Forum Sport & Society on gender equality

Virginie Faivre, President of the Organising Committee for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, represented the IOC at the Sport and Society Forum organised by the Sports Department of the City of Geneva on 30 March. The theme of the Forum was “Equality between women and men: utopia or opportunity”. In her speech, Faivre highlighted the results achieved by the IOC in recent years both on and off the field of play, and the importance of female athletes as role models for all young people.