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2nd World Athletes Summit

Nov 22, 2012 | Uncategorized

UNI Global Sport Pro, the professional sport department of UNI Global Union run by former EU Athletes GS Walter Palmer, held the second World Athletes Summit in Nyon Switzerland on 15-17 November.

The Summit is the annual meeting place for players associations and athlete trade unions from around the world. Participants included EU Athletes and some of our members, FIFPro, IRPA, FICA, Australian Athletes Alliance, the US player associations of NFL, NBA and NHL players and many more.

During the three day conference participants discussed the way forward for the establishment of a global federation of player associations, career transition and (mental) health of athletes, anti doping, match fixing and organizing and engaged in an exchange with the vice chair of the IOC athletes commission Adam Pengilly.