José Manuel Franco: “ sport will be a vital tool and valuable to a change of the economic model and a knowledge society more cohesive ”
- The new president of the CSD has emphasized that to do this “ the only possible method is the path of dialogue, understanding and collaboration among all sectors ”
- Among the main objectives of this new phase, Franco has noted the digitisation, the ecological transition, the momentum of the internationalization, the promotion of women's sports, and ensuring legal certainty with a new law on sports and Anti-Doping
- The minister of culture and sport, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, has welcomed the work done during this past year by the exsecretaria of state for sport, Irene Lozano, at the same time that has wanted to Franco best to “ the large number of projects ilusionantes ” ahead
Madrid, 31 march 2021.The new secretary of State for sport and chairman of the council for sports, josé Manuel Franco, has today taken possession his stewardship of this body in an act that took place in the facilities of the CSD and which have been present, inter alia, the minister of culture and sport, José Manuel Uribes, and its predecessor, Irene Lozano.
During his speech, Franco has emphasized the “ homework ” and “ challenges ” with sport ahead, as well as the “ importance ” for society. In this regard, has put in value the importance of sport as a vital tool and valuable to a change of the economic model and a knowledge society more cohesive. ” “ Sport is strategic for spain, essential tool for the momentum of the country. In addition, it is essential for the lives of many citizens. We must therefore be able to manage with rigour, speed and effectiveness european funds to reactivate the activity of sport on the basis of new innovative approaches and sustainable ”, has added.
The president of the council also has identified the main objectives that will meet during the coming months. Digitization, retrospective ecological transition, the momentum of the internationalization, the promotion of women's sports, and ensuring legal certainty with a new law on sports, and Anti-Doping are some of them. “ To address these challenges can only be a method of work: dialogue, understanding and collaboration with all sectors. We are all needed to address what lies ahead ”, has said.
In the act also intervened the minister of culture and sport, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, had begun its words by thanking the predecessor of Franco, Irene Lozano, its work during the past year “ very difficult for all ” and “ which work has been excellent. ” On the new phase has begun today Uribes, has stressed “ the large number of projects ilusionantes ” ahead of us, for the Frank "has an enormous political experience and management experience, which is critical for dialogue and negotiation".
Cvs, José Manuel Franc
Born in A Pobra do Brollón on 8 september 1957. Married. A daughter. Bachelor's degree in law and civil servants in the ministry of defence.
It held the cross of the Military order of merit, with distinctive white third class since 1993.
In 1995 had been elected to parliament in the assembly of Madrid, where spokeswoman in the committee on employment, the committee on transport,
President in the committee on budgets, the secretary-General, spokesperson, Deputy Speaker of the Socialist Group.
In 2017 is elected in The Secretary-General of the primary PSOE-M, present position.
In 2019 is elected deputies by Madrid in the congress of deputies and appointed president of the commission on education and vocational training, a member of the Permanent Council, in the defence committee Member in the commission of the Interior and alternate member of the spanish delegation in the assembly of nato. By 2020 is appointed Government delegate in the community of Madrid, according to Royal Decree 329/202, published in the BOE on 12 february 2020.