GOC to organise seminar on autonomy of Sports Federations

Accra, Dec 11, GNA – The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) will organize a Seminar on ‘Good Governance- the Question of the Autonomy of Sports Federations and the Ghana Olympic Committee,’ at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium on Monday, December 14.

A statement from the GOC said, the question of autonomy of sports federations has become very topical and the seminar will bring together all stakeholders including the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the National Sports Authority, National Sports Federations and the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) to discuss it.

The statement said, the forum will provide all stakeholders an opportunity to state their views on the matter.

It said the forum will offer an opportunity to discuss and better understand the role of each stakeholder and how we should collaborate to work together towards the development of sports in Ghana.

According to the statement, the Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Mr. Joe Kpenge will address the gathering ‘The role of the National Sports Authority in the governance of national federations and its implications.’

The statement added that, Mr. Richard Akpokavie, General Secretary of the GOC will also make a presentation on the topic: ‘The understanding of autonomy of national sports federations from the Olympic perspective’.