POSTED: Wednesday November 16th 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UIPM Signs a Historic Memorandum of Understanding With CISM

CISM President Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum addressing the UIPM Congress
CISM President Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum addressing the UIPM Congress

UIPM & CISM Presidents signing the MOU
UIPM & CISM Presidents signing the MOU

UIPM President Dr h.c. Klaus Schormann & UIPM Secretary General Joël Bouzou gives the CISM President Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum a plaque
UIPM President Dr h.c. Klaus Schormann & UIPM Secretary General Joël Bouzou gives the CISM President Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum a plaque

At the 2011 UIPM Congress in Nice, France UIPM and the Conseil International Du Sport Militaire (CISM) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding.

This was based on the years of tradition that Modern Pentathlon has with the Military Movement.

The President of CISM Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum who was present in Nice to sign the MOU stated: "CISM is delighted to be invited to this congress to sign CISM’s 1st MOU with an International Federation. UIPM & CISM has always been close, however this MOU paves the way for a closer and more fruitful relationship in the future."

As well as signing the MOU UIPM’s President Dr h.c. Klaus Schormann and UIPM Secretary General Joël Bouzou gave the CISM President a plaque which reflected the gratitude of CISM’s support to Modern Pentathlon over the past years.

The main points in the MOU are:

UIPM shall offer its collaboration to CISM regarding the organization of clinics and seminars for coaches, trainers, referees etc…. during CISM competitions.
UIPM acknowledges the existence of the CISM Regional Development Centers (existing and future ones) as one entity able to promote the improvement the quality of officials (trainers, coaches and managers) in Modern Pentathlon within the Military Sports.

UIPM commits itself to consider the integration of coaches, trainers and referees from the CISM Member Nations inside specific training camps organized within the structures of UIPM.

Fix on a common agreement the dates of the CISM competitions so that they are harmoniously integrated in the UIPM international calendar.

Advertise their collaboration through their existing and future communication means, including their respective websites.

UIPM President Dr h.c. Klaus Schormann stated: “This is a major step forward for our relationship with CISM. This now sets up the platform for more development of Modern Pentathlon within the military family which will benefit at a global level.”

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Keywords · Modern Pentathlon · Olympics · Fence · Run · Swim · Ride · Shoot · London · 2012 · MOU · CISM · UIPM · Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum Klaus Schormann · Joel Bouzou


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