Practically 50 representatives from 37 Worldwide Federations (IFs) got here collectively at Olympic Home in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 16 Might 2023, for a workshop to share data and change data on tips on how to stop competitors manipulation at sports activities competitions.
Organised by the Olympic Motion Unit on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions (OM Unit PMC), the assembly centered on the three important pillars of the Unit’s technique: regulation and laws, awareness-raising and capacity-building, and intelligence and investigations. The IFs additionally obtained an replace on the upcoming PMC actions within the lead-up to Paris 2024.
“It’s unbelievable to see the group of IF ‘Single Factors of Contacts’ energetic and nicely knowledgeable concerning the prevention of competitors manipulation,” stated Friedrich Martens, Head of the OM Unit PMC. “Our purpose for years is to make sure all IFs are aware of our instruments and processes to allow them to deal with any incidents in a well timed and proactive method – at all times with the help of the OM Unit PMC. We help them to implement the Olympic Motion Code on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions , to actively elevate consciousness amongst their sportspersons and on their administration of any incidents. The workshop allowed us to share finest practices and experiences in an excellent ambiance and we may additionally give all IFs an inside look into new processes, procedures and instruments obtainable to them.”
Throughout the assembly, the IF specialists had been launched to the new version of the model rules for IFs and Nationwide Federations (NFs), which adopted the current update of the Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions (OM Code PMC).
The assembly individuals took half in interactive hands-on periods, sharing finest practices about tips on how to run awareness-raising actions for his or her sportspersons. The involvement of the Consider in Sport ambassadors was additionally highlighted, in addition to the help obtainable via IOC instruments, corresponding to the Believe in Sport toolbox.
The workshop additionally had a powerful deal with intelligence and investigations. The OM Unit PMC intelligence processes, which apply in the course of the Olympic Video games and past, had been launched to the individuals, in addition to the instruments obtainable to run intelligence and investigations, such as the IBIS platform and new open-source platforms developed by the Unit.
A dedication from the entire Olympic Motion
A couple of weeks in the past the OM Unit PMC organised a similar webinar with NOCs.
These conferences type a part of the IOC’s efforts to have interaction all key Olympic Motion stakeholders in defending the integrity of sporting competitions. The initiatives to prevent competition manipulation are led by the devoted OM Unit PMC, arrange in 2017. In March 2023, the IOC determined to allocate a fund of USD 10 million per Olympiad to proceed to help the profitable work of this Unit.