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EU Sport Forum 2017

8 - 9/03/2017
St Julian’s, Malta

The Forum is the main platform for structured dialogue between the European institutions and sport stakeholders. Its main objective is to take stock of progress achieved in implementing the EU agenda for sport and to seek stakeholders' views on current, planned or possible future activities.

The various sessions covered many topics of interest for European sport. Presentations have been published where available.

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A summary of the discussions is available in the final report.

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The current format of the EU Sport Forum was set out in the 2007 Commission White Paper on Sport, which provided a comprehensive vision for sport at EU level.


Web streaming recordings

Opening of the EU Sport Forum

Update on EU activities

Follow-up of High Level Groups on Sport Diplomacy and Grassroots Sport

Gender-based violence in Sport

Opportunities brought by innovation and digital technologies in sport

Intermediaries and agents

Towards inclusive communities – the role of volunteering in sport

How to restore trust in the anti-doping system?

Greening the sport (environmental impact of sport)

e-Sports: why are we talking about it?

Debriefing of Day 1

Evolving Good Governance practices in European sport and the European Commission Pledge for sport organisations

High-level panel debate on "ways to improve the promotion of grassroots sport in the EU"

Growth and jobs

Forum conclusions


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EU Sport Forum 2016

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8 and 9 March 2017


St Julian’s, Malta