Media Briefing - UEFA Euro 2016 and beyond - Ensuring host cities benefit from global sporting events


 Patrick Kanner, France’s Minister for Cities, Youth and Sport

Mari Kiviniemi, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD

15h15, Thursday 19 May 2016

OECD Headquarters, 2 rue André Pascal, Paris 75016


How can the Euro 2016 football tournament in France benefit the host cities and communities? 


Patrick Kanner and Mari Kiviniemi will discuss findings of an OECD report into France’s preparations for Euro 2016 and, more generally, present new OECD principles on ensuring  localities benefit  economically, socially and environmentally from global sporting events. 


To register for the briefing please contact;  for further information;  tel. + 33 1 4524 9700.


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