The European Commission published the results of the 2018 Call for proposals "Exchanges and mobility in sport". We are extremely pleased to announce that EGLSF is one of the 7 successful recipients of the project funding with our proposal : "Development of LGBTQ sports clubs in Central and Eastern Europe".
This call aims to contribute to the efforts of sport organisations by supporting the learning mobility of their staff. Exchanges of people, ideas and good practices can be beneficial for the individuals, for their organisations and for sport and society as a whole. Seven projects were selected for a total budget of EUR 1.2 [...]
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.
This year there was the 10th edition of the Play the Game Conference in Eindhoven. More than 450 participants discussed the biggest challenges in the world of sport.
At the centre of the conference are classic Play the Game themes like doping, match-fixing and corruption in sport, but themes like innovation and new trends in sports such as e-sports have also found their way in to the programme.
Play the Game 2017 takes place in a period of time, when more and more media, governments and sports organisations have had to face those problems that have been following sports for many years [...]
This 2-day conference in Ljubljana, organized by SPOLINT in association with VIDC, united players from international and national sporting organisations (including FIFA and UEFA), representatives from grassroots organisations, NGOs, clubs, professional athletes, activists in LGBT rights, academics and sports professionals – all with the goal of discussing homophobia in football, in anticipation of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.
The two days were organized with a mix of workshops, plenary sessions and panel presentations, and united over 70 participants from 17 countries.
The panel discussions “Tackling Homophobia in European Football: Progress made and Challenges ahead” and “FIFA World Cup 2018 in [...]