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FIDS And CONI 21/03/2011

Italian Olympic Committee

The IDSF Presidium has been carefully monitoring recent developments in Italy following the appointment of a Special Administrator of the Italian IDSF Member 'Federazione Italiana Danza Sportiva' (FIDS) by the authority of the Italian Olympic Committee or 'Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano' (CONI) of 8 February 2011.

On 18 March, President Carlos Freitag circulates a letter to all IDSF Member Bodies, providing an update and exhaustive background on the situation that is affecting DanceSport in Italy. Aside from the executive summary provided by the IDSF Presidium, the message contains the original Resolution by CONI, in Italian, and a certified English translation.

Executive Summary - FIDS/CONI

CONI Resolution - English

Solidarity With Japan

IDSF urges all visitors to worlddancesport.org to express their solidarity and to donate to the relief efforts by the Japanese Red Cross Society (here).

JRCS