IOC announces composition of advisory committee on human rights
THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) HAS ANNOUNCED THE COMPOSITION OF ITS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS. THIS FOLLOWS THE APPROVAL OF ITS STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK ON HUMAN RIGHTS BY THE IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD IN SEPTEMBER 2022. THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE’S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE THE IOC WITH STRATEGIC GUIDANCE AND ADVISE ON HUMAN RIGHTS RISK MANAGEMENT.
Nine members, the majority of them independent
Created in 2018 as a direct result of Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC Advisory Committee is composed of nine members with a majority of independent external experts, including representatives from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), civil society and TOP Partners. All have been selected for their knowledge of sport and human rights. Four of them are IOC members, including two athletes. Six are women and three are men, coming from all the continents.
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