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World Sailing joins the IOC as a founding signatory of the Sports for Nature framework

December 20 2022 - News Release News Editorial

World Sailing has joined 20 sports organisations, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a founding partner, and the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, in signing the first-ever Sports for Nature Framework. Signatories pledge to adhere to four key principles that will safeguard nature and contribute to the new global goals for biodiversity, which

World Sailing joins the IOC as a founding signatory of the Sports for Nature framework

World Sailing has joined 20 sports organisations, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a founding partner, and the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, in signing the first-ever Sports for Nature Framework.

Signatories pledge to adhere to four key principles that will safeguard nature and contribute to the new global goals for biodiversity, which governments are expected to agree to later this week at the Convention on Biological Diversity 15th Conference of the Parties meeting (COP15) in Montreal, Canada.

“Sailing operates close to the natural world and the people who take part in our sport are often passionate guardians of their environment. This relationship means that we at World Sailing are proud to be a part of Sports for Nature, and we are committed to working with others to protect the places where our sailing communities live, work and play.” David Graham, World Sailing Chief Executive Officer

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