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Highest ever fine imposed on swimming-pool discriminating against LGBTQ sports association in Hungary

Budapest, August 29, 2017 - The Equal Treatment Authority found that a local-government run swimming pool discriminated against an LGBTQ sports association when it declined to rent out two of its swimming lanes for a sport event. The Authority imposed a fine of 1 million HUF.

EGLSF Member club, Atlasz Sports Club offers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people an opportunity to practice sports in an LGBTQ-friendly environment in Hungary since 2004. One of their flagship events is the annual Atlasz Sports Day. In January 2017 they contacted MOM Sports Pool, a swimming pool operated by a subsidiary [...]

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 @ 15:00|Categories: 2017, Advocacy, Announcements, Members, Press Release, Sport|0 Comments

The EGLSF attend the Consultative Committee (CC) of EPAS, Cyprus 2017

On the 9th of May was the yearly meeting of the Consultative Committee of EPAS. Topic at this meeting were:
- Information on accession of new members to EPAS
- Renewals of membership (FLAS, EUPEA, Sport & Citizenship, SROC, EU Athletes, ISF)
- Report of the Consultative Committee Bureau
- Report on ongoing EPAS programme of activities: BIS analysis, corruption in sport, Pro Safe in Sport 4, Pro Safe in Sport + =sexual violence in sport against children, Keep Crime out of Sport
- Development of Goals and Strategies
- Roundtable summary on good governance initiatives / plans of the Consultative Committee members
- Discussion about the [...]

Friday, June 9th, 2017 @ 16:23|Categories: 2017, Advocacy, EPAS, News|Comments Off on The EGLSF attend the Consultative Committee (CC) of EPAS, Cyprus 2017

EPAS Paris Update

Meeting of  the Consultative Bureau of EPAS

On the 29th of March there was a meeting oft he Consultative Bureau (Board) of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) in Paris. EPAS is part of the Council of Europe and the EGLSF enjoys participatory status with the Council.

At this meeting the CC Bureau Members were informed about the accession of organisations to the Consultative Committee and which European sports organisation have to renew their membership.

At the moment EPAS runs the following joint projects:

ProS4+: a new follow up project on spectators violence in sport
PSS+: a new follow up project on [...]

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 @ 19:06|Categories: 2017, Advocacy, EPAS|Comments Off on EPAS Paris Update
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Successful Launch of the Pro Safe Sport toolkit in Rome

Monday, 4 May, 2015 saw the successful European launch of the Pro Safe Sport (PSS) toolkit to promote the well-being of young athletes in Rome, Italy. The two day conference underlined the importance of safe and healthy sport environments, so that sport continues to be attractive and popular to young athletes. The conference concluded that the Pro Safe Sport toolkit can be a very useful tool to achieve this goal.

The event brought together some 50 experts from important stakeholders in the field of sport: The European Parliament, the European Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the European Commission, the [...]

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 @ 10:07|Categories: 2015, Advocacy, News, Projects|Tags: , |0 Comments

FC Barcelona joins Panteres Grogues in the fight against homophobia

Panteres Grogues is pleased to invite you to an event we have organized together with Football Club Barcelona, “El Barça against homophobia’”, on 14 May at 19:30 ("Sala Paris" FCBarcelona).

Join us in a round tabla in which we'll talk about the current measures against homophobia and our remaining goals against discrimination. At the end of the event FCBarcelona will sign a document against homophobia, which we hope will be followed by other sports federations in our city.

Your presence is very important. We need to make sure that this event does not go by unnoticed!

Confirm your presence sending an email to lluita.homofobia@panteresgrogues.cat

Original Source: http://www.panteresgrogues.cat/en/homophobia/728-el-barca-se-suma-contra-la-homofobia-eng

 

Friday, May 8th, 2015 @ 10:22|Categories: 2015, Advocacy, Members, News|Tags: , |0 Comments