The second EU Work Plan for Sport (2014-2017) has come to an end and a new one, based on the Commission's evaluation, has now been adopted by the EU Ministers responsible for sport.

It sets out the key topics which Member States and the Commission should prioritise until 2020: integrity of sport, the economic dimension of sport and sport and society.

There will be 2 Expert Groups (integrity and skills and workforce development in sport), instead of 5 in the previous one, but new working methods will be introduced, such as cluster meetings.

The Commission has also been invited to ensure the follow–up of the two High Level Groups, on sport diplomacy and grassroots sport.

The duration of the Work Plan, as suggested by the Commission, was prolonged till the end of 2020 – 3.5 years, to align it with the Erasmus+ programme and the MFF.


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