Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions
|Drafted||9 July 2014|
|Signed||18 September 2014|
|Effective||1 September 2019|
|Condition||5 ratifications of which 3 from Council of Europe members|
|Depositary||Secretary General of the Council of Europe|
|Languages||English and French|
The Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, better known as the Macolin Convention, is a multilateral treaty that aims to prevent, detect, and punish match fixing in sport. The convention was concluded in Macolin/Magglingen, Switzerland, on 18 September 2014. At its conclusion, it was immediately signed by 15 states of the Council of Europe; it is open to ratification of Council of Europe states and other states that were involved in its negotiation. The treaty will enter into force after being ratified by five states, three of which must be Council of Europe states.
- "European nations sign treaty to fight match-fixing", The Washington Post, 18 September 2014.
- "European ministers sign convention on match-fixing", Play the Game, 18 September 2014.