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"Sport is part of every man and woman's heritage
and its absence can never be compensated for."

Pierre de Coubertin

 
 
 


White Paper on Sport


 
 
 

The White Paper on Sport contains a number of proposed actions to be implemented or supported by the Commission. These actions are brought together in the present Action Plan, named after Pierre de Coubertin.
The Action Plan will guide the Commission in its sport related activities during the coming years while fully taking into account and respecting the principle of subsidiarity and the autonomy of sport organisations.


Content:
1. INTRODUCTION

2. THE SOCIETAL ROLE OF SPORT
2.1 Enhancing public health through physical activity
2.2 Joining forces in the fight against doping
2.3 Enhancing the role of sport in education and training
2.4 Promoting volunteering and active citizenship through sport
2.5 Using the potential of sport for social inclusion, integration and equal opportunities
2.6 Strengthening the prevention of and fight against racism and violence
2.7 Sharing our values with other parts of the world
2.8 Supporting sustainable development

3. THE ECONOMIC DIMENSION OF SPORT
3.1 Moving towards evidence-based sport policies
3.2 Putting public support for sport on a more secure footing

4. THE ORGANISATION OF SPORT
4.1 The specificity of sport
4.2 Free movement and nationality
4.3 Transfers
4.4 Players' agents
4.5 Protection of minors
4.6 Corruption, money laundering and other forms of financial crime
4.7 Licensing systems for clubs
4.8 Media

5. FOLLOW-UP
5.1 Structured dialogue
5.2 Cooperation with Member States
5.3 Social dialogue

6. CONCLUSION


 
 
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