Ethical & Legal Commission

Belcho Goranov Bulgaria President
Clive Owen Llewellyn Canada Member
Rouzbeh Vosough Ahmadi Iran Member
Daniel Wozniak, Dr. iur. Germany Member
Carla Morais Portugal Member
Osamu Shimizu Japan Member
Bruce BAUMGARTNER United States Member
Milica Vukasinovic-Vesic, MD Serbia Member
Marcelo Franklin Brazil Co-opted Member

Tasks and Duties

  • To supervise the UWW Disciplinary Chamber.
  • To carry out investigations and to launch immediate inquiries on legal and disciplinary issues in which United World Wrestling could be considered as liable.
  • To impose sanctions against Members of National Federations for infringements of United World Wrestling's Constitution and Regulations
  • To carry out investigations and prepare the files for the  United World Wrestling Bureau in the event of an appeal against disciplinary sanctions.
  • To support the National Federations in disputes which might occur in their respective countries in disciplinary, legal, or criminal matters with their national authorities.
  • To prepare a list of national lawyers currently working with National Federations and who could lend assistance to  United World Wrestling.
  • To publish a Code of Ethics for the Bureau members, coaches, referees and wrestlers in collaboration with the Directors of the Departments concerned.
  • To oversee to the implementation of the Code of Ethics and relevant sanctions.