Watch via live webcast today: World Summit on Ethics & Leadership in Sports at Home of Fifa
published on 16 September 2016
Prof. Richard McLaren, Gianni Infantino and 54 other world-class speakers to explore the burning questions on ethics in sports at the 2nd World Summit on Ethics and Leadership in Sports at the Home of FIFA
The ongoing doping scandal and overall pressing governance challenges in sports to highlight the agenda in what is expected to be a heated debate to preserve the original values of sports. The summit is available via live-webcast.
Following the success of the first edition in 2014, the World Forum for Ethics in Business (WFEB) has again invited experts from around the globe to discuss all issues concerning ethical behavior in sports in the second World Summit on Ethics and Leadership in Sports.
Organised by the Brussels-based foundation, this multi-stakeholder platform will elaborate on what business and politics can learn from sports. It will also showcase successful CSR activities in the sports arena as well as assess and address current challenges in sports ethics. Themed “Preserving the beauty of Sports and leveraging its full potential for society”, the summit will feature a mix of keynote addresses and dedicated breakout sessions to enrich participants’ overall knowledge and experience, and propose a substantial agenda for action.
Follow the Summit via live-webstream today from 8:45 am – 6 pm on:
The complete speakers list can be viewed here: https://ethicsinsports.ch/2nd-wsels-speakers/
Keynote speakers include amongst others
Mr. Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for
Development and Peace
Hon. Mr. Ryszard Czarnecki, Vice President of the European Parliament
Mr. Jo Leinen and Marc Tarabella, Members of European Parliament
Hon. Dr. Shri Biren Sikder, Minister of State for the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Bangladesh
Ms. Sylvia Schenk, Chair of Working Group Sport, Transparency International
Mr. Inge Andersen, Secretary General, Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Mr. Frank Dassler, General Counsel of the adidas Group, President of the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry
Mr. Hans-Joachim Eckert, Chairman of the Adj. Chamber of the independent FIFA Ethics Committee
Dr. iur. Bernhard Heusler, President, FC Basel, Switzerland
Mr. Rob Harris, Global Football Writer, The Associated Press
Mrs. Isha Johansen, President of the Sierra Leone Football Association, Owner and CEO of Sierra Leone National Premier League Club FC Johansen
Ms. Tina Maze, World Cup Alpine Ski Racer and Double Olympic Gold Medalist, Slovenia
Mr. Christoph Daum, Soccer Coach of National Soccer Team of Romania
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, World Forum for Ethics in Business
Ms. Claudia Neumann, Sports TV Reporter, Germany
- Investigating systemic doping in sports: How independent commissions are established and run
- The continued rise of eSport – Efforts to combat match fixing and improve integrity
- Bold thinking : Is gambling a bigger threat to sport than drugs?
- How the British Horseracing Authority’s “Integrity Review” aims to modernise its Integrity Unit