25 August 2017

WADA Compliance Review Committee Update

WADA’s independent Compliance Review Committee (CRC) held its latest meeting on 22 August 2017 in Montreal, Canada, to discuss a number of issues related to compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code). These included in particular:

  • The status of RUSADA, the Russian National Anti-Doping Agency, including what is outstanding in terms of the implementation of the “roadmap for compliance”, as well as the WADA audit of RUSADA’s operational capabilities, and the implementation of the roadmap, which will be conducted in Russia in late September;
  • The review and follow-up of the completed Code Compliance Questionnaires (CCQ), submitted by International Federations and National Anti-Doping Organizations earlier this year;
  • An update on compliance audits completed, audits in progress, and audits of Anti-Doping Organizations planned under WADA’s Compliance Audit Program; and
  • A review of comments received from stakeholders on the draft International Standard for Code Compliance by Signatories (ISCCS) during the first stage of the consultation process.

The outcomes of the CRC discussions will be reported to, and discussed by, WADA’s Executive Committee at its next meeting on 24 September in Paris, France.

The CRC – a WADA Standing Committee – is tasked with providing independent advice, guidance and recommendations to WADA’s Management and Foundation Board on matters relating to Signatories' compliance with their obligations under the Code.

For more information on Code compliance, please visit the “Code Compliance” section of WADA’s website.