EPAS 2024 Annual Meeting: New EPAS Consultative Committee Bureau Elected


EPAS 2024 Annual Meeting: New EPAS Consultative Committee Bureau Elected

30 May 2024

On 28 - 30 May, the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS), a body of the Council of Europe, held its annual plenary meetings of the Governing Board and Consultative Committee in Strasbourg.



The sessions kicked off on May 28 with updates from the EPAS Consultative Committee, followed by workshops that addressed topics such as refugees and migrants, Sport for All, and education. On 29 May, the EPAS Consultative Committee welcomed three new members: the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Rugby Europe, and the World Snowboarding Federation (WSF), reaching the maximum of 30 organizations. 

The plenary meeting's agenda included the election of the new Bureau of the EPAS Consultative Committee (CC). The elected Bureau members are:

  • Chair
    • Charlotte Girard-Fabre, IFSO – International Federation for Sports Officials
  • Vice Chair
    • Mogens Kirkeby, ISCA – International Sport and Culture Association
  • Members
    • Annamarie Phelps, EOC – European Olympic Committees 
    • Andrej Pisl, EUSA – European University Sports Association
    • Patrik Perosa, IDO – International Dance Organizaation
    • Pauline Johanet, Peace and Sport
  • Gender Equality Rapporteur
    • Marie Denitton, ENGSO

We would like to congratulate to the new members of the EPAS Consultative Committee Bureau! 


About EPAS

The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) provides a platform for intergovernmental sports co-operation between the public authorities of its member states. It also encourages dialogue between public authorities, sports federations and NGOs. This contributes to better governance, with the aim of making sport more ethical, more inclusive and safer.

The EPAS Consultative Committee Bureau is elected by the members of the Consultative Committee. The Consultative Committee provides opinions on the program of activities and offers advice for the decisions of the Governing Board (https://www.coe.int/en/web/sport/epas-governing-board).