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IOAPA President Richard Koo Announces New Generation of Leadership for Association

IOAPA President Richard Koo Announces New Generation of Leadership for Association

Toronto, 6 January 2023 – In advance of the elections to the 2023-2025 Executive Committee, IOAPA President Richard Koo announced today that he would not be seeking re-election this coming April. “It has been the honour of a lifetime to represent the members of the IOAPA. After 4 terms and 8 years as president, I have full confidence that the IOAPA is well positioned to take on the challenges and opportunities that await our organisation as we continue our mandate…

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Magna Grecia Contributes to Hans van Haute Scholarship

Magna Grecia Contributes to Hans van Haute Scholarship

Olympia, 27 December 2022 – Every second year, the International Olympic Academy Participants Association holds its session on the premises of the International Olympic Academy, in Ancient Olympia. Since 2013, the Hans Van Haute Fund was established to enable participants with limited financial means to attend the IOAPA session. More information about the fund and the scholarship is available below. As you know, many businesses and organisations were hit hard during the pandemic. The IOAPA had to host its Session…

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IOAPA Statement on Ukraine

IOAPA Statement on Ukraine

The IOAPA Executive Committee wishes to express its solidarity with the people of Ukraine against the invasion of its sovereign and independent nation by Russian military forces with support from Belarus. IOAPA unites with the International Olympic Academy (IOA) and International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the condemnation of these unacceptable and aggressive actions.  We support the call of the IOC and IOA regarding the withdrawal of international sport events taking place in Russia and Belarus as a direct consequence of…

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COC signs first-ever IOAPA Memorandum of Understanding

COC signs first-ever IOAPA Memorandum of Understanding

MOU to promote and strengthen the Canadian Olympic education programs (en français ci-dessous) TORONTO (November 12, 2020) – On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) became the first-ever National Olympic Committee to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Olympic Academy Participants Association (IOAPA) to promote and strengthen the Canadian Olympic education programs. Under the MOU, an Olympic education hub will be created on the IOAPA website, where best practices and programs will be shared globally for those interested…

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