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21-22 September 2006 ľ Lausanne, Switzerland - First Seminar on the Autonomy of the Olympic and Sports Movement
The First Seminar on the Autonomy of the Olympic and Sports Movement was held at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne on 21-22 September 2006, attended by representatives of the IOC, IFs, NOCs, ARISF, GAISF, and IPC. The Seminar was chaired by IOC President Dr Jacques Rogge, who was helped in his tasks by the Seminar Vice-Presidents Mr Mario Vázquez Raña, President of ANOC, Mrs Els Van Breda Vriesman, ASOIF Council Member, and Mr René Fasel, AIOWF President, in the presence of IOC Life Honorary President Mr Juan Antonio Samaranch.

The NOCs were represented by ANOC Secretary General Gunilla Lindberg (Sweden), ANOC continental Vice-Presidents Lassana Palenfo (Côte d'Ivoire), Julio César Maglione (Uruguay), Kevan Gosper (Australia), Executive Council Members Gustavo Dias Vaz Da Conceição (Angola), Patrick Chamunda (Zambia), Felipe Muñoz Kapamas (Mexico), Ramón Zubizarreta (Paraguay), Raja Randhir Singh (India), Raffaele Pagnozzi (Italy), Alexander Kozlovsky (Russian Federation), Colin Moynihan (Great Britain), Robin Mitchell (Fiji), Ricardo Blas (Guam) and NOC Presidents Mustapha Berraf (Algeria), Jorge Nery Carvajal (Costa Rica), Kai Holm (Denmark), Aicha Garad Ali (Djibouti), Danilo Carrera Drouet (Ecuador), Minos Kyriakou (Greece), Kipjoge Keino (Kenya), Alejandro Blanco (Spain).

The Seminar addressed the three following issues :
- Basic principles for maintaining the autonomy of the structures of the Olympic and sports Movement; analysis of the current situation,
- Evaluation and analysis of the issues; relations with public authorities and governmental bodies,
- Estimation of the capacity of the Olympic and sports Movement to prevent and react to interference.

The participants underlined this should be the first of several Seminars to be staged in the future, and adopted a series of resolutions (Read Resolutions).

27-28 May 2006 - Buenos Aires - XLIV General Assembly Pan American Sports Organization
The XLIV General Assembly met in the city of Buenos Aires, on May the 27th and 28th, 2006 and adopted the following Resolutions.



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