The seminar, chaired by Mr.William Martin Head of the European Commission Representation in Malta, included a presentation by Mr.Bernard Vassallo (Chairman, Kunsill Malti għall-Isport) concerning KMS and European funding, and the Council's latest projects, namely 'Lifelong Learning for Sport and Training for Volunteers. These projects were later elaborated on by Mr.Ben Gittus, the representative of the European Observatory on Sport and Employment, which is leading the project.
Dr.Angelo Chetcuti, from the European Commission Representation, gave an overview of the EU's competence in the field of sport and how this evolved through various judgments of the European Court of Justice as well as political developments such as the Treaty of Lisbon.
Maria Schembri and Simon Grech, MEUSAC representatives, explained the various EU funding programmes available to sports associations.
The seminar was well attended by KMS directors, MEHFA committee members, and representatives from various sports associations. The seminar took place at the Pembroke campus of the Institute of Tourism Studies and was coordinated by Mr.Gino Schiavone, MEHFA President.