As highlighted in the European Commission’s White Paper on Sport, sport activities generate numerous benefits to society starting from its contribution to the EU economy and the value it has for the wellbeing of the citizens. Also, sport activities are a good promoter of social and democratic values such as social inclusion, promoting equal opportunities and equal chances.
The project Civil Society – a Fair Play Actor of European Union will provide the space for valuing the benefits of grassroots sports in youth work and education as well as in health.
The project addresses the topic of involving citizens of EU in sport and physical activities by raising the awareness of the importance of sport for the well being.
Within the project will be implemented activities to develop incentives to practice grassroots sports in order to increase the level of participation of citizens in sport and physical activities.
The project Civil Society – a Fair Play Actor of European Union will strengthen cooperation among relevant social actors to promote equal access and sport for all.
The project Civil Society – a Fair Play Actor of European Union is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
The project will be implemented within 3 phases:
1. An international training that will gather representatives from 10 different countries of European Union. The training will provide the educational framework for the participants to understand the role of sport for the development of the community. Within the training will be discussed the European policy framework for sport activities. Also, within the program will be developed methodologies to develop the activity of civil society by introducing sport activities and to increase the level of participation in sport among citizens.
2. Civil Society Sports Cups organised in each of the partners communities to promote the role of sport and physical activities for the well being.
3. Campaigns to promote grassroots sports and the benefit of sport in order to increase the level activity in EU.
The project is promoting social inclusion, equal opportunities and awareness of the importance of health-
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