His Royal Highness Prince HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal President of the Saudi Olympic Committee chaired this year’s edition of the Olympic Conference for the G20 countries, which was organised in partnership with the secretariat of G20 and the Saudi Olympic Committee. 


The theme of the important conference, which was held on the sidelines of the G20 was The Olympic Movement During and After the Covd19 pandemic. 


IOC President Thomas Bach congratulated the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for once again prioritising the importance of using the power of sport to change lives for better.  


His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz stated that now more than ever the world needs sports to reconnect, recover and sustain.


United Through Sports and AIMS President Stephan Fox stated that we are living in a time where it is vital to strive for solidarity and unity and must promote inclusion, equality and nondiscrimination. These are the key themes of the United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival for the youth of all abilities under the patronage of IOC, SOI and IPC. 


President Fox thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for their commitment to sport and the youth. There were many more speakers from organisations such as:


Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)

National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of the G20 countries

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee (TOCOG)

Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF)

Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF)

Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF)

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

World Health Organisation (WHO)