ISF World Archery MoU

ISF and World Archery Sign MoU to Boost Archery in Schools

Apr. 8, Birmingham, the United Kingdom – The International School Sport Federation (ISF) is delighted to announce the signing of a collaboration memorandum with World Archery (WA), aimed at enhancing school archery competitions worldwide. In the presence of Tom Dielen, the Secretary General of WA, the MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Uğur Erdener, the President of WA, and Laurent Petrynka, the President of ISF.

The MoU, which outlines various areas of cooperation, promises to bring about a significant positive impact on school sports globally. Both ISF and WA have committed to working closely together in several key areas:

Technical Sport Organization
WA will provide ISF archery competitions with technical sport support. This collaboration ensures the effective management and officiating of the competitions, adhering to WA rules.

Promotion and Communication
Both organisations will jointly promote ISF archery competitions and educational activities through their member networks. This includes establishing a communication working group to develop a common action plan for promotional activities.

Education and Knowledge Sharing
ISF and WA will collaborate on educational programs, workshops, and seminars for technical officials and teachers, with a focus on promoting archery in schools. This also involves joint seminars on sports in educational programs, social programs, and good governance.

Membership Cooperation
The parties will facilitate collaboration between their respective members at national and regional levels, supporting joint activities and stakeholders.

Mr. Petrynka expressed enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, "This partnership marks a significant step towards promoting archery in schools and fostering a culture of sportsmanship and camaraderie among students worldwide."

This collaboration signifies a shared commitment to promoting the values of sportsmanship, teamwork, and fair play among youth globally. ISF looks forward to a fruitful partnership with WA in nurturing the next generation of archers and promoting the importance of sports in education.



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