EOA Seminar: International Understanding and Peace

Start Time: 
Thursday, 25 August, 2022 (All day)

“Opportunities and limits of the Olympic Movement for international understanding and peace in the context of current time," is the title of the EOA Seminar Klaipeda, held by the EOA and the Lithuanian Olympic Academy on 25 August 2022. 


As the seminar is organised as a hybrid event, all EOA members and other interested parties are welcome to join online to the lecture session and the panel discussion on August 25, 2022. Please register here for online participation.


The seminar thus addresses a prevalent subject with regard to the Russian war in Ukraine. “Recent times have brought up the question of what sport world can do to encourage peace. However, as we see its possibilities and potential, we also have to keep in mind the challenges we face in international sport politics”, commented EOA President Manfred Laemmer.


Confirmed speakers:

  • Prof. Dr. Mariia Bulatova, President of the Ukrainian Olympic Academy, Vice-President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine
  • Dr. Jim Parry, Visiting Professor at Charles University in Prague
  • Dr. Ansgar Molzberger, Researcher at German Sports University Cologne
  • Dr. Dionyssis Gangas, Member of the IOC Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission and Consultant to the International Olympic Academy
  • Daina Gudzineviciute, President of the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee and Vice-President of the European Olympic Committees