October 6, 2005
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Overwhelming Support for UNESCO International Convention

The Education Commission II of UNESCO – the United Nations body responsible for education, science and culture – expressed its overwhelming support for the first International Convention against Doping in Sport at its meeting today in Paris. Delegates recommended the adoption of the Convention to the plenary session of UNESCO’s 33rd General Conference, which will meet October 19 in Paris.

WADA was represented by its Director General David Howman (see photo) and its Vice Chairman Brian Mikkelsen, Sports Minister of Denmark.

Click here to see Brian Mikkelsen’s speech.

Click here to see David Howman’s speech.