IYSF Attends 2013 SportAccord Convention in Russia

Umang Dawn, Vice President of IYSF and India Representative, attended the Sport Accord Convention in St Petersburg, Russia at the end of May 2013.

According to the SportAccord website, “The world of sport is meeting again this year at the SportAccord Convention. The conference takes place in Saint Petersburg and gives immense opportunities for the delegates to build new business relationships, promote their sports and services as well as work on developing new projects.

SportAccord team has been organising meetings which aim at raising awareness and bringing new opportunities to promote its members.”

Umang Dawn (IYSF India) with Director of Planning for Tokyp Bid 2020

Umang Dawn (IYSF India) with Director of Planning for Tokyp Bid 2020

SportAccord Mission:

SportAccord’s mission is to UNITE and SUPPORT its members in the co-ordination and protection of their common aims and interests, while conserving and respecting their autonomy.

SportAccord is the umbrella organisation for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations as well as organisers of international sporting events.
SportAccord members benefit from various services which support an ethical and socially responsible sports movement that adheres to principles of good governance and sustainability.
We encourage and facilitate knowledge sharing among members and provide expertise in relevant areas such as anti-doping, social responsibility, integrity, digital media. By establishing various multi-sports games that group together similar sports, we aim to promote our members and increase their visibility.
As an organisation, we identify with the key values of neutrality, transparency and accountability while promoting sport’s ability to contribute to positive change in communities.