Governance also focuses on the formal and informal structures set in place to arrive at and implement the decision. Declaration of core principles on sport integrity good governance. They also provide guidance for stock exchanges, investors, corporations, and others that have a role in the process of developing good corporate governance. These two traditions have dissimilar conceptualisations.
The olympic charter is a set of rules and guidelines for the organisation of the olympic games, and for governing the olympic movement. Ioc members outline principles of good governance during isc. Performance assessment tool for fisheries governance in the esaioc region 2. Good governance is part of the fundamental principles of olympism and serves to get the respect and confidence of all partners. Seminar on autonomy of olympic and sport movement, 11 12.
Since the early 2000s, this particular situation, inter allia, led to the publication of almost 50 sets of good governance principles and indicators by. The ioc oversees what it calls the olympic movement, defined as the concerted, organised, universal and permanent action, carried out under the. Basic universal principles of good governance of the. Safeguarding athletes from harassment and abuse in sport. Safeguarding athletes from harassment and abuse in sport is also encompassed under the protection of athletes banner in the basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement.
This module is the first part of the course on governance and development. Good governance means developing the capacity and capability of the governing body to be effective 5. Governance oecd principles of corporate governance since they were issued in 1999, the oecd principles of corporate governance have gained worldwide recognition as an international benchmark for good corporate governance. The olympic movement is founded on the concept of the autonomy and good governance of sport, which recognises and respects our individuality and achieves unity through diversity point 3. Interactive pdf stepbystep guide for policy development due q4 2017. Ioc members outline principles of good governance during. We cannot expect others to adhere to high ethical standards if we do not do so ourselves. Good governance of the olympic movement, as proposed by the ioc. Good governance of the olympic and sports movement.
A good example is the ioc finance commission, which provides counsel on the iocs financial management to safeguard continuity and strengthen the transparency and good governance of the ioc and the olympic movement. The g20 oecd principles of corporate governance help policy makers evaluate and improve the legal, regulatory, and institutional framework for corporate governance. As confirmed during the olympic summit held at the ioc headquarters in november 20, ensuring respect for the principles of good governance and ethics is an ongoing struggle. Autonomy and governance transparency international. By encapsulating good practice within seven fundamental principles, the emphasis of this international framework is to support application of good practice principles rather than provide guidance on specific governance measures. Asoif international federation governance project examples of good governance practice updated 11 april 2018 introduction this document lists a number of examples of good governance practice among the international federations ifs which are full members of the association of summer olympic international federations asoif.
Guide to developing an effective athletes commission. The international olympic committee and the olympic system. Good governance or lack of good governance became the answer of the poor development in africa. The article aims to examine fifas proclaimed governance policies, corporate governance cg and corporate social responsibility csr, as well as the way they are applied in practice. Pdf basic universal principles of good governance in the. Good governance most generally refers to a list of admirable characteristics of how government ought to be carried outsweden or denmark on a good day, perhaps, as matt andrews has written. In accordance with the mandate deriving from the council resolution on the european work plan for sport 20142017, a second expert group on good governance was established to consider four issues in more detail. Cooperation with the government of the countries concerned should be developed. First, there is the academic approach, which focuses mainly on the study of. The governance of the international olympic committee.
However, to ensure sustainable human development, actions must be taken to work towards this ideal with the aim of. For members of the ioc, making recognition of a country contingent. In september 20 the expert group good governance xg gg adopted the principles of good governance in sport. The guideline includes nine principles, as follows. Ioc executive board announce new schemes to improve good. A number of principles of good governance have been produced, such as the iocs basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement 2008, the eus principles of good governance in sport 20, and the universal standards of the sport integrity global alliance. The governance is sport working group 2001 6 provided a guideline for good governance. In identifying good practice in the context of good governance for sports bodies it is.
It was explained that 6 respondents across three relevant stakeholder groups was deemed to be a good compromise between sampling a relevant crosssection of stakeholder perception, and to not multiplying. Deliverable 2 principles of good governance in sport. Olympic world library zoom ethics and good governance. The ioc has also done a lot to strengthen its principles of good governance, promoting integrity across different levels of the olympic and sports movement. Friedman 1999 and zakus 2000 5 argued for the immediate needs of corporate governance and of ma nagement paradigm shift for the ioc. The iocs mission is to place athletes at the heart of the olympic movement. As confirmed during the olympic summit held at the ioc headquarters in november 20, ensuring respect for the principles of good governance and ethics is an. Ioc, ifs, nocs and nfs and the basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement, and in view of rules 2. Oct 22, 2015 groups such as sports federations and professional sports leagues that engage in any olympiclisted sport are required by the international olympic committee ioc to comply with their regulatory code, the ioc universal principles of good governance. Basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement seminar on autonomy of olympic and sport movement, 11 12 february 2008 all members of the olympic movement should adopt, as their minimum standard, the basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic movement, as proposed by the ioc.
Sport governance provides a comprehensive guide to the practical application of governance principles to amateur and professional sport organisations operating at the community, stateprovincial, national, and international levels. This article tries to explain, as simply as possible, what governance and good governance means. Obstacles to accountability in international sports governance. The iocs mission is to place athletes at the heart of the olympic movement, and the olympic agenda 2020. An athletes commission enables athletes voices to be heard and experiences used for the improvement of sport. Very few countries and societies have come close to achieving good governance in its totality. Performance assessment tool for fisheries governance in. The bad governance of the african governments was claimed to be the reason why economic reforms had not had the desired effect, and democracy, as the essence of good governance, became the new development issue.
Good governance in the public sector consultation draft. Pursuant to the recommendation of the ioc 2000 reform commission that athletes should be well represented at all levels of the sports movement. Corporate governance on the national olympic committee of. Oecd principles of corporate governance 2004 edition. Finally, anticorruption measures are also part of the good governance framework. Ioc, ifs, nocs and nfs and the basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement, and in. In fact the fia now has a duty to uphold the fundamental principles of olympism. Good governance describes an approach for aligning the activities and management of the federation necessary to pursue its goals with ethical criteria. For them, good governance is the ultimate principle that will make these organizations more important actors in social life. What is good governance good governance includes 8 guiding principles that are used in the processes of making and implementing decisions. International olympic committee ioc executive board members will now conduct selfassessments and take part in regular training, as part of an ongoing scheme to improve good governance within. Promoting and supporting good governance in the european.
The study of governance in sport is complex because the nature of sport organizations and. Basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic. Its last revision was on the 15th of september 2017 during the 1st ioc session in lima, peru adopted by international olympic committee ioc, it is the codification of the fundamental principles, rules and bylaws. Good governance initiatives may include advocacy for legal reform, public awarenessraising on the national and international legal framework, and capacitybuilding or reform of institutions. In short, sports bodies that do not have in place good governance procedures and practices can expect their autonomy and selfregulatory practices to be curtailed.
Olympic agenda 2020 of the international olympic committee ioc. At the meeting in december 2012, the group agreed to postpone the adoption of deliverable 2 until mid20, in order to take into account the results of the projects. Athlete involvement in decisionmaking is a core component of good governance within sports organisations. Made compulsory by recommendation 27 of olympic agenda 2020. International olympic committee, union cycliste internationale, german olympic sports. The unit forms an integral part of the ioc ethics and compliance office and oversees the implementation of the olympic movement code on the prevention of the manipulation of competitions. Given the continuing evolution of good governance practice, the ioc officially contracted the worldrenowned international institute for management development imd in lausanne, switzerland, and its global board centre to undertake research into good governance at the ioc itself. These basic universal principles of good governance were defined by the participants at the 2nd seminar on the. Ensuring good governance and preventing corruption in.
In september 20 the expert group good governance xg gg produced the principles of good governance in sport. Asoif international federation governance project examples. Ioc universal principles of good governance is a regulatory code that federations and leagues are expected to comply with when engaging in olympiclisted sports events. Good governance in the public sector consultation draft for. Ioc governance model to ensure organisational integrity. Corruption, fifa, good governance, major sporting events.
A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. Pdf the international olympic committee and the olympic. The use of good governance principles can decrease corruption and misuse of resourc. So rather than boast that recognition by the ioc leaves the fia with no need for further governance reform, i think the fias membership of the olympic and sports movement creates new responsibilities to apply the iocs good governance principles. By paul osborne at the shilla seoul hotel in seoul april 28 good governance was the issue on discussion here today as international olympic committee members ioc anita defrantz and ivan dibos.
Corporate governance is a broad term defines the methods, structure and the processes of a company in which the business and affairs of the company managed and directed. Strengthening integrity and good governance in sport. This is for instance the case of the ioc basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement, which include rules on the fight against doping and undue influence on betting along principles on transparency and democratic process. The international olympic committee iocs mission is to place athletes at the heart of the olympic movement, and olympic agenda 2020 sets out the strategic roadmap for this.
It presents a balanced view between accepted practice and what contemporary research evidence tells us about a. Rules and byelaws adopted by the international olympic committee ioc. Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. The realisation that good governance was an essential prerequisite for the sports movement to justify and claim its autonomy was also behind the drafting of the ioc s basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement 2 009, later incorporated in the.
It is intended to make the teaching and learning process a more interactive and productive endeavor. Seeing the common usage of good governance, tesev decided to change the content of the book prepared initially to publicize the results of our project good governance. The finance commission is supported by the ioc finance department and, like the audit committee, oversees all ioc entities. The realisation that good governance was an essential prerequisite for the sports movement to justify and claim its autonomy was also behind the drafting of the iocs basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement 2 009, later incorporated in the. Harassment and abuse in sport 2016 ioc basic universal principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement version dated 2008 olympic movement medical code version dated 2016. International olympic committee, international sports federations, umbrella sports federations, etc. Expert group on good governance european commission. It presents a balanced view between accepted practice and what contemporary research evidence tells us about a range of governance principles and practices. A conceptual perspective the terms governance and good governance has been defined in many way but it lacks uniformity. Principles of good governance of the olympic and sports movement, and in view of rules 2. There is no respect for sports autonomy without good governance of sports organisations.
Specifically, the project will establish whether the current system of self regulation is the most appropriate model going forward or if new forms of enhanced selfregulation or a publicprivate partnregulation and ership co public regulation can better promote good governance and effective regulation. Scaled recommendations in recognition of the fact that the same. This scandal was particularly notable because of the iocs leadership role across. Good governance implementation aalborg universitet. They are actively used by governments, regulators, investors, corporations and stakeholders in both oecd and non oecd countries.790 1514 382 1467 775 1055 961 1273 1298 1267 564 724 1202 1310 1259 421 1638 1181 28 1223 1299 28 785 1239 194 365 321 249 1374