About Gangwon 2024 Organising Committee

About Gangwon 2024 Organising Committee

The Organising Committee of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 has been established with the purpose of effectively preparing for and operating the fourth Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangwon Province in 2024. They aim to bring people together through the unifying nature of sport, continue to develop the country's passion for winter sports and promote Olympic values locally, nationally and around the world.

In February 2018, the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 inspired people across the globe. A total of 195,051 hours of PyeongChang 2018 have been transferred to Gangwon 2024.

Out of the 85 members of the YOGOC, a total of 33 people (39%) has experienced PyeongChang 2018. Gangwon 2024 holds great significance in that it continues and utilises the legacy of PyeongChang 2018 by making the most use of human resources in terms of experience and know-how as well as the top class facilities from PyeongChang 2018.

Gangwon 2024 Organisational Overview

History of the YOGOC

10 JAN 2020135th IOC Session

Confirmation of Gangwon 2024 and signing of the Host City Contract
3 SEP 2020Inaugural Meeting of the YOGOC

Election of the YOGOC President and the YOGOC executive committee members

Deliberation and decision on the YOGOC's articles of incorporation, its business plan, etc.
3 NOV 2020Office Opening Ceremony of the YOGOC

Determined to host the competition successfully along with the government, the host cities and the youth representatives, sharing the current status of preparations as well as the operational plans of the Organising Committee.
30?31 MAR 2021Opening of the 1st IOC Coordination Commission

Confirmation of the YOGOC's vision : Youth celebrating peaceful coexistence and unity through sport to create a better future together
7 FEB 2022Meeting Between IOC President Thomas Bach and YOGOC President SHIN Chang-jae

Explanation on Games preparation, commitments to successful hosting and collaboration, and a proposal for expanding exchanges and rendering support for Olympic legacy
21 FEB 2022Appointment Ceremony of Honorary Ambassador (KIM Yuna) at the G-2Y Milestone

Presentation of the letter of appointment, interviews with KIM Yuna and youth supporters
11?12 MAY 2022Opening of the 2nd IOC Coordination Commission

Discussion on overall Games preparations such as workforce, finance, competition venues, Youth Olympic Village, youth engagement and education, cultural events to reafirm collaboration to expand youth engagement and encourage changes
27 MAY 2022Appointment Ceremony for Athletes' Commission Members

Presentation of the letter of appointment to Athletes' Commission members and discussions on various activities and support measures such as running a mentoring programme for athletes and youth until the end of the Games
24 AUG 2022Opening of Human Rights Committee and Announcement of Human Rights Charter

Gangwon 2024 became the first YOG to set up a human rights committee and proposed the guidelines regarding the respect for human rights by prescribing a human rights charter
6 SEP 2022G-500 Day Milestone

Slogan announcement ceremony and event
OCT 2022Confirmation of Edition Plan

The Gangwon 2024 Edition Plan was crafted through more than 100 working group meetings between YOGOC and the IOC from November 2020
19 JAN 2023G-1Y

Unveiling of mascot, theme song and choreography

Appointment of new Ambassador (TBC)
7-9 FEB 2023Coordination Commission meeting
JUL 2023Metaverse

Gangwon 2024 will offer new experiences in the metaverse
19 JAN 2024Opening of the Games
1 FEB 2024Closing of the Games


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