ANOC EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAUSANNE 2013
For this Extraordinary edition of the ANOC General Assembly, all participants were invited to Lausanne, the Olympic Capital and home of the ANOC Headquarters.
After the Reception, on Friday June 14th, hosted by City of Lausanne and Canton de Vaud, which opened the program of the event, representatives of the 201 National Olympic Committees, International Federations, Organizing Committees for Olympic Games and Members of the International Olympic Committee were invited on June 15 to the Beaulieu Congress Center for the ANOC Extraordinary General Assembly.
On the Agenda for this meeting, two resolutions were submitted to the vote of the 201 National Olympic Committees present. First, the project of the new ANOC Constitution drafted by the Juridical Commission of ANOC these past few months was adopted. Link to ANOC New Constitution
The second resolution consisted of recommendations put forward by the Modernization Commission for the future work of ANOC, which were unanimously approved by the NOCs. Link to the Recommendations
During the second part of the Extraordinary General Assembly, the participants had the opportunity to view the presentations of the three Candidates Cities for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games: Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid, before the final vote which is to take place on September 7, 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Organizing Committees for the Olympic Games of Sochi 2014 (Winter), Rio 2016 (Summer), PyeongChang 2018 (Winter) and the Youth Olympic Games of Nanjing 2014 (Summer) and Lillehammer 2016 (Winter) made presentations of their projects for all participants.
On Sunday, June 16th, all NOC representatives were welcomed to the new ANOC House. Although the house itself is currently under renovation, the Garden welcomed all attendees with sunshine and delicious food. It was a beautiful day in Lausanne and the best way to end the Extraordinary General Assembly.
ANOC would like to thank all the representatives of the National Olympic Committees for their presence, the International Olympic Committee for its support, and the City of Lausanne as well as the Canton de Vaud Authorities for their help over the past months in the organization of this Extraordinary General Assembly.
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