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FISU Secretary General appointed to IOF Ethics Commission

FISU 15 October 2018

“Good governance and ethics, the only way forward”


In a development that highlights FISU’s commitment to good governance in sport, FISU Secretary General & CEO Eric Saintrond was appointed to the International Orienteering Federation’s (IOF) Ethics Panel during the General Assembly held in Prague, Czech Republic, over 4-7 October 2018.


Secretary-General/CEO Eric SaintrondThe 5-member Ethics Panel, appointed for the first time in 2018, is an independent judicial body within the IOF that reviews and monitors all operations covered by the IOF’s Code of Ethics.


The Panel will also adjudicate upon violations of the Code of Ethics, may impose sanctions for violations and will report the findings to the Council or the General Assembly.


Eric Saintrond accepted the appointment with enthusiasm and resolve.


“Good governance is crucial to the future development and growth of sport, especially among the youth,” he said.


“As FISU Secretary General and also in a personal capacity, I am deeply committed to upholding the highest ethical standards and procedures in sport.”


The other members in the Panel are Robert Dredge (GBR), Michel Ediar (FRA), Kirre Palmi (FIN) and Anna Samelius (SWE).