Meeting of the Bureau of the 5th session of the Conference of Parties to the International Convention against Doping in Sport

When, local time: 
Thursday, 29 June 2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Where: 
Romania, Bucharest
Type of Event: 
Category 5-Advisory Committee
Contact: 
Marcellin Dally, m.dally@unesco.org

The fourth Bureau meeting of the 5th session of the Conference of Parties to UNESCO's International Convention against Doping in Sport will be held in Bucharest, Romania, on 29 June 2017.

The Conference of Parties (COP) to the International Convention against Doping in Sport is a statutory conference held every two years. All UNESCO Member States are invited to participate in the sixth session taking place at UNESCO Headquarters on 25-26 September 2017.

This meeting of the Bureau is held in preparation of the sixth session.

On 29 and 30 October 2015, the fifth session of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the International Convention against Doping in Sport took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris under the Convention’s motto “win for real”.

Gathering more than 350 participants from over 115 countries, the COP5 had the highest participation of public authorities, in particular of Sport Ministers, since its first session held in 2005.

During the session and as required by Rule 4 of its Rules of Procedure, the Conference of Parties elected a Chairperson, Vice-Chairpersons and a Rapporteur.

Mr Saleh Konbaz Mohammed (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) was re-elected as Chairperson. The representative of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as Rapporteur.

The elected Bureau also comprises the following Vice-Chairpersons: Colombia, Kenya, the Republic of Korea and Romania.