March 4 – Former FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan and former Barcelona player and Bulgarian national team legend Hristo Stoichkov will be among the speakers at the SIGA Sport Integrity Forum, March 26, at the New York Athletic Club, New York.
Prince Ali has recently expanded the remit of his non-profit Asian Football Development Programme which he created and which has supported a number of projects throughout the Continent. Under its new global remit, AFDP Global partners now include War Child UK, which helps former child soldiers in Africa, the UEFA Foundation For Children and streetfootballworld.
Prince Ali will be a significant contributor at the Forum with his experience throughout an era that has seen sport integrity become such a crucial issue for sport governing bodies and FIFA in particular. In 2015 he ran for the FIFA presidency himself.
The Sport Integrity Forum agenda includes panel sessions on a united approach to sport integrity, the role of global business as a catalyst for sport integrity, sports betting integrity, and youth development and child protection in sport.
Confirmed speakers include: Holli Richmond, Executive Director, US President’s Council on Sport, Fitness and Nutrition; Michael Robichaud, Senior Vice President, Global Sponsorship, Mastercard; Franco Frattini, Chairman of SIGA, Former It FM and VP/Commissioner of EU; Tak Kosugi, Senior Manager for Global Initiatives, Marketing & Communications, Panasonic; Jill Gregory, Chief Marketing Officer, NASCAR; Shellie Pfohl, Former Executive Director, US Centre for Safe Sport; Viktoria Slavkova, Director of European Programs, Projects and International Cooperation at the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sport; Robert L. Capers, Former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and co-leads Arent Fox’s Government Enforcement & White Collar practice; Pablo Quinones, former Chief of Strategy, Policy and Training, U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Fraud Section; Daniela Castro, Executive Director, Pacto pelo Esporte; and Don Fehr, President of Ice Hockey League Players Association.
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