Presentation on theme: "1 A FUTURE EUROPEAN SPORTS POLICY In the name of Autonomy and Specificity By Prof. Michele Colucci, Tilburg University Website: www.colucci.eu - Email:"— Presentation transcript:
1 A FUTURE EUROPEAN SPORTS POLICY In the name of Autonomy and Specificity By Prof. Michele Colucci, Tilburg University Website: Public hearing - European Parliament Brussels, 18 of November 2010
2 KEY QUESTIONS WHO CAN DO WHAT? –Art. 165 TFEU What is the right level of EU involvement in Sport ? Support - coordination – supplement (art.6 TFEU) Support - coordination – supplement (art.6 TFEU) What do and what can Sports Stakeholders expect from the European Union? –Legal Certainty (?) – Specificity (?) What are the potential areas of EU action? Promotion of “sporting issues” – Developing a EUROPEAN DIMENSION IN SPORT Promotion of “sporting issues” – Developing a EUROPEAN DIMENSION IN SPORT
3 ProfessionalsAmateurs What is in a name?
4 TWO CONCRETE PROPOSALS on the basis of art. 165 TFUE A EUROPEAN SPORTS LAW AND POLICY OBSERVATORY THE “ERASMUS SPORTS PROGRAMME”
5 A EU OBSERVATORY ON SPORT TO COLLECT INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION TO SPOT DEFICIENCIES TO FIND AND DISSEMINATE “BEST PRACTICES”
6 THE “ERASMUS SPORTS PROGRAMME” MORE THAN AN EXCHANGE PROGRAMME –Amateurs(the ones who play for fun!)- Volunteers EUROPEAN SPORTS EVENTS EUROPEAN SPORTS SCHOOLS OR ACADEMIES AND EVEN…EUROPEAN SPORTS TEAMS (Fontainebleau European Council (25 and 26 June 1984) Conclusions of the Presidency