The Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions (the Macolin Convention)
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The Macolin Convention is a legal instrument and the only rule of international law on the manipulation of sports competitions. It requests public authorities to co-operate with sports organisations, betting operators and competition organisers to prevent, detect and sanction the manipulation of sports competitions. It proposes a common legal framework for an efficient international cooperation to respond to this global threat.
The Macolin Convention entered into force on 1 September 2019. It has been ratified by Greece, Italy, Norway, Portugal, the Republic of Moldova, Switzerland and Ukraine. It has been signed by 30 other European States, as well as by Australia and Morocco.