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The Committee of Ministers adopts a declaration on sport integrity

EPAS 27 September 2023 Strasbourg, France

In a declaration adopted on 27 September 2023, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers invites member states and sport organisations to “promote transparency, accountability, democracy and ethical behaviour in sport, including the establishment of robust governance systems,...

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