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Prof. He Jiahong will work for Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

On May 11th, FIFA held 67th general assembly, in which members for judicial regulation body were elected. And Prof. He Jiahong was elected as a member of Disciplinary and Ethics Committee, who is the first one to work in judicial regulation administration of FIFA.

"International Federation of Association Football is the international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer. FIFA is responsible for the organization of football,s major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930 and the Women,s World Cup which commenced in 1991. FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. Headquartered in Zürich, its membership now comprises 211 national associations.

According to the FIFA Code of Ethics, Disciplinary and Ethics Committee is in charge of investigating and dealing with illegal or immoral conducts which has something with football. In December, 2015, Disciplinary and Ethics Committee decided to impose a fine and exhibition on president Blatter and vice president Michel François Platini for the reason of corruption, which made a completely new appraisal. Disciplinary and Ethics Committee consists of investigation court and verdict court. The former is similar to inquisitor who is responsible for case investigation and the latter similar to judges. Prof. He was elected as a member of the investigation court.

(Editor: Zhang Wenke)

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