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25 Feb 2005
IOC News , Press Release

IOC Commissions for 2005

Today, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, announced the 2005 composition of the 24 IOC commissions whose role is to guide the IOC and the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games in their missions. You will find all the details on the commissions’ composition by clicking here (pdf document).

A New Commission
The main changes concern the removal of the Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad - Athens 2004, and the setting up of an Evaluation Commission for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012. This Commission was created at the beginning of 2005 and its members are currently in New York for the evaluation visit.

The 24 Commissions and their Chairpersons
This is a list of the commissions and their chairpersons: Executive Board (Jacques Rogge), Commission for Culture and Olympic Education (Zhenliang He), Athletes’ Commission (Sergey Bubka), Ethics Commission (Kéba Mbaye), Nominations Commission (Francisco Elizalde), Women and Sport Commission (Anita L. DeFrantz), Finance Commission (Richard L. Carrión), Juridical Commission (Thomas Bach), Marketing Commission (Gerhard Heiberg), Medical Commission (Arne Ljungqvist), Press Commission (Richard Kevan Gosper), Olympic Programme Commission (Franco Carraro), Radio and Telecvision Commission (Jacques Rogge, Chairman ad interim), Olympic Solidarity Commission (Mario Vázquez Raña), Sport and Law Commission (Thomas Bach), Sport and Environment Commission (Pál Schmitt),Sport for All Commission (Walther Tröger), Coordination Commission for the XX Olympic Winter Games – Turin 2006 (Jean-Claude Killy), Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad – Beijing 2008 (Hein Verbruggen), Coordination Commission for the XXI Olympic Winter Games – Vancouver 2010 (René Fasel), Evaluation Commission for the Games of the XXX Olympiad – 2012 (Nawal El Moutawakel), Olympic Philately, Numismatic and Memorabilia Commission (Juan Antonio Samaranch), International Relations Commission (Guy Drut) and TV and New Media Commission (Jacques Rogge).

Members and Specialists
In order to study certain subjects and make recommendations to the Executive Board, the IOC President sets up specialised commissions. Some of these are mixed, including IOC members, representatives of the International Olympic Sports Federations and the National Olympic Committees, athletes, technical experts, advisers and sports specialists.

Learn more on the commissions
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