Seminar on Good Governance in Ukraine

National Olympic Committee of Ukraine hosted a seminar on Good Governance in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee, which became the next step in the policy of the National Olympic Committee to enhance the efficiency of sports organizations and improve the knowledge and experience of sports personnel.

The event was attended by about 100 executives and representatives of national federations for Olympic sports, heads of regional offices of the NOC.

The IOC adviser as an experienced lecturer Michael Vesper, who has been working for long time in different leading positions in governmental and sport organizations, visited to Ukraine on the invitation of the NOC to share valuable knowledge and experience on the proper management with sports specialists.

Sergey Bubka, the president of National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, expressed during his welcome speech his sincere gratitude to the IOC and the Olympic Solidarity for supporting this seminar and Michael Vesper’s visit to Ukraine.

“In its activities the IOC pays great attention to the implementation of good governance among its entities around the world. In particular, the basic principles of good governance are in the Olympic Agenda 2020. Indeed, we need to evolve, move forward, improve and change for the better, meeting the demands of the times,” said Sergey Bubka.

He also stressed that ethics and the enhancement of the role and responsibility of the athlete’s entourage are some of the key areas of good governance.

Michael Vesper shared the current trends and fundamentals of good governance in sport and the principles of good governance of the IOC, answering a considerable number of questions from participants of the event.

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