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Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Kigali to host 2015 CISA meeting

CISA-editedRWANDA NATIONAL Olympic Committee wills host the next edition of the Africa International Sports Convention (CISA) which will be held in Kigali from March 11-15, 2015.

The meeting will discuss among other things sports infrastructure, growth of tourism, the opportunities of sports tourism in emerging countries, sports events management and the development of African cities, as well as planning, funding and management of sports facilities and the seminar for the sports journalist.

The local Olympic Committee chief Robert Bayigamba said the meeting is aimed at developing sports in Africa.

“We have signed the memorandum of understanding with the organizers JAPPO (Enterprise de Management Sportif). We are looking forward to hosting a successful meeting,”
Bayigamba further added that they hope to use the meeting in boosting the sport and tourism sectors of the country.

CISA is an open forum for the discussion sport-related issues in Africa. It has each year, since 2007, brought together international and African sports professionals in an African city.

As such, it affords various stakeholders the opportunity to meet and network with sports decision makers in Africa, and thus to avail themselves of the benefits of an emerging market.

The 8th edition of CISA was held Sal Island, Cape Verde.

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