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Baku to host 43rd General Assembly of European Olympic Committees

The Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the 43rd General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) on November 21-22.

President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach will be among the attendants at the event.

The General Assembly will hear reports by EOC President Patrick Hickey, EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi, Secretary General of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Gunilla Lindberg, Director of IOC Olympic Solidarity Pere Miró, as well as chairs of EOC Olympic Games, Marketing and Communication, EYOF, EU, Environment and Sport for All, Olympic Culture and Legacy, Medical and Antidoping, Gender Equality in Sport and Athletics commissions.

Chairman of the EOC Coordination Commission Spyros Capralos’ Baku 2015 report and Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee`s reports will also be heard at the General Assembly.

It will also examine the progress of preparations for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Summer Games, PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games and the European Youth Olympic Festival (Tbilisi, 2015). Five best young athletes will be awarded at the General Assembly.

On November 20, a day before the General Assembly, the EOC Executive Committee will hold a meeting at Fairmont Baku Flame Towers Hotel.