Securing Sport 2013 brought together over 400 of the world’s key stakeholders in the world of sport, sport security, safety and integrity.
Distinguished panel participants included:
H.E. Major General Dahlan Al-Hamad, International Association of Athletics Federation Vice President and President of Qatar Atheletics Federation
John Abbott, Chairman, Integrity in Sport Initiative, INTERPOL
Richard Caborn, Former Minister of Sport, HM Government of the United Kingdom
Moya Dodd, Vice President, Asian Football Confederation
Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros, CEO, European Professional Football Leagues
Highlights from the Conference included:
The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the ICSS and the European Football Leagues setting out an ongoing collaboration between the two organisations with the goal of advancing knowledge, sharing best practices, and cooperating to ensure safer sporting events in the future.
The unveiling of The Save the Dream logo by H.E. Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani at the Gala dinner and the very first Save the Dream award going out to Spanish runner, Ivan Fernandez Anaya.
The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) is an independent and non-profit organisation that plays an integral role in addressing the most prominent challenges facing the world of sport today. Having assembled a team of top international experts in sport safety, security, integrity and good governance; the ICSS works with multiple sectors with the aim of safeguarding sport.