Commissions

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Commissions

Commissions are appointed bodies that provide expertise and advice to Council.

Executive Board
Appointments Panel

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Executive Board Appointments Panel

The Executive Board Appointments Panel assesses candidates for the three appointed positions on the Executive Board and makes recommendations for their appointment.

Sub-committees

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Sub-committees

Sub-committees are bodies appointed by the Executive Board to provide expertise and advice to the Executive Board.

Congress

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Congress

Congress is the highest authority of World Athletics and the sport of athletics worldwide.

Council

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Council

Council governs the sport and is responsible for all decisions related to athletics, as well as for the conduct and management of the sport and its disciplines.

Executive Board

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Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for all decisions related to the business of World Athletics.

President

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President

The President is the leader and face of World Athletics and the sport worldwide.

CEO

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CEO

The CEO is responsible for the day-to-day management of World Athletics in accordance with the approved plans and budgets.

Headquarters

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Headquarters

The President, the CEO and 13 departments are based at the World Athletics headquarters.

EXTERNAL AUDITORS

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Finance

Integrity / Anti Doping

Governance

External auditors

External auditors check that World Athletics is complying with its own rules as well as the applicable international standards.

Vetting Panel

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Vetting Panel

The Vetting Panel decides whether persons seeking to be, or who are, World Athletics Officials are eligible to take office.

Integrity Unit Board
Appointments Panel

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Integrity Unit Board
 Appointments Panel

The Integrity Unit Board Appointments Panel identifies, recruits, assesses and makes recommendations to Congress of the three independent members to be appointed to the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) Board.

AIU

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AIU

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) manages all doping and non-doping integrity matters. It is responsibile for education and testing, and for investigation and prosecution of breaches of the Integrity Code of Conduct.

Disciplinary Tribunal

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Disciplinary Tribunal

The Disciplinary Tribunal hears and decides on all breaches of the World Athletics Integrity Code of Conduct.

CAS

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CAS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is an independent institution, based in Lausanne, involved in resolving legal disputes in the field of sport through arbitration and mediation.