EOC EU Office Cost/ benefit analysis Bureaucrazy Self-financing No cross-border network Linguistic barriers CONs: Do not panic!
EOC EU Office EU sport funding in Albania at a glance ActivityProgramme Discussion, workshop, seminarEurope for Citizens Programme (full participation) Educational measuresLife Long Learning Programme (participation as third country) Youth projects (exchanges)Youth in Action (full participation in some actions) Sport, sport related projects in border regions Cross Border Cooperation Sport specific measuresPreparatory Actions 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 (participation as experts)
EOC EU Office Sport policy of the EU Article 165 TFEU The Union shall contribute to the promotion of European sporting issues, while taking account of the specific nature of sport, its structures based on voluntary activity and its social and educational function. Union action shall be aimed at (…) developing the European dimension in sport, by promoting fairness and openness in sporting competitions and cooperation between bodies responsible for sports, and by protecting the physical and moral integrity of sportsmen and sportswomen, especially the youngest sportsmen and sportswomen.
EOC EU Office Status quo of the EU funding programme Preparatory actions in the field of sport 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 PA so far 20 million Euros 18/12/12 projects, sport competitions, conferences, seminars, surveys Funding topics so far health, education and training in sport, disability sport, gender equality, fight against violence and intolerance, organisation of sport 2012: sport and active ageing, match fixing, competitions in border regions, promotion of sport at municipal level
EOC EU Office Erasmus for All (2014-2020) Proposal: Erasmus for All Programme for education, training, youth and sport Now under negotiation between the Council of the EU (27 Member States) and the European Parliament Sport in Erasmus for All Sport constitutes a chapter within Erasmus for All programme Currently Chapter III (Articles 11 and 12)
EOC EU Office Article 11: Specific objectives (a)to tackle transnational threats to sport such as doping, match fixing, violence, racism and intolerance; (b)to support good governance in sport and dual careers of athletes; (c)to promote social inclusion, equal opportunities and health- enhancing physical activity through increased participation in sport. In letter (c), Council proposes to add: "to promote voluntary activities in sport“ Erasmus for All (2014-2020)
EOC EU Office Article 12: Activities The objectives of cooperation in Sport shall be pursued through the following transnational activities: (a) support to transnational collaborative projects; (b) support to non-commercial European sport events involving several European countries; (c) support the strengthening of the evidence base for policy making; (d) support to capacity building of sport organisations; (e) dialogue with relevant European stakeholders. Council proposes to delete (b) and (d). Erasmus for All (2014-2020)
EOC EU Office Erasmus for All - Sport 2014-2020 7-year budget: 238 million EUR Annual budget of around 34 million EUR
EOC EU Office EC and Sport Further information http://ec.europa.eu/sport/
EOC EU Office Youth in Action Supports citizenship, solidarity, tolerance Targeted to youth aged between 13-30 Budget: 886 mio EUR (2007-2013) Interesting for sport Introduction
EOC EU Office Youth in Action Youth for Europe European Voluntary Service Youth in the world Youth support systems European cooperation 5 Actions
EOC EU Office Youth in Action –Theme + programme –bi-, tri- or multilateral –16 < number of participants < 60 –6 < number of full programme days <21 Criteria
EOC EU Office Youth in Action EUR 480 per country for preparation EUR 470 for implementation (+EUR 260 per country; max. of EUR 1.500) EUR 23 per participant per night 70% of actual travelling costs Optional: Preparatory visit Extraordinary costs Follow up activities (500 per country; max. of EUR 2.500) Financing
EOC EU Office Youth: Funding Examples 2.-8. August 2008 Sport youth Niedersachsen Participants from Germany Poland, Turkey Sport and culture activities Production of a video clip „Sport lives Diversity – Diversity creates Europe“
EOC EU Office No Drugs – Play Fair Objective: Young athletes discuss anti-doping to promote a drugfree sport (Summer 2006) Youth: Funding Examples
EOC EU Office Objectives: – promote cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue thus developing citizenship of the European Union – develop a sense of European identity, based on common values, history and culture – bring together people from local communities across Europe to share and exchange experiences, opinions and values, to learn from history and to build for the future – fostering action, debate and reflection related to European citizenship and democracy, shared values, common history and culture through cooperation within civil society organisations at European level. Europe for Citizens Programme
EOC EU Office 4 actions: Active citizens for Europe Active civil society in Europe Together in Europe Active European Remembrance Administration: European agency Contact: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/citizenship/tools/contacts_en.php Europe for Citizens Programme
EOC EU Office Project : EU:SPORT:FUTURE European-wide discussion project How should the new EU sport competence look like? ENGSO + 7 sport organisations Grant : 150.000 euros for 10 months (budget : 250.000 euros) Results : recommendations Europe for Citizens Programme
EOC EU Office Albania – Financial Assistance EU financial aid via the instrument for pre-accession assistance (IPA) Public administration Justice and Home Affairs Economic development EU body of law
EOC EU Office Cross-Border Cooperation http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/albania/funding_opportunities/grants/index_en.htm In Albania, the responsible institutions are: The Ministry of Integration, responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of the Programme The Delegation of the European Union to Albania (EUDAL), responsible for all contract and payment issues.
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