The International Olympic Academy and its President, Mr Isidoros Kouvelos, has express his heartfelt congratulations to Dr Thomas Bach on his re-election as President of the International Olympic Committee wishing him to continue serving the Olympic Movement with the same consistency and dedication during his second tenure. His personal commitment in the promotion of global Peace has further enhanced the role of the IOC on the world stage and the realization of the Agenda 2020 has placed the Olympic Movement into a new and more pragmatic context, reflecting his vision on the future of the Olympic Games. Under his inspirational Presidency, the renovation works of the IOA premises in Ancient Olympia which will mark the beginning of a new era in IOA history will be completed in 2021, transforming this Institution into a universal Centre of Olympic Education which will put its own landmark in the vision and goal of the Olympic Movement.