Strengthen support to athletes
1. The IOC to put the athletes’ experience at the heart of the Olympic Games.
2. The IOC to further invest in supporting athletes on and off the field of play.
The VOA has made significant impact, one of the early ones being on a ‘Go Green’ environmental messaging and work targeting pollution and single-use plastic in the Pacific islands with PNG ultimately winning an IOC Sustainability Award in 2012.
The ONOC Athletes’ Forum is an annual event that hears from athlete representatives. Its recommendations are implemented by the ONOC Athletes' Commission.
Adoption of the Olympic Movement’s Declaration of Athletes’ Rights and Responsibilities.
Athletes registration on Athlete365.
Athletes registration for Athletes’ Forum.
Oceania athletes in Athlete365 Business Accelerator online course.
Athletes as IOC Sustainability Ambassadors.
Familiarisation with Olympic Solidarity grants to improve NOC work to maximise benefits.
IOC and Olympic Solidarity to increase financial resources for Continental and National Athletes’ Commissions.
NOC ACs to create National Olympians Associations.
Utilise ONOC Annual Grants.
Participation in strategic planning activities.
Voting in athlete representative elections.
Supporting Voices of the Athletes.
NOC Athletes’ Commissions Terms of References.
Personal responsibility to represent IOC Excellence for Life.