UNODC presents the Guide "Reporting mechanisms in sport"
03 March 2022
31 January 2022 Skopje, North Macedonia
Following the commitments on the Government of North Macedonia to tackle corruption in sport, reaffirmed with the adoption of the Regional Anti-Corruption and Illicit Finance Roadmap for the Western Balkans, UNODC in partnership with the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Good Governance and the Agency on Youth and Sport organized a presentation of the Guide "Reporting mechanisms in sport".
The event was attended by more than 20 participants from 15 different national sports federations operating in North Macedonia, with the presence of distinguished guests including H.E. the Ambassador of Romania to North Macedonia, Deputy Prime Minister of North Macedonia and Director of the Agency for Youth and Sport.
The primary goal of the Guide, prepared jointly by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and UNODC, is to support the national sport federations and broader range of stakeholders, such as athletes’ unions, sports clubs, sponsors, government officials and regulatory agencies, in developing reporting mechanisms to support the integrity of and to fight corruption in sport. The Guide stems from the efforts to fight competition manipulation with a wider perspective in providing guidance for operating effective reporting mechanisms of wrongdoing in sport.
The translation of the publication into the local languages and the organisation of the event, were made possible with the contribution of the Government of Romania in support of the implementation of the Regional Anti-Corruption and Illicit Finance Roadmap in North Macedonia.