QOC participates in International Forum for Sports Integrity

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DOHA- The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) participated in the fourth edition of International Forum for Sports Integrity organized by the International Olympic Committee on November 9, 2021.

The QOC was represented by Sheikh Ahmad Nooh Al-Thani, Director of Legal Affairs Department and Mrs. Zahra Al-Zaidan, Head of Legal Studies Unit.

The Forum brought together over 500 representatives of the Olympic Movement, governments, intergovernmental agencies and other experts to discuss how to improve the prevention of corruption in sport, in particular through the International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport (IPACS), which was created during the second edition of the IFSI in 2017.

The event also provided an important platform for exchanges between sports organisations, intergovernmental organisations such as the UNODC, OECD, Council of Europe and INTERPOL, as well as government representatives.

The forum also highlighted the efforts made by the Olympic movement unit on prevention of manipulation of competitions and urged the countries to sign the council of Europe convention on manipulation of sports competitions.

 

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee