EGLSF is looking forward to meeting you all in Krakow, Poland, at our next Annual General Assembly. Please remember the dates, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th March for the AGA, and we would like you all to be present on Friday 6th at the “Gender and Sexual Diversity in Sport” conference, organized by Krakersy, our member from Krakow who is also responsible for the assembly. Check out the AGA 2015 site, more info on registration will follow soon . You can already pre-RSVP on our Facebook event page
As in previous years, EGLSF was present at the ILGA Europe annual assembly. Our federation is an ILGA member since 2013 and board members Christiana Daneva and Jon Landa held a workshop under the title Play the change: tackling discrimination in and through sports. In the frame of the ILGA Europe conference, under the title MOVEment: Leading Sustainable Change, we shown to attendants some of our members’ best practices, granted thanks to the Pride in Sports project. Çavaria, the Flemish network for lgbtiq rights, collaborated with us in the workshop preparation and presented the campaign Sports4every1 , developed in Flanders and [...]
The 2014 UEFA ‘Respect Diversity’conference has drawn the attention of European football on issues of diversity and exclusion across the sport.
The need to tackle racism and homophobia, give voice to minority groups, promote gender and ethnic diversity in leadership positions and empower players to be role models in fighting discrimination were all significant focus points for the 250 delegates last week.
During the two-day event (10 and 11 September) representatives from within football, political and governmental organisations, experts and Fare member delegates representing NGOs and minority groups met in Rome to find solutions and plan action against discrimination in football.
‘The fight [...]
Third PSS Workshop Discusses Normative Framework, Global Programmes, Anti-Doping, Gender Equality and Discrimination
Renowned experts debated with the PSS project team a broad range of topics during the third PSS workshop taking place from August 31 to September 2 in Berlin. On the agenda were issues such as the existing normative framework to protect young athletes, anti-doping, gender equality, discrimination and safeguarding measures for children implemented at global level.
The workshop was successfully concluded and produced excellent input for the PSS toolkit. The presentations of the Berlin workshop can be retrieved from the following website: http://pjp-eu.coe.int/web/pss/workshop-berlin
The fourth and last PSS workshop on “lifestyle” tackling issues such as dual careers, match fixing and sexual health [...]
The new website of the EGLSF is finaly live. Like with so many projects, this took us some more time that we expected, but we pulled it off! Since the end of July we soft launched our site. More than 1500 people already visited us and now it's time to go fully live! The first bugs are solved, speed of the website increased a bit and some other 'live' issues has been resolved. We are not there yet, but in the next few months it will be further optimized and new content will be added.
The previous website was developed in 2006/2007, [...]