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1 1 Sport in the EU Krisztina Göntér Újszász, 10 August 2009

2 2 Contents Sport in the Lisbon Treaty - subsidiarity Sport in the Lisbon Treaty - subsidiarity The White Paper on Sport The White Paper on Sport Funding opprtunities Funding opprtunities

3 3 Sport in the Lisbon Treaty - 1 soft EU competence for sport inserted in Article 149 EC, alongside education, vocational training, youth soft EU competence for sport inserted in Article 149 EC, alongside education, vocational training, youth complementary, supporting, coordinating actioncomplementary, supporting, coordinating action no harmonisation no harmonisation The Union shall contribute to the promotion of European sporting issues (policy) The Union shall contribute to the promotion of European sporting issues (policy) possibility for Council + European Parliament to adopt incentive measures (programme) possibility for Council + European Parliament to adopt incentive measures (programme)

4 4 The White Paper on sport Adopted by European Commission in July 2007 Adopted by European Commission in July 2007 first comprehensive EU initiative on sport – a soft measure! first comprehensive EU initiative on sport – a soft measure! strategic approach to pave the way for the future strategic approach to pave the way for the future 53 actions in the Pierre de Coubertin Action Plan 53 actions in the Pierre de Coubertin Action Plan

5 5 The White Paper on sport 3 chapters: 1. Societal role of sport 2. The economic dimension of sport 3. The organisation of sport

6 6 White Paper on Sport Chapter 1 Societal role of sport Public health Fight against doping Education and training Active citizenship and volunteering* Social inclusion, integration and equal opportunities External dimension

7 7 White Paper on Sport Chapter 2 The economic dimension of sport Two objectives: Evidence-based sport policies European statistical method: measuring the economic impact of sport Regular sport-related European information surveys (Eurobarometer) Public support for sport EU study on the financing of grassroots sport as contribution to sustainable financing models

8 8 White Paper on Sport Chapter 3 The organisation of sport The specificity of sport competition and internal market rules free movement and nationality Discrimination on grounds of nationality prohibited in the Treaties Players agents Bad practices in the activities of some agents: instances of corruption, money laundering and exploitation of underage players evaluate whether action at EU level is necessary Licensing systems for clubs Media

9 9 Follow up of the White Paper This is a strategic approach to pave the way for the future This is a strategic approach to pave the way for the future Dialogue between: Governments, sport organisations, EU institutions, experts Dialogue between: Governments, sport organisations, EU institutions, experts Lisbon Treaty -> sport programme based on considerations of the White Paper - not before 2012 Lisbon Treaty -> sport programme based on considerations of the White Paper - not before 2012

10 10 Funding opportunities available for sport Sport is not yet an EU competence! Sport is not yet an EU competence! No Sport Programme No Sport Programme Possibilities in other Programmes Possibilities in other Programmes The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) responsible for the management of certain parts of the EU's programmes in the fields of education, culture and audiovisualresponsible for the management of certain parts of the EU's programmes in the fields of education, culture and audiovisual

11 11 Programmes and actions managed by the EACEA The Lifelong Learning Programme The Lifelong Learning Programme learning opportunities from childhood to old age in every single life situationlearning opportunities from childhood to old age in every single life situation Erasmus Mundus, Tempus: Erasmus Mundus, Tempus: in the field of higher educationin the field of higher education Media Media Culture Culture Europe for Citizens Europe for Citizens Youth in Action Youth in Action

12 12 Preparatory Actions in the field of sport call for proposals ions/doc743_en.htm ions/doc743_en.htm ions/doc743_en.htm ions/doc743_en.htm Objective: to prepare future EU actions in the field of sport, on the basis of priorities set in the White Paper on Sport. Objective: to prepare future EU actions in the field of sport, on the basis of priorities set in the White Paper on Sport. This call for proposals will support transnational projects put forward by public bodies or civil society organisations in order to identify and test suitable networks and good practices in the field of sport. This call for proposals will support transnational projects put forward by public bodies or civil society organisations in order to identify and test suitable networks and good practices in the field of sport.

13 13 Preparatory Actions in the field of sport call for proposals - 2 : Deadline: 31 August 2009 Areas (a) Promoting health-enhancing physical activity (b) Promoting education and training in sport (c) Promoting European fundamental values by encouraging sport for persons with disabilities (d) Promoting gender equality in sport Eligible applicants Public bodies; Civil society organisations Budget EUR

14 14 Thank you for your attention


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