The Signing of the MoU

The Signing of the MoU

At ENGSO’s General Assembly the EGLSF and ENGSO (European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. ENGSO is a non-profit umbrella sports organisation, representing National Sport Confederations and National Olympic Committees in Europe.

The main objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding between ENGSO and EGLSF are to:

  • Strengthen general cooperation and partnership between the two organisations;
  • Work together in activities (e.g. in sports events such as EuroGames) and projects promoting sport, and physical activities in Europe, with a special focus on tackling discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity;
  • Join forces in working on European field, supporting the policy makers and providing know‑how in the development of sport on European level;
  • Work together in the field of education and non-discrimination in sport, including also sexual orientation and gender identity;
  • Attending each other’s events and seeking opportunities for joint projects;
  • Exchange information and news using the organisations’ platforms for mutual external communication and promotion;
  • Maintain regular internal communication to stay informed and develop new ideas for project proposals;
  • Search for wider synergies and new opportunities arising from the cooperation;
  • Publicly acknowledge and promote the mutual cooperation.

 

Quote: This MoU is an important step which sets up the framework of the collaboration across organizational boundaries. It also fosters the development of the partnership between the EGLSF and ENGSO and it’s member organizations.