Alibaba, drones, cyberattacks… the Court of Auditors warns of security flaws in the Paris 2024 Games – Liberation

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In an alarmist report, the supervisory jurisdiction calls on the State to define without delay a “global security plan” while this world event in the capital concentrates very many risks.

It is a document that gives cold sweats as it hammers home, on almost every page, the same message: two years before the start of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, France is not ready to guarantee security. of this planetary event. In a confidential 76-page report, revealed by the chained Duck and which Release became aware, the Court of Auditors warns that it is “imperative” to step up the pace to raise the “considerable security challenge” what this competition represents (which will take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024). A final version of this report entitled “Security of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games”, including the response of the organizers to the observations made to them, is expected by the end of the year.

Review of the main challenges, as Emmanuel Macron brings together almost the entire government on Monday at the Elysée, including the Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne, and the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin.

More than 13 million spectators

“By their size, the Games constitute in terms of density, complexity and duration, the first world event, all categories combined. They will be, for fifty-seven consecutive days (duration of the opening of the Olympic village to the athletes), day and night, the equivalent of 42 world championships”, writes the Court. It lists other maddening figures: 13 million spectators, 20,000 journalists, 4 billion viewers. Pri…

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