Zagreb, February 11th, 2020 - For the second year in a row, the Center for Sport Rights organizes international conferences of experts in the field of sports law, and therefore an international seminary, marked by two extremely interesting presentations by distinguished guests from Austria, was held at the Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) in Zagreb on February 11th.


Judge of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne (CAS) and, as of last summer, member of the permanent Anti-Doping division of CAS, Martina Spreitzer-Kropiunik, presented differences in the EU contries' legal systems in handling the cases of doping in sports (Differences in EU legal systems by handling doping cases). Then a professor from the Salzburg Law University and the most famous Austrian expert in sports law, Michael Geistlinger, spoke about the compliance of rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the UNESCO convention (WADA Code and UNESCO Convention Compliance).


The meeting at the Croatian Olympic Committee counted fifteen attendees, such as the President of the Eastern European Association of National Anti-Doping Agencies, Amir Avdagić (Bosnia and Herzegovina), followed by the Head of the Doping Prevention Department at the Croatian Institute of Public Health Roman Latinović and his associates, representatives of the Disciplinary Doping Prevention Councilat the Croatian Institute for Public Health Gordana Korotaj, Tomislav Tomašić and al. and members of the Sports Arbitration Council.

The meeting was prepared and moderated by Petra Pocrnić Perica, Secretary of the Croatian Olympic Committee's Center for Sports Rights. (COC/VK)