Dear Media Friends,
We are delighted to inform that from 23rd to 25th December, 2022 IOC OS Seminar for Athlete’s Education & Leadership will be organized at Pakistan Olympic House, Lahore.
Forty (40) athletes from various sports will attend the Seminar wherein sessions will be held on the subjects of Doping Control & ADEL, Rights & Responsibilities of Athletes, Presentation on Manipulation, Fair play and Good Governance in Sports, Gender Equality, Presentation on Harassment and Abuse in Sports, Prevention of Injuries in Sports. This seminar has been designed to facilitate and encourage athlete to conduct the Group Work and Panel Discussions shall be organized by inviting the experts on the subject topics.
This seminar is the reiteration of the POA's resolve to educate athletes as they will be taking over the future roles of the coach, managers, officials and leaders of the Olympic and Sports Movement of Pakistan. In these three days, athletes will also be interacting with the officials of the National Sports Federations and Pakistan Olympic Association.
The first of such seminar titled “Empowering Athletes” in November, 2020 was a huge success as it opened with a video message of the IOC President Thomas Bach emphasizing that the athletes are the heart of the Olympic Movement. Thereafter POA has organized athletes seminar in 2021 in which athletes from various sports were invited.
Lt. Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President POA will inaugurate the Seminar on 23rd December, 2022 and on the first day athletes would be presented the topics related to the Doping Controls and Rights & Responsibilities of the Athletes.
Muhammad Khalid Mahmood
Secretary General POA