The candidature process for the rights to stage the 2024 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games is underway. This is the first candidature process to benefit from the IOC's Olympic Agenda 2020
After an initial invitation phase, where interested cities had the opportunity to learn more on how to stage the Games, cities that have decided to bid for the Games entered the official Candidature Process.
This spans a period from 15 September 2015 to September 2017 (exact date TBC) when the IOC Session will elect the host city for the 2024 Games.
The Candidature Process is a three-stage process including the following stages:
Stage 1: Vision, Games Concept and Strategy
Dates: 15 September 2015 – June 2016 (Executive Board date to be confirmed)
Candidature file submission*: Candidature File Part 1 - 17 February 2016
Stage 2: Governance, Legal and Venue Funding
Dates: June – December 2016 (Executive Board date to be confirmed)
Candidature file submission*: Candidature File Part 2 - 7 October 2016
Stage 3: Games Delivery, Experience and Venue Legacy
Dates: December 2016 – September 2017 Election by IOC Session
Candidature file submission*: Candidature File Part 3 - 3 February 2017
Budapast, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome have entered the Candidature Process to win the right to stage the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.