FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° brought the FIVB Board of Administration meeting to a close with a call to elevate volleyball and beach volleyball to even greater heights through teamwork and unity.
Discussions focused on key topics such as the 2022 event calendar, Olympic Games Paris 2024 and FIVB Commission Proposals among others.
In addition, the Board of Administration approved several changes to the composition of the FIVB Athletes’ Commission, FIVB Technical and Coaching Commission and FIVB Judicial Bodies. The changes can be found in full here.
Speaking after the conclusion of the meeting, the FIVB President said:
“The Board of Administration held an extremely productive meeting over the past few days with discussions focused on a united approach to ensuring an even brighter future for our beloved sport through professionalism, hard work and teamwork.
“All of sport has faced significant challenges over the past few years, and never before have we seen how strong foundations, innovation and unity are needed to ensure that sport can flourish. This is the mentality that I want the global Volleyball Family to continue to embrace moving forward so that, together, we can ensure a lasting legacy for volleyball and beach volleyball!”
Board members also had an opportunity to look ahead to an extremely busy year for volleyball and beach volleyball, with an event calendar that includes the men’s and women’s editions of the FIVB Volleyball World Championship, the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) 2022 and the new Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour.
The FIVB will also hold its World Congress from 22 to 25 September 2022 in Arnhem, Netherlands during the first round of the prestigious FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship.