A meeting of the CONPaaS Executive Committee was held by videoconference. Supported by IOC Olympic Solidarity, CONPaaS is a digital services platform created by the Spanish NOC and designed for NOCs.
The 22 NOC members of CONPaaS attended the meeting, 17 of them were NOC Presidents. Also in attendance were IOC Members Luis Mejía and Filomena Fortes, IOC Deputy Director General Pere Miró, IOC Director of Olympic Solidarity and NOC Relations James Macleod, IOC Head of NOC Information Services Joelle Simond, IOC Director of NOC Relations Ignacio Marqueta.
President of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) Alejandro Blanco opened the videoconference and together with COE Secretary General Victoria Cabezas and COE Director of new technologies department Manuel Pastrana presented the advances of the platform. They announced that, from that moment, each Olympic Committee can publish its website when it deems appropriate. In fact, Spain was the first to do so. Its new website is available now and Portugal announced that they would do on the 1st March.
22 countries are currently part of the project: Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Guatemala, Equatorial Guinea, Honduras, Mexico, Mozambique, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela.