On September 8, 2020, at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, elections took place to renew the members of the Bureau of the Consultative Committee of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) of the Council of Europe.
The Consultative Committee (CC) is composed of 25 organisations. The election of ISF as the Chair is a commitment to ensure that the challenges of the organised sport movement and the specialised organisations are properly understood by the EPAS members and that the bridges and coordination between the members of the CC and the different bodies and components of EPAS are strengthened. Also, to have EPAS members make full use of the expertise of the CC members and to set up processes ensuring that the voice of the organised sports movement is heard by the members of EPAS.
The CC members and the new bureau will engage to promote more effectively to the European Sports Charter and to the projects and values carried by the Council of Europe (EPAS) within the sport movement.
The composition of the Bureau is:
Chair: Kolë Gjeloshaj, International School Sport Federation
Vice-Chair: Tone Jagodic, European Olympic Committees
James Ogilvie, UEFA
Janez Sodrznik, TAFISA
Laura Capranica, European Athlete as Student Network
Louis Moustakas, European Network of Sport Education