About the USIP
- Parent Category: USIP
The USIP was founded in May 1990 in Paris by 43 country's.
The founding members were the representatives of the following countries:
Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, China, Denmark, Egypt, United Arab, Emirates, Spain, France, Finland, Greece, The Netherlands, Hungary, Iraq, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Libya, Morocco, Mauritius, North Yemen, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Portugal, Monaco, Qatar, United Kingdom, Somalia, Sudan, South Yemen, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Former Czechoslovakia, Tunisia and former Soviet Union.
The USIP is the official World Police Sport Union and reconized by the International Olympic Committee. One of the tasks of the USIP is to promote sports within all police forces on all continents of the World and also has the tasks for the primarily organisation of the World Police Championships in different sports disciplines. The World Police Championships are held every year - according to the calendar of events - in the following disciplines: athletics(cross country,marathon, triathlon etc) , judo, cycling, shooting, soccer and other police related sports. All our championships play an important role in deepening knowledge of the culture of different countries, as well as a arena for the exchange of professional experience between police officers from all over the World. Friendship by sport !
Another goal of the USIP is creating opportunities to further develop the friendly and professional relations between the various police organizations from all continents .
Cooperation with other sportorganizations
The USIP cooperate with several police sport organizations like the USPE ( Europe) and the APSF ( Arab Police Sport Federation). Sport calenders from all these organizations are in balance with each of their activities. This brings the athletes a lot of possibillities to join sport on several sport grounds.
The Congress - highest authority of the USIP
The Congress of the USIP takes place every two-years. For participation in this event, each member country has a right to be represented by the authorised delegates. All votes of the USIP members have equal weight no matter the size of the country.
The Executive Committee
The USIP is run by the Executive Committee. This Executive Committee consists the representatives of different member nations. The Executive Committee consists the following members: the President, three Vice-Presidents, the Secretary General, the Treasurer General, the Chairman of the Technical Committee and the Auditing Committee and the assistant Secretary General.
The members of the Executive Committee are elected by secret vote for a period of 4 years.
They can be re-elected twice.
The Technical Committee
The Technical Committee (TC) is responsible for creation of the competition rules applicable to the various sports disciplines. The TC has a right to appointment the organisers of sports events and supervises an organisation of the World Championships in respective sports disciplines. Elections to the Technical Commission are governed by the same provisions as elections to the Executive Committee.
The Auditing Committee
The Auditing Committee is a permanent and independent institution that oversees the legal and financial activities of the USIP. The Auditing Committee consists of one chairman and three members
The Intercontinental Sports Council
The International Sports Council is a permanent institution of the USIP and may consist of representatives of the Ministries of Interior, Headquarters of Police and other governmental bodies, International Olympic Committee, International Sports Federations, continental or regional police sports organisations and the natural or legal persons, which are declare financial or other support of statutory activity of the USIP.
Offices of the USIP:
The registrated office of the USIP and residence of the Secretary General is located at Castle Staverden in The Netherlands.
The Presidential Office is located in the capital city of Kuwait, country of the President.
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