ICSD President Dr. Valery Rukhledev & Vice President - World Sports Mr. Kang Chen attended the International Federations (IF) Forum 2017, which is regularly hold every year by Global Association of International Sports Federation (GAISF, formally known as SportAccord) on 08-10 November 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
During the official opening of the IF Forum 2017, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by IOC President Thomas Bach and GAISF President Patrick Baumann, and it marks a new era in the relationship between the IOC and GAISF as well as re-evaluation and re-definition of its role, aims and objectives.
As of IF Forum 2017"s theme, “INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION IMPACT - Leading the way towards a Sustainable Agenda” is into five (5) focus areas: Infrastructure and Natural sites, Sourcing and Resource Management, Climate, Mobility, and Workforce. In the addition, sustainable is the one of it is key focuses with the practice of “Building a better world through sport” under the Olympics Movement.
ICSD will continue its cooperation with IOC in respect of Olympics Movement for the best future in Deaf Sports.