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Zagreb, December 16th, 2013 - Under the leadership of new president Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Movement is intensely preparing the guidelines that could respond to the challenges of the new era: from an athlete as center of the Olympic Movement and its protection from all the forms of manipulation and irregularities, the uniqueness of Olympic Games and model of Game Management sustainability, the role of the IOC, its structure and organization up to the possibility of establishing an Olympic TV channel, all under a common denominator - Olympic plan 2020.

Zagreb, December 16th, 2013 - Under the leadership of new president Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Movement is intensely preparing the guidelines that could respond to the challenges of the new era: from an athlete as center of the Olympic Movement and its protection from all the forms of manipulation and irregularities, the uniqueness of Olympic Games and model of Game Management sustainability, the role of the IOC, its structure and organization up to the possibility of establishing an Olympic TV channel, all under a common denominator - Olympic plan 2020.
The first preparation for Olympic plan 2020 was discussed by the Executive Board of the IOC in Montreux (Switzerland) from December 11th to December 14th this year, and all the ideas and proposals will be a part of wider debate in February, at the IOC session in Sochi during the Winter Olympics. The final Olympic plan 2020 with specific recommendations should be adopted in December 2014.
The COC will also give its contribution to this task through its representatives in international associations of Olympic organizations, including the latest election of the COC President Zlatko Matesa as member of the Commission for International Relations of the World Association of National Olympic Committees (Association of NOCs - ANOC) in December 2013.