The 117th IOC Session
Arirang presents special coverage of the 117th IOC Session, held in Singapore July 6 through 9. Tune in for insightful and thought-provoking interviews with five IOC VIPs: Ung Chang, an IOC member who was appointed deputy to the Supreme People’s Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in 2003; Willi Kaltschmitt, an IOC member since 1988 and president of the Central American Sports Organization from 1982 to 1990; Gianni Merlo, the 8th president of the Association Internationale de la Presse Sportive, a non-profit, international sports media organization; Gerhard Heiberg, chairman of the IOC Marketing Commission, who also chaired the 2010 IOC Winter Olympic Bid Evaluation Commission; and Ng Ser Miang, president of the 117th IOC Session/Singapore Organizing Committee, who joined the IOC in 1998.
Get an inside look at the International Olympic Committee, including an up-close look at what the members do and where the IOC is headed. Our sources also talk about sports diplomacy and the role of sports in the world today.
Producer / Park Hyung-shil