One more big step towards WAKO international recognition

November 25, 2016

Fantastic success has been made for WAKO.

According to the invitation of the President of International Organization “Peace and Sport” Mr. Joel Bouzou , WAKO President Mr. Borislav Pelevic arrived in Monaco on 24th November 2016 for signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which means equal membership of WAKO in this international sports organization.

Founded in 2007, by modern pentathlon Olympic medalist and World Champion Mr. Joël Bouzou, Peace and Sport is a neutral and independent worldwide organization that is operational by using sport and its values as an instrument for peace.

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International organizations partners of Peace and sport are Council of Europe, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), UNOSDP (United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace) and EPAS (Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport).

Peace and Sport work with the support of Government of Monaco, Mairie de Monaco and Tourist organization of Monaco.

Among 33 sports organizations which are members of Peace and Sport , WAKO found its place as a 34th associated organization.

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World Archery, IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations),BWF (Badminton World Federation), IFBB (International Federation of Body Building), AIBA (International Boxing Federation), FIDE (World Chess Federation), IFSC (International Federation of sport Climbing), IFAF (International Federation of American Football), FIE (International Fencing Federation), IFF (International Floorball Federation), World Rugby, International jujitsu federation, WKF (World Karate Federation), IFMA (International Federation for Muay thai), ITF (International Taekwondo Federation) are some of the members of Peace and Sport organization.

On the press conference organized on this occasion, the MOU has been signed and WAKO became a member with all credits. This was a great opportunity for WAKO President to have meetings with present representatives of many member organizations.

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