Technical & Management Committees
The role of the Marketing Committee shall be to:
(a) deal with all issues related to the general marketing strategy of IBA and advise the Board accordingly;
(b) provide the Board and IBA Head Office with expertise and knowledge in the field of marketing; and
(c) cooperate with IBA commercial and marketing partners;
(d) assist IBA in finding new commercial and marketing partners.
Marta Forcen Celaya
- The role of the Competitions Committee shall be to:
(a) develop the IBA Technical & Competition Rules applicable to boxing;
(b) propose new rules and/or amendments to existing rules;
(c) implement the IBA Scoring System;
(d) propose the drawing up of the calendar for IBA Competitions;
(e) review the sporting aspects of all IBA Competitions and propose all measures deemed necessary or relevant on this matter;
(f) make proposals for the development of new formats of IBA Competitions;
(g) encourage the development of IBA Competitions that contribute to the promotion of boxing as a universal sport worldwide, including youth and junior boxing and/or women boxing;
(h) deal with issues concerning boxing equipment and competition uniforms; and
(i) help implementing the R&J and Coaching management systems;
(j) participate in appointment of the Competition Officials as per Rule 25 of the Technical and Competition Rules.
Khalid El Quandili
Referees & Judges Committee
The role of the Refereeing and Judging Committee shall be to:
(a) develop the IBA Referee and Judges Regulations;
(b) deal with issues related to R&Js;
(c) develop and implement the IBA R&J Management System that caters for the development, education, certification and evaluation of R&Js;
(d) ensure that R&Js appointed to IBA Competitions are suitably qualified, and to secure sufficient numbers of appropriately accredited R&Js for international, regional and national competitions by creating teaching tools, tutorial and career paths that will sustain the quality of R&Js;
(e) identify and recommend R&Js for IBA Competitions;
(f) undertake such steps as it may consider necessary or desirable to improve the quality of referring and judging.
(g) develop and implement a system for filing and processing complaints (including complaints from whistle-blowers) in relation to boxing bouts and/or poor or suspect performances by R&Js during boxing competitions;
(h) evaluate the performance of R&Js during boxing competitions, including by reviewing video footages of competitions and implementing further steps to monitor the quality of R&Js on an ongoing basis;
(i) investigate of its own motion the performance of R&Js in boxing competitions where deemed necessary or otherwise appropriate;
(j) following the processing of complaints made to it and/or the completion of its own investigations, refer a case file regarding suspicious behaviour on the part of R&Js to the competent body within IBA to further investigate and/or prosecute a possible offence; and
(k) where appropriate, provide assistance and support to the Disciplinary Committee or any other body within IBA to investigating and/or prosecuting a possible offence in proceedings taken against R&Js;
(l) participate in appointment of the R&Js and, when applicable other Competition Officials, as per Rule 25 of the Technical and Competition Rules.
The role of the Coaches Committee shall be to:
(a) ensure representation, protection and promotion of the interests of the Coaches;
(b) develop any Regulations within IBA that apply to Coaches;
(c) develop and implement the IBA Coaching Management System;
(d) improve access to new training information technologies for Coaches; and
(e) develop education and train system for Coaches, produce tools to comprehensively educate and train Coaches over the world by means of a universal integrated teaching system for Coaches.
Champions & Veterans Committee
The role of the Champions and Veterans Committee shall be to:
(a) contribute to the image of IBA and boxing by ensuring that current and/or former Boxers with an impressive career or other achievements are present and exercise representative functions on the occasion of IBA Competitions and other activities organised by IBA;
(b) enhance the attractivity of competitions and events organised by Continental Confederations and National Federations by allowing that current and/or former Boxers with an impressive career be present at such events or competitions, upon invitation of Continental Confederations or National Federations;
(c) promote boxing and IBA by having current and/or former Boxers taking part in social activities, such as master classes, charity auction, development programmes;
(d) help contributing to the success of IBA Competitions by ensuring that the best Boxers take part in such competitions;
(e) where appropriate, appoint Boxers to act as ambassadors for IBA toward other international sporting organisations including the International Olympic Committee
(f) take part in promotional activities organised by IBA, including on its website or on social medias; and
(g) organise, where appropriate, specific events for former Boxers.
Zou Shim Ming
The role of the Diversity Committee shall be to:
(a) deal with specific issues related to the practice, development and promotion of boxing within an inclusive environment, without any discrimination of any kind, such as race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status;
(b) encourage the grassroots development of women’s boxing, as well as of women R&Js, Coaches, ITOs and Officials
(c) promote women’s boxing in order that such boxing, with its specified weight categories, be included in international multisport events, including the Olympic Games;
(d) support equity and diversity within all aspects of IBA and of the sport of boxing;
(e) allow the realisation and development of social works through activities that help to spread the Olympic values through boxing.
Carlotta Rigatti Luchini
The role of the Medical Committee shall be to:
(a) deal with all medical issues relating to boxing, and in particular issues relating to the health and safety of Boxers;
(b) provide a high level of expertise, knowledge and advice with respect to the care and follow-up treatment of Boxers in different environments, including at the ringside and out-of-competition, and with respect to fitness to box, performance and improvement issues;
(c) ensure that a sufficient number of Ringside Doctors are available for all IBA Competitions;
(d) arrange various training programs, and provide educational materials leading to a sustainable high quality of Ringside Doctors;
(e) contribute to all IBA projects with a medical dimension in order to promote the safety of boxing; and
(f) support IBA with respect to transgender athletes and athletes with disorders of sexual differentiation.
Member Federations Committee
The role of the Member Federations Committee shall be to:
(a) deal with relations between IBA and its National Federations;
(b) draw up proposals for an optimal cooperation between National Federations and IBA;
(c) monitor the evolution of the statutes and regulations of the Confederations and National Federations and report any problem to IBA;
(d) develop best practice for National Federations; and
(e) contribute to the organization of educational and development programmes with National Federations.