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EGLSF at VOICE dissemination meeting in Vienna

The EGLSF and other European sports partners of the VOICE project on sexual harassment and abuse in sport met in Vienna on June 5 - 6 to finalize the project dissemination strategy.

Partners reviewed the education materials produced within the project, provided additional recommendations before final distribution and defined dissemination activities beyond the project’s timeline which concludes end of June.

Voices for truth and dignity – combatting sexual violence in European Sport through the voices of those affected (VOICE) - is a two-and-a-half-year project, co-financed by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, giving voices to survivors of sexual violence and abuse [...]

Thursday, June 7th, 2018 @ 13:33|Categories: 2018, Advocacy, News, Press Release|0 Comments

EGLSF co-president elected to CC Bureau of EPAS

The EGLSF is pleased to announce that Annette Wachter, co-president, was re-elected to the Consultative Committee (CC) Bureau of the Enlarged partial Agreement on Sport of the Council of Europe (EPAS).

The CC is a partnership body which gives its opinion on the programme of activities and provides advice for the decisions of the Governing Board. 

The CC elected a new Bureau at its meeting on Monday, the 14th of May in Strasbourg, France:  

Jens Sejer Andersen, Play the Game, CC President, 
Michal Buchel, FIAS, CC Vice-President, 
Annette Wachter, EGLSF, CC Bureau member , 
Laura Capranica, EAS, CC Bureau member
Carlos Cardoso, ENGSO, CC Bureau member
Paulina Tomczyk, EU [...]

Thursday, May 24th, 2018 @ 18:53|Categories: 2018, Announcements, EPAS, News, Press Release|Tags: |0 Comments

EGLSF speaks at IDAHOT Forum 2018, Lisbon

EGLSF accepted the Government of Portugal and ILGA Portugal’s invitation to speak on the Sports workshop panel for the IDAHOT Forum 2018, Lisbon on May 14th, 2018.

The central theme of the Forum was mainstreaming of LGBTI rights from local to global policies. The Forum was a full day of plenary presentations and workshops, that highlighted many of the current-day issues concerning our community, covered in themes from sport to interculturality, local politics and education.

After the Opening session that introduced the tone for the day, the “In our backyard: Looking at the status quo of LGBTI rights in Europe” and “In [...]

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 @ 21:56|Categories: Advocacy, News, Press Release|Tags: , |0 Comments

EGLSF at VOICE final conference

EGLSF was present at the final conference for the VOICE Erasmus+ Sport project this weekend in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. EGLSF has worked with other stakeholders in the academic and sports worlds to secure support for the victims, generate sound research data and enable the development of contextualised resources for the benefit of the European sport community.

The culmination of 2 years work in combatting sexual violence in European Sport through the voices of those affected, this final 2-day conference was a powerful and emotional presentation of  the results of the study, and the new educational resources developed for the European sport community.

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Saturday, May 5th, 2018 @ 22:22|Categories: 2018, Advocacy, External, Press Release, Projects|Tags: , |0 Comments

EGLSF attends the EU Sports Forum

EGLSF took part in the EU Sport Forum 2018 in Sofia on 22-23 March. The Forum was themed "Sport in Europe, investing for future generations" and gathered 380 participants representing sport organisations, policy making bodies, EU institutions and Member States.
The Forum's main objective was to take stock of progress achieved in implementing the EU agenda for sport and to seek stakeholders’ views on current and planned/possible future activities. Over the two days topics such as the role of sport in promoting international cooperation, sustainable sport, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, sport and innovation, sport and regional development, and women in [...]

Thursday, April 5th, 2018 @ 9:44|Categories: News|0 Comments