New Leaders Forum attracts NOCs to promote gender equality

The New Leaders Forum took place in Helsinki on 18-20 November and attracted more than 200 participants to share best practice and discuss progress made in advancing gender equality in their respective organisations.

The three-day Forum was organised by the NOC of Finland in collaboration with the IOC and European Olympic Committees (EOC). ANOC Gender Equity Commission Chair and Chair of the IOC prevention of harassment and abuse in sport (PHAS) working group chair, HRH Prince Feisal Bin Al-Hussein, conducted a lecture on protecting athletes from harassment and abuse and stressed the need to take action in promoting gender equality.

Chair of the IOC Women in Sport Commission Lydia Nsekera emphasised the importance of NOCs implementing the recommendations.

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