Commissioner Vassiliou visits the IOC and UEFA

A week after the adoption by the Commission of the Communication on "Developing the European Dimension in Sport", Commissioner Vassiliou visited Lausanne and Nyon to present this document to the Olympic Movement and UEFA representatives. 

Communication on Sport adopted

On 18 January 2011, the European Commission adopted a Communication entitled "Developing the European Dimension in Sport". This is the first policy document issued by the Commission in the field of sport after the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, which gives the EU a mandate to support, coordinate and supplement sport policy measures taken by Member States.