Annual Meeting 2023

Paris – France

Paris, the Host City of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the World Union of Olympic Cities are proud to invite all the Olympic Cities to attend the 2023 Annual Meeting of the World Union of Olympic Cities which is organised in close collaboration with the International Olympic Committee.

The Annual Meeting of the World Union of Olympic Cities will be held at the Salon Gustave Eiffel at the first floor of the Tour Eiffel.

  • Sunday, 26 November

    Sunday, November 26

    Welcome dinner of the World Union of Olympic Cities


  • Monday, November 27

    Monday, November 27

    Annual Meeting of the World Union of Olympic Cities

    9:00 Transfer to the Tour Eiffel

    Welcome words

  • Session 1

    Paris 2024: A multistakeholder approach for the creation of long-term benefits for the local communities

    Olympic legacy is built and delivered before, during and after the Games. How have the Paris 2024 legacy stakeholders been able to successfully create long-term benefits for their local communities in a multi-layered governance environment?

  • Session 2

    Upcoming Olympic Games: co-creating legacy with Olympic Cities 

    The organizing committees of Milano-Cortina 2026, Los Angeles 2028, Brisbane 2032 and the YOG Gangwon 2024 and Dakar 2026, share their most engaging legacy projects. How could these legacy projects live in your cities? Let’s co-create innovative approaches to bring these meaningful initiatives to your local communities and keep the Olympic flame alive. #StrongerTogether

  • Session 3

    Session 3 – Olympic Legacy Forum

    An inclusive platform for all Olympic legacy stakeholders to continue interacting, facilitate the exchange of information, and promote and celebrate the legacy of all the editions of the Olympic Games. #StrongerTogether

  • Session 4

    Session 4 – Paris 2024: Games wide open

    Since day one, the Paris 2024 Games have been all about openness. How is this being achieved in the host territories and beyond? How can Olympic legacy stakeholders leverage the Paris 2024 Games as a platform to showcase their own legacies and engage with communities in a meaningful way?

  • General Assembly

    General Assembly of the World Union of Olympic Cities

    16:00 Annual statutory meeting

  • Welcome Cocktail

    Opening of the smartcities & sport summit

    19:30 Welcome cocktail of the 2023 smartcities & sport summit

    Salon Trocadéro, Hotel Pullman Tour Eiffel

  • Pratical information

    Practical information

    The World Union of Olympic Cities will cover all on-site expenses for up to two representatives of Olympic Cities’ Active Members. It includes registration fees, meals and three nights of hotel accommodation in Paris. Fees for additional participants amount to CHF 650.- Accommodation in Paris is not included in this fee.