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ICSD Reform for Athletes?

2019 Jan 13
One of these recommendations is to establish an ICSD Athletes Commission and for the Chair of the Athletes Commission to have a seat on the ICSD Executive Board with voting rights.
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ICSD Reform and Associate Members?

2019 Jan 13
One of these initiatives is a new membership process for sports to become an ICSD Associate Members (IDSF)
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New ICSD Legal Commisison

2019 Jan 11
The ICSD board has approved the establishment of the ICSD Legal Commission. Its main work will be to provide legal review of the current constitution and bylaws as well the proposed new constitution and bylaws.
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2018 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award Finalists

2018 Dec 22
2018 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award
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2019 Happy New Year Wishes and Greetings

2018 Dec 21
As we greet the New Year, I am delighted to join all ICSD members and athletes in welcoming the year 2019 both at home and abroad. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the ICSD Board, Staff, ICSD Members and athletes for their efforts in the pas
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ICSD President's Greeting to the 2019 Winter Deaflympics OC

2018 Dec 19
After Khanty-Mansiysk and Magnitogorsk in Russia, it will be the turn of the great nation of Italy to host the athletes of the Winter Deaflympics.
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New chair of the ICSD Technical Commission

2018 Dec 13
ICSD is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mr Martin Bogard to the role of Chair of the ICSD Technical Commission.
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History of the ICSD Reform Commission

2018 Dec 12
So in 2006, the ICSD Board had to initiate some reform ideas with the ICSD members at the Symposium in Zagreb, Croatia. Then again, at the ICSD Extraordinary Congress in Bratislava, Slovakia.
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Yutaka Osugi is ICSD Reform Commission member

2018 Nov 20
ICSD has been on its reform journey for some time. What this has shown is that like for any reform work, it is not easy and requires a lot of commitment and hard work from all of us.
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New member of the ICSD Reform Commission

2018 Nov 19
I am pleased and delighted that we have a new person from that region to fill the vacancy on the commission. His name is Yukata Osugi and he is an ideally qualified to fill this role having been involved in ICSD’s work on reform in the early days of ICSD’
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Second draft of the ICSD Reform documents

2018 Nov 06
The success of our Reform program rests upon the collective strengths of the ICSD family. It is intended to be our collective vision for ICSD’s future
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Meeting of the ICSD and the WFD Presidents in Melbourne

2018 Oct 22
ICSD President, Mrs. Rebecca Adam and WFD President, Mr. Colin Allen have meet in Melbourne, Australia
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ICSD President's Message on ICSD Reform Commisison

2018 Oct 19
The new ICSD Reform Commission is responsible for the co-ordination and oversight of the ICSD Reform Program and will play a very important role in the changes taking place in ICSD
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ICSD President's Greetings to the 2018 EDSO Congress

2018 Oct 18
I thought I would share with you the 4 key goals that I would like to see ICSD working to achieve...
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Athletes’ Declaration officially endorsed by the IOC Session

2018 Oct 10
The IOC adopted the Athletes’ Rights and Responsibilities Declaration (Athletes’ Declaration) during the second day of the Session in Buenos Aires on 9 October. This ground-breaking document was formed following an extensive process that gathered the view
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WADA publishes 2019 List of prohibited substances and methods

2018 Sep 30
On 28 September 2018, the WADA publishes the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the 2019 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2019 Monitoring Program. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee
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Views on IOC - ICSD Meeting

2018 Sep 13
The meeting was an opportunity for us to put names to people’s faces and the impression I got was that we were very well aligned to each other’s needs and expectations. We were very transparent with each other.
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ICSD President's Message on 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2018 Sep 13
It is with pleasure that I inform you that ICSD met with representatives from the Federazione Sport Sordi Italia (FSSI), the Organising Committee of the 2019 Winter Deaflympics in Italy and that we agreed to proceed with signing of the hosting agreement f
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Summary on IOC - ICSD Meeting

2018 Sep 13
This is just a few examples of the exciting partnership that lie ahead of ICSD and IOC and I am feeling very inspired by these real and meaningful opportunities for ICSD and IOC to work side by side, going forward
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ICSD President's Message on IOC - ICSD Meeting

2018 Sep 12
We have just had a 2 (two) hour long joint meeting with representatives from the IOC and ICSD in attendance. A very robust discussion was had with many topics covered including women in sports, our athletes commission and our governance.
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ICSD President meets President of the Schweizerischer Gehörlosen Sportverband

2018 Sep 11
The President of the ICSD, Rebecca Adam, today met with the President of the National Deaf Sports Federation of Switzerland, Mr Anton Koller, at the ICSD office in Lausanne.
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2017 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award Finalists

2018 Sep 08
2017 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award
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ICSD President's Message on Commissions

2018 Aug 28
The ICSD Commissions play a vital role in the effective functioning and governance of ICSD and we need more members involved to make them work