February 7, 2003
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WADA's Executive Committee to Meet in Copenhagen Prior to World Conference on Doping in Sport

Last Opportunity for Media to Register for Conference

Montreal, February 7, 2003 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that its Executive Committee will meet March 2, prior to the opening of the World Conference on Doping in Sport in Copenhagen March 3-5.

During this meeting, the Executive Committee will discuss the final version of the World Anti-Doping Code, which will be presented at the Conference; WADA’s financing; and the nominations for the chairs of the Agency working committees. The meeting of the Executive Committee will be closed to the media. A press conference will be held following the meeting.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING AND PRESS CONFERENCE

Date: Sunday, March 2, 2003
Place: EIGTVEDS PAKHUS, Asiatisk Plads 2 G, 1448 Copenhagen
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. approximately

The press conference will begin immediately following the meeting. Press should be at the above site no later than 12:30 p.m.

REMINDER – ACCREDITATION FOR THE WORLD CONFERENCE

For all journalists who would still like to register to attend the World Conference on Doping in Sport, all information regarding registration, accreditation and lodging are available on WADA’s website.  The deadline for registration is February 14, 2003.

Point of Contact for the media:

Frédéric Donzé, media relations manager
Tel: 1-514-904-8820
Cell: 1-514-979-8820
Email: frederic.donze@wada-ama.org