The General Association of World Sports Federations (GAWSF) is a non-profit international sports organisation that serves as an umbrella organisation for numerous international, continental, and national sports federations and organisations. It was incorporated on November 20, 2014, in Macau as an international organisation with legal personality and received approval from SportAccord to use the name SportAccord Asia-Pacific Headquarters. In 2018, the organisation changed its name to the General Association of Asia Pacific Sports Federations (GAAPSF), and on April 20, 2023, it changed its name once again to GAWSF.
Currently, GAWSF has more than 360 international, continental, and national member federations and has signed cooperation agreements with several international organisations that are now partners of GAWSF. The organisation has established representative offices in China, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Thailand, Philippines, Laos, Hong Kong, and Macau, and its activities cover the world, including sports games, competitions, trainings, forums, and more. The primary aim of GAWSF is to promote and develop sports and sports activities on a global scale.
Objective & Vision
We would like to share with you the objectives and vision of GAWSF. Our core value is to establish a World Sports Center that fosters world peace through the promotion of sports.
Our primary objective is to foster friendships and promote sporting exchanges among countries and districts across the globe.
We aspire to become a leading authority in the sports industry and worldwide sports development.
Our goal is to enhance the world's sports development paradigm by placing sports culture at the heart of our endeavours. We strive to drive the sports economy, utilise sports education as a platform, preserve traditional sports as an essence, promote sports for all as a foundation, and leverage modern sports as models.