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Former Croatian President employed in top role at International Olympic Committee

Written by  Oct 11, 2021

The former Croatian President, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, has been appointed President of the Commission for the Supervision of the Election of the Future Host of the Olympic Games, and she was appointed to that position by the International Olympic Committee.

“With experience at highest levels of government and international relations, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, will play a key role chairing the Commission in charge of exploring, creating and overseeing interest in future Games of the Olympiad and Summer Youth Olympic Games,” tweeted the IOC.

Grabar-Kitarovic said she was grateful for the opportunity to work with potential hosts on Olympic projects and to help them achieve their long-term goals for development, public health, participation in sports and inclusion.

"This is an exciting opportunity to develop innovative ways to steer the Olympics into the future and to explore the challenges facing upcoming hosts, such as climate change," said Grabar-Kitarovic.