On Monday, February 15, 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unveiled in a press release its future strategic roadmap for the next five years.

Through its President, Thomas Bach, the IOC proposes an “Agenda 2020+5” with 15 key recommendations.

The 15 recommendations of the Agenda 2020+5 :

  • Strengthen the uniqueness and the universality of the Olympic Games
  • Foster sustainable Olympic Games
  • Reinforce athletes’ rights and responsibilities
  • Continue to attract best athletes
  • Further strengthen safe sport and the protection of clean athletes
  • Enhance and promote the Road to the Olympic Games
  • Coordinate the harmonisation of the sports calendar
  • Grow digital engagement with people
  • Encourage the development of virtual sports and further engage with video gaming communities
  • Strengthen the role of sport as an important enabler for the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Strengthen the support to refugees and populations affected by displacement
  • Reach out beyond the Olympic community
  • Continue to lead by example in corporate citizenship
  • Strengthen the Olympic Movement through good governance
  • Innovate revenue generation models

This new “Agenda 2020+5” should nevertheless be submitted to the IOC members for consideration and adoption at the 137th IOC session next March.

Source: International Olympic Committee