March 11, 2019
International Anti-Doping Leaders call on watershed opportunity to reform Anti-Doping System
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) – (Ottawa, Ontario – March 11, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) shares the following joint statement developed by national anti-doping organization leaders in advance of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) imminent presidential election.
- Ahead of the Anti-Doping Symposium, NADO leaders met in Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss meaningful reforms to the anti-doping system in advance of the WADA Presidential election;
- Leaders call on WADA Presidential Candidates to publicly commit to:
- Further support the general principles of the 2016 Copenhagen Reform Proposals that call on the global regulator to become more independent, transparent and adopt best governance practices;
- Standing “shoulder to shoulder” with athlete community, following the recent rise in athlete voice;
- Ensuring an exhaustive, transparent and thorough accounting of the data from the Moscow laboratory and the pursuit of justice against all involved.