On Monday afternoon a meeting was held at Place Beauvau, on the security of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and, in particular, the opening ceremony on July 26, 2024 on the Seine, as revealed by the Parisian. The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, asked for discretion, the participants did not comment after the exchanges in which Tony Estanguet, president of Paris 2024, did not participate, since only the services of the State were invited.
At the governmental level, the message is that the President of the Republic, having given the political green light, remains to adjust the technical modalities, certainly heavy, in terms of security, cost and organization. After his visit to the Paris 2024 headquarters on October 14, President Emmanuel Macron confirmed to L’Équipe: ” This subject will advance and come to an end with, of course, the investments and the organization that we must put in place so that it is done in good conditions. “. An operation ” complicated but doable »Summarizes an actor today.
Present a scenario to IOC members during the next project review.
A study is being carried out by the Paris Police Prefecture, the inter-ministerial delegation to the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Dijop) and the OCOG to determine the feasibility conditions. A working group with all stakeholders has been meeting since December 2020 and an inter-ministerial meeting is scheduled for next month on the issue.
The idea is to present a scenario to the IOC members during the review of the project scheduled for November 23 and 24, before its planned adoption at the last Board of Directors of the year Paris 2024, on December 13. He will then continue working on the other ceremony organized outside the stadium, that of the closing of the Paralympic Games on September 8, 2024, another story.
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