Paris 2024 Bid will have biggest ever Public Engagement Initiative

By iSportconnect | April 5, 2016

The Paris 2024 Bid Committee has launched the biggest ever public engagement initiative in Olympic bid history

Led by Paris 2024, viagra  the State Government, capsule  the Ile-de-France region, online the City of Paris and the National Olympic and Paralympic Committees, the engagement initiative will create an open dialogue with the French public, allowing them to make contributions to the bid as the project evolves and develops.

All ideas will be published on an online platform where the French public can engage with the bid, provide feedback and vote on the proposals.

Bernard Lapasset, Paris 2024 Co-Chairman, said: “Paris 2024 is focused on collaboration and engagement with the people of Paris and France and we are proposing an Olympic and Paralympic Games that will deliver a strong legacy for the whole of the country and the Olympic Movement.”

“Today we are launching the biggest ever engagement initiative in Olympic bid history to ensure that the public are part of the story making real contributions by submitting creative ideas to the project.

Once the process has ended on 30 September 2016, the top 100 ideas will be analysed and considered for inclusion in the Paris 2024 project.

The official launch at the CNOSF (French National Olympic Committee) headquarters will target “Generation 2024” and under-25s from across France, and is the first of a series of major public engagement workshops led by Paris 2024 bid leaders.

Tony Estanguet, Paris 2024 Co-Chairman, added: ““Our aim is to present an Olympic and Paralympic bid that works in total harmony with our city’s and nation’s long-term sports, economic, social and environmental strategies – ensuring a genuine lasting legacy for the people of Paris and France.”

“We can only achieve this by opening up a real dialogue with the French public, taking into account views from all aspects of society.”

“France is embarking on a journey of re-invention and by bidding for the 2024 Games we are opening up to an exciting and bold future whilst remaining true to our rich sporting and cultural traditions.”

“Imbued with youthful values and defined by creativity France has some of the most inspired minds and we’re looking forward to hearing the views, opinions and ideas of the people of France.”