- Societal role
- Economic dimension
- International cooperation and external relations
- Sport and migrants
An expert review of good practice projects in sport diplomacy commissioned by the European Commission in October 2017 is now ready.
The European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, organised a seminar on "Encouraging Participation in Sport and Physical Activity", bringing together all projects on this topic co-funded by the EU from 2014 to 2016 under the sport chapter of the Erasmus+ programme.
A recent study commissioned by the Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture provides insights into the physical activity promotion interventions that are most effective in the workplace. The study is part of the European Commission’s follow-up to the Tartu Call for a Healthy Lifestyle in September 2017 and is now available on the EU Bookshop website
On 6 December 2017 Sports Ministries, universities, the European institutions, national, European, and international sports organisations, the Olympic Movement, and other sports stakeholders discussed the role that sport should have in the EU's external relations agenda. The conclusions have now been summarised in a report.
The Smart Specialisation through Sport Workshop, organized in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, took place in Brussels, on the 10th of October 2017.
For many people, sporting competitions offer opportunities to also learn about other cultures. Take the Icelandic team in the Euro 2016 – people loved the Viking Thunderclap and the amazing support of the Icelandic fans. Sport also brings people together, just look at how Belgium becomes one when their football team is playing, or the recent Davis Cup Final.
The selection process concerning projects submitted under the call EAC/S16/2017 and EAC/S17/2017 has come to an end. The results can now be published.