FIFA International Integrity Programme developed in collaboration with UNODCIntegrity workshops hosted with all six confederationsProgramme aimed to spice up schooling and constructing integrity capability inside 211 member associationsFIFA and the United Nations Workplace on Medicine and Crime (UNODC) concluded its first-ever worldwide integrity schooling programme, designed to help all 211 member associations of their efforts to sort out match manipulation in soccer.
Launched final 12 months by FIFA in collaboration with UNODC, the FIFA International Integrity Programme aimed to teach and construct integrity capability inside 211 member associations, and to share information and sources with integrity officers in soccer.
Since its launch in March 2021, some 400-plus representatives from governments and soccer associations throughout the globe took half in 29 workshops which lined a number of key subjects, together with establishing an integrity initiative, reporting mechanisms, competitors safety, cooperation between and amongst member associations and legislation enforcement.
Gianni Infantino, FIFA President stated:
“Integrity, good governance, ethics and honest play – these are values that lie at very coronary heart of soccer and are elementary to making sure belief and confidence in our sport. Bringing collectively over 400 members from around the globe, the FIFA International Integrity Programme delivered along with the UNODC has offered an necessary platform to teach and strengthen ongoing efforts to fight match-manipulation and shield the integrity of soccer.
“I want to thank the UNODC and Ms. Ghada Waly for the continued collaboration and sit up for persevering with our future work and programmes collectively.”
“Corruption and dishonest haven’t any place in our societies, and definitely no place on the earth’s hottest sport. By way of the International Integrity Programme, FIFA and UNODC have made an actual impression in advancing integrity in soccer. We are going to proceed working in partnership with FIFA to guard the gorgeous sport from match fixing and different crimes, and to leverage the worldwide drive that’s soccer in our efforts to realize the Sustainable Improvement Objectives,” stated UNODC Govt Director Ghada Waly.
As a part of the FIFA International Integrity Programme, workshops have been held in all six confederations, together with the Asian Soccer Confederation (AFC), the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF), the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Affiliation Soccer (Concacaf), the Oceania Soccer Confederation (OFC), the Union of European Soccer Associations (UEFA), and the South American Soccer Confederation (CONMEBOL).
The FIFA International Integrity Programme was developed in keeping with FIFA’s general imaginative and prescient of constructing soccer really international and the UNODC’s goal of supporting governments and sports activities organizations of their efforts to safeguard sport from corruption and crime.
The International Integrity Programme was carried out inside the context of a joint FIFA-UNODC partnership, established following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2020 committing to zero coverage tolerance on corruption in soccer.
For extra data on UNODC’s work on safeguarding sport from corruption and crime, please go to unodc.org/safeguardingsport.
For extra data on the FIFA International Integrity Programme and FIFA Integrity, please go to authorized.fifa.com.
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