International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)
4 years or until new members are appointed at a Board of Directors meeting of ITTF (whichever is earlier)
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), founded in 1926, is the governing body of the sport of table tennis with 226 member Associations in the world. The ITTF supervises the staging of World Championships annually, and several other world title events. Around 120 international tournaments are sanctioned by the ITTF yearly. Its main function is to govern and develop the sport for the benefit of over thirty million competitive players in all parts of the world.
Table Tennis is an Olympic and Paralympic sport and is included in the programme of the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as in the majority of Multisport Games. Applications are now welcomed from experienced sport ethics professionals and other sport integrity experts to form part of the ITTF Ethics Commission.
The Ethics Commission will play a central role in ensuring that various Table Tennis parties, such as ITTF, its Member Associations, affiliated organisations, World Table Tennis, the ITTF Foundation, and their officials, officers, employees and relevant third parties operate consistently with the principles of good governance and ethics. In particular, the Ethics Commission exercises oversight over the implementation of the Code of Ethics.
In light of the ongoing changes to ITTF’s governance system, such as the recent establishment of the ITTF Integrity Unit, it is intended for the Ethics Commission to take on a broader role within sport integrity – beyond ethics and including areas such as anti-match manipulation, anti-doping, sport governance, athlete safeguarding, and anti-harassment. To this end, the Ethics Commission may take on responsibilities as described above and as amended moving forward and may be renamed as appropriate. Therefore, applicants for a position on the Ethics Commission should keep the above in mind.
The term for all members of the Ethics Commission is 4 years or until new members are appointed at a Board of Directors meeting of ITTF (whichever is earlier).
If appointed, no ITTF Ethics Commission Chair or member themselves and their immediate family members may:
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