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1st World Summit on Ethics in Sports
Sports meets Business

Shared Value and the role of sports in solving societal problems
19 September 2014
FIFA Headquarters Zurich, Switzerland

Leading decision-makers from sports, politics, business, academics and NGOs will for the first time converge at the FIFA Headquarters in Zurich to define the role of sports in solving societal problems and to celebrate best practise examples of ethical sportsmanship. A multi-stakeholder platform, the Summit will elaborate on what business and politics can learn from sports, showcase successful CSR activities in the sports arena and assess and address current challenges in sports ethics. The Summit will feature a mix of inspiring keynote addresses and dedicated breakout sessions to enrich participants' overall knowledge and experience and propose a substantial agenda for action.

Announcement of Ethics in Sports Award Winners 2014
The World Summit on Ethics in Sports will also see the conferment of the Ethics in Sports Award 2014. The Award will recognize an outstanding individual and organization that have demonstrated the importance of human values and ethics in life and in the sports arena.

The World Summit on Ethics in Sports is an initiative of The World Forum for Ethics in Business, a registered public interest foundation with the aim to pursue and establish the indispensable ethical foundations of business in a globalized world. The 2014 Summit at the FIFA Headquarters in Zurich is the first conference of such kind. The World Forum for Ethics in Business is organizing this summit in cooperation with:

  • Marti Communications
  • International Association for Human Values

The summit will be held at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich.

Confirmed speakers and moderators
(in alphabetical order):

  • Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed, Secretary General, Royal Charity Organization, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Mr. Gustavo Borges, Brazilian former international swimmer and multiple Olympic medal winner
  • Mr. Roland Büchel, Member of the National Council of Switzerland
  • Mr. Miroslav Cerar, Vice-President of the European Fair-Play Movement, Former Olympic gold medal winner in gymnastics
  • Prof. Jean-Loup Chappelet, Professor of Public Management at IDHEAP, Université de Lausanne
  • Mr. Günter Conrad, CEO, Con-First GmbH
  • Mr. Robin Cornelius, Founder and owner of Switcher SA
  • Mr. Christoph Daum, Former German Professional Football Player, International Football Manager
  • Mr. Nirj Deva, Member of European Parliament
  • Prof. Jiří Dvořák, MD, FIFA Chief Medical Officer, Chairman F-MARC, Schulthess Clinic Zurich, Switzerland
  • Mr. Hans-Joachim Eckert, Chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent FIFA Ethics Committee
  • Mr. David Endt, Dutch sports journalist, author and columnist, Former team manager of FC Ajax Amsterdam
  • Mr. Simone Farina, FIFA Ambassador for Fair Play
  • Ms. Yvonne Feri, National Councillor, Switzerland
  • Dr. Catherine Ferrier, Director, Executive Education in CSR, University of Geneva
  • Andreas Förster, Founder, Holistic Counselling
  • Mr. Heinz Frei, Swiss wheelchair athlete, 15-times gold medal winner at the summer and winter Paralympics, current world record holder
  • Mr. Stanislas Frossard, Executive Secretary, Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport, Council of Europe
  • Mr. Michael J Garcia, Chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA independent Ethics Committe
  • Ms. Janine Geigele, Swiss Sports TV Moderator
  • Mr. Christoph Glaser, Director, World Forum for Ethics in Business
  • Mr. Walter de Gregorio, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, FIFA
  • Mr. Heinz Günthardt, Former professional tennis player; Coach of the Swiss Fed Cup Team
  • Mr. Sven Hannawald, former German ski jumper, Winner of the Four Hills Tournament, race-car driver
  • Prof. Lívia Járóka, Former MEP; Founder, Járóka Livia Talent Supporting Association
  • Mr. Hanns-Bruno Kammertöns, Managing Editor, Die Zeit, Germany
  • Mr. Rutger Koopmans, Independent Advisor and Non-Executive Director, Acting CFO at Vertical Biomass Corporation
  • Mr. Robert Korzeniowski, Former Polish racewalker, Four-times Olympic gold medal winner
  • Mrs. Rajita Kulkarni, President, World Forum for Ethics in Business
  • Dr. Jana Leidenfrost, Entrepreneur & Coach; Author of the book on Leadership and Sports „Naturally performing better“
  • Mr. Jo Leinen, Member of European Parliament
  • Mr. Patrick K. Magyar, Director, Weltklasse Zürich, CEO of the European Championships in Athletics 2014 Zurich
  • Ms. Erika Mann, Managing Director Public Policy, Facebook; Board of Directors, ICANN
  • Mr. Ralf Mutschke, Director of Security, FIFA
  • Mr. Jamilon Mülders, Coach of Germany women's national field hockey team, Hockey world champion in 2002
  • Mr. Peter Nünlist, CEO, PETER NÜNLIST AG, Investment Management & Services
  • Mr. Luis Moreno Ocampo, First Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
  • Dr. Scott Paton, Chiropractor, Certified Athletic Trainer, Masters, Degree in Sports Medicine, Author , "Health Beyond Medicine"
  • Mr. Alojz Peterle, MEP, Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Dr. Sanjay Pradhan, Vice President Leadership, Learning and Innovation, World Bank
  • Prof. Dr. Prätorius, Head of CSR, Volkswagen AG
  • Mr. Bryan Roy, Football Manager of the Ajax Youth Team, Former Professional Player of the Dutch National Football Team
  • Prof. Fahri Saatcioglu, Professor for Molecular and Cell Biology, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Mr. Andreas Sachs, Austrian racing cyclist, runner-up in the legendary Race Across America 2009 and the Race Across Australia 2011
  • Mr. Richard Saller, Founder, Saller-Sports
  • Mr. Christian Savioz, CEO, evolution4
  • Ms. Sylvia Schenk, Senior Advisor for Sport, Transparency International
  • Ms. Manon Schick, Head Swiss Section, Amnesty International
  • Ms. Lisette Sevens, former Dutch field hockey player, Olympic gold medal winner with the field hockey national women’s team as the team’s captain
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Co-founder, World Forum for Ethics in Business
  • Michael Sokoll, CEO, Sokoll Communications, Switzerland
  • Mr. Alain Sutter, Former Swiss Football Player; Author and TV Football expert
  • Mr. Erik Thorstvedt, Former Norwegian football player, TV football expert
  • Mr. Bernard Thurnheer, Swiss TV Commentator, Sports Presenter and Showmaster
  • Ms. Katarina Witt, Former German Figure Skater, Two-times Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Four-times World Champion
  • Mr. David Walsh, Award Winning Sports Journalist; Chief Sports Writer of The Sunday Times
  • Mr. Pascal Zuberbühler, Former Professional Goalkeeper of the Swiss National Football Team

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