The EU Expert Group on Education and Training in Sport held its first meeting in Innsbruck on 13 January 2012. The EU Expert Group on Anti-Doping held its second meeting in Brussels on 8 February 2012. The reports from both meetings are now available.
The Expert Groups are among the six Expert Groups established by the Council's Resolution on an EU Work Plan for Sport for 2011-2014 to carry out specific tasks within the 2011-2014 timeframe. They are composed of experts appointed by the Member States with support from the Commission and report to the Council Working Party on Sport.
The Group on Education and Training in Sport is mandated by the Council to prepare a proposal for European guidelines on dual careers (the combination of high-level sports training and general education) and to follow up the inclusion of sport-related qualifications in National Qualification Frameworks (NQFs) with reference to the European Qualification Framework (EQF). At its first meeting [180 KB] , the Group agreed on a work schedule that includes two concrete deliverables.
The EU Expert Group on Anti-Doping held its second meeting [168 KB] on 08 February and finalised a proposal for a first EU contribution to the revision of the World Anti-Doping Code. This text was later adopted by the EU Council and sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency by the Danish EU Presidency. More information