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Lausanne, 6 August 2018 - ISF president Mr Laurent Petrynka has been confirmed by the President of the International Olympic Committee Mr Thomas Bach as a member of the IOC Olympic Education Commission.
Mr Petrynka and the members of the Olympic Education Commission advise the IOC Session, the IOC Executive Board and the IOC President on the promotion of Olympic values-based education and provide strategic direction on IOC programmes related to the education of youth through sport.
The appointment is a great honour for the International School Sport Federation and a great development in liaise with the ISF Vision 2030 of strengthening the recognition of the School Sport on the international stage and among world-leading sport stakeholders.
As announced by the IOC, the review of the scope and composition of the IOC commissions was one of the 40 recommendations of Olympic Agenda 2020.
The responsibilities of the Olympic Education Commission, chaired by Mr Barry Maister, are to advise on:
Source: Olympic education commission
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