TAFISA President Attends Olympism 365 Commission Meeting


TAFISA President Attends Olympism 365 Commission Meeting

19 December 2022

On 24 November, the IOC's newly formed Olympism 365 Commision held its first meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. TAFISA President Wolfgang Baumann attended the meeting as an appointed member of the Commission.

The IOC website's page for the Commission highlights that "the responsibilities of the Olympism 365 Commission are to:

  • Advise on the IOC’s strategic approach to strengthening the role of safe, inclusive and sustainable sport as an enabler of the Sustainable Development Goals, and connect more people, from more diverse communities, to Olympism - 365 days a year.
  • Provide recommendations on enhancing the coherence, coordination and collective impact of programmes, partnerships and initiatives across, and beyond, the Olympic Movement, aimed at strengthening the positive social impact of sport.
  • Analyse the implications for Olympism 365 of key strategic developments, future priorities and innovation across the Olympic Movement, development financing, corporate responsibility and social policy.
  • Promote the relevance of Olympism 365 to stakeholders and partners who can help sustain and scale the contribution of sport and Olympism in society to sustainable development, including Olympic leaders, policy-makers, development financing institutions, foundations and social development institutions."

The Commission is chaired by Auvita Rapilla, Secretary General of the Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee, and is composed of high-level representatives. 

The Olympism 365 Commission Members met in Lausanne on 24 November


More information about the Commission and its members can be found on the IOC's website: https://olympics.com/ioc/olympism-365-commission