The WFN has sought to create the alliance for specific purposes. On 30 March 2011, the World Brain Alliance was formed in Geneva comprising: Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), European Brain Council (EBC), International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO), International Child Neurology Association (ILAE), World Federation of Neurorehabilitation (WFNR), World Federation of Neurology (WFN), World Federation of Neurosurgical Society (WFNS), World Psychiatry Association (WPA), World Stroke Organisation (WSO).
The World Brain Alliance was founded on three premises:
World Federation of Neurology (WFN)
World Psychiatric Association (WPA)
International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO)
World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
International Child Neurology Association (ICNA)
World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR)