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More Than a Building: Olympic House Wins Prestigious Architecture Awards

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Olympic House, the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, and one of the most sustainable buildings in the world, has won two prestigious Architizer A+ Awards which recognise its innovative sustainability features and the iconic, five-ring Unity Staircase.

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Olympic House, the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, and one of the most sustainable buildings in the world, has won two prestigious Architizer A+ Awards which recognise its innovative sustainability features and the iconic, five-ring Unity Staircase.

Olympic Movement Stronger Together to Mark One Year until Tokyo 2020 Games

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23 July marked one year to go until the postponed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins in 2021. Throughout the day, the Olympic Movement came together to mark this key date through a series of activities taking place worldwide on digital channels. 

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23 July marked one year to go until the postponed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins in 2021. Throughout the day, the Olympic Movement came together to mark this key date through a series of activities taking place worldwide on digital channels. 

IOC and UNODC Enhance Partnership to Tackle Crime in and through Sport

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Tackling crime in and through sport, protecting the credibility of sport and enhancing the strategic partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) were the key issues discussed by IOC President Thomas Bach and UNODC Executive Director Ghada Waly , who met virtually on Tuesday 21 July 2020.

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Tackling crime in and through sport, protecting the credibility of sport and enhancing the strategic partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) were the key issues discussed by IOC President Thomas Bach and UNODC Executive Director Ghada Waly , who met virtually on Tuesday 21 July 2020.

Here East: How the Olympic Games London 2012 Created New Opportunities for a Community

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For the Olympic Games London 2012, legacy was embedded into the Games preparations from the very beginning. The Games were seen as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to accelerate the regeneration of East London and create lasting positive impacts for future generations. The results of this investment have been transformational, changing the face of the area and bringing new economic life and opportunities to the local community.  

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For the Olympic Games London 2012, legacy was embedded into the Games preparations from the very beginning. The Games were seen as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to accelerate the regeneration of East London and create lasting positive impacts for future generations. The results of this investment have been transformational, changing the face of the area and bringing new economic life and opportunities to the local community.  

IOC Receives Green Building Leadership Award

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

#Healthytogether: The IOC, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Join Forces to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic - With Athletes Helping to Spread the Word

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On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee, the United Nations and the World Health Organization launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to take action so that we can all be #healthytogether.

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On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee, the United Nations and the World Health Organization launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to take action so that we can all be #healthytogether.

Women and Girls Must Be Participants and Leaders in Sport Recovery Plans, Says UN Women

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While the world is currently working on addressing and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls must be both participants and leaders in this process, so their gains are not lost, and a better future for all becomes a reality, says UN Women in a Policy Brief.

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While the world is currently working on addressing and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls must be both participants and leaders in this process, so their gains are not lost, and a better future for all becomes a reality, says UN Women in a Policy Brief.

IOC Supports Launch of GAISF Sustainability Portal

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The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has today launched sustainability.sport, a web portal devoted to sustainability issues such as climate change, economic inequality and social injustice.

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The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has today launched sustainability.sport, a web portal devoted to sustainability issues such as climate change, economic inequality and social injustice.

The IOC Joins Global UN Dialogue, Reiterates Role of Sport in Post-COVID World

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July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Launched by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, #UN75 is a global dialogue initiative that generates discussions in all spheres of society about the challenges the world is currently facing. Views, concerns and ideas expressed during these sessions will be presented by the UN General Assembly to world leaders at the official commemoration of the UN’s 75th Anniversary in September 2020.

The focus of today’s conversation, named “Multilateralism in the time of Covid-19”, was the impact of COVID-19 on culture, sport and tourism.

World's Biggest Digital Olympic Workout Introduces Half a Billion People to #Stayactive on Olympic Day

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OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, RISING STARS, WORLD FIGURES AND FANS YOUNG AND OLD CAME TOGETHER ACROSS FIVE CONTINENTS AND 20 TIME ZONES ON OLYMPIC DAY 2020, 23 JUNE, WITH AN INNOVATIVE, GLOBAL 24-HOUR DIGITAL WORKOUT. OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, MEMBERS OF THE IOC REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM, SPORTING LEGENDS AND TOKYO 2020 HOPEFULS CAME TOGETHER TO DO WHAT OLYMPIC DAY IS FAMOUS FOR: GETTING PEOPLE ACTIVE.

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OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, RISING STARS, WORLD FIGURES AND FANS YOUNG AND OLD CAME TOGETHER ACROSS FIVE CONTINENTS AND 20 TIME ZONES ON OLYMPIC DAY 2020, 23 JUNE, WITH AN INNOVATIVE, GLOBAL 24-HOUR DIGITAL WORKOUT. OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, MEMBERS OF THE IOC REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM, SPORTING LEGENDS AND TOKYO 2020 HOPEFULS CAME TOGETHER TO DO WHAT OLYMPIC DAY IS FAMOUS FOR: GETTING PEOPLE ACTIVE.

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