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Parsons at Global Sports Week: ‘As we say at the IPC, Change Starts With Sport’
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Parsons at Global Sports Week: ‘As we say at the IPC, Change Starts With Sport’

Parsons at Global Sports Week: ‘As we say at the IPC, Change Starts With Sport’ International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons joined an all-star panel of speakers to highlight the Paralympic Movement’s role in society during the Global Sports Week (GSW) Paris conference that concluded on 5 February. Broadcasted from its central hub at […]

SPORTACCORD MANAGING DIRECTOR, NIS HATT, UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSED AS INTERIM MANAGER OF GAISF
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SPORTACCORD MANAGING DIRECTOR, NIS HATT, UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSED AS INTERIM MANAGER OF GAISF

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) Council met via video conference on Wednesday, 16 December 2020 for a GAISF Extraordinary Council Meeting chaired by President, Dr. Raffaele Chiulli. As previously communicated, the current Director, Philippe Gueisbuhler decided to pursue an opportunity outside of the organisation with the International Ski Federation (FIS) […]

GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER VIRTUALLY FOR GAISF GENERAL ASSEMBLY
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GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER VIRTUALLY FOR GAISF GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The global sports community came together virtually yesterday for the GAISF General Assembly to reflect on the united front of sport in the face of this past year’s challenges, and vote on a number of key decisions including several applications for membership. “It has been a year and half of remarkable achievements. Especially since many […]

AIMS General Assembly
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AIMS General Assembly

The annual AIMS General Assembly was held virtually for the first time in the history due to the current Covid-19 pandemic.  AIMS President, Stephan Fox welcomed all AIMS members, observers, former AIMS members and former AIMS Presidents. He especially thanked the AIMS Council for all their work and support, the General Secretary and the head […]

GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY MARKS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY
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GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY MARKS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

International Sports Federations (IFs) and GAISF Members marked World Mental Health Day this weekend with a wide variety of positive activations, digital campaigns and initiatives, all aimed at raising awareness of mental health issues at a time when it is more important than ever before. World Mental Health Day is held annually on 10 October, […]

IPC supports UTS World Virtual Youth Festival
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IPC supports UTS World Virtual Youth Festival

IPC supports UTS World Virtual Youth Festival Multiple organisations including the IOC and the IPC join forces with United Through Sports to engage youngsters in sport during the pandemic06 Oct 2020 To get youngsters around the world active during the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and multiple other sport organisations have partnered with […]

UTS 2020 YOUTH FESTIVAL PATRONAGE
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UTS 2020 YOUTH FESTIVAL PATRONAGE

    “Cooperation is always more powerful than competition, and in union there is strength.”– UTS President Stephan Fox As we mark the 50-day countdown to the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival 2020, youth around the world are now being activated and invited to participate in the festival competitions. Over 60 international sport affiliated organisations have joined towards […]

IF Forum 2020 to Adopt Fully Virtual Format
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IF Forum 2020 to Adopt Fully Virtual Format

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 October 2020 IF Forum 2020 to Adopt Fully Virtual Format LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The International Federation (IF) Forum, the annual event that brings together leaders from across the global sporting community, will be hosted by SportAccord in a fully virtual format next month.In light of the challenges in relation to international travel […]

GAISF TO HOST ITS FIRST EVER VIRTUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
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GAISF TO HOST ITS FIRST EVER VIRTUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

In light of the complexities of international travel and in-person gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the forthcoming GAISF General Assembly on 10 November 2020 will be held in a virtual format for the first time ever. The General Assembly had originally been planned in a hybrid form. Due to the evolving situation of the […]