Erasmus +: Sport, Info Day

On 4th February 2014, the European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) will organise an “Info Day” in Brussels to inform potential applicants about the new programme and its funding opportunities. The day will be centred around different information sessions on Erasmus +: Sport.

The EMCA will be taking part to the event in order to learn the requirements for submitting a proposal for the Erasmus+ call for proposals.

For additional information, please go to : the Website or consult the Agenda of the event


European Elections and future EU Sport Policy


EMCA has been officially invited by European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation (ENGSO) to participate at the “European Elections and future EU Sport Policy” Panel discussion that will take place on the 21-22 October in Strasbourg, France.

The ENGSO is a key player in defending the interests of sport at a European level, especially vis-à-vis the political and administrative sports organisations of the European Union. ENGSO is today a Pan-European sports organization which has the capacity to build bridges of co-operation across all European sports.
Members of the ENGSO represent the national sport in its broadest sense – from children and youth sports, to “sport for all” activities through to elite sports. ENGSO presently has 40 national umbrella sports organisations as members.

ENGSO Event Flyer
ENGSO Forum Programme 2013

EU Sport Forum 2013


The EU Sport Forum is an annual meeting that usually gathers participants from European Institutions, the Sport Movement and National Olympics Committees. This year’s edition will take place in Vilnius on the 30th September- 1st October 2013.
The creation of the Forum was provided by the Action n° 49 of the Pierre de Coubertin Action Plan annexed to the White Paper on Sport. According to the document, the European Commission was to “provide for a more efficient dialogue structure on sport at EU level, including the organisation of an annual European Sport Forum and thematic discussions with targeted audiences, European sport stakeholders in particular.”
The first EU Sport Forum was held in Biarritz on 26-27 November 2008.
For further information, take a look at the reports and outcomes of the previous editions.

EU Sport Forum 2013

30 Septemper – 1 October
Vilnius, Lithuania
Draft programme

S.S. Lazio brings top multisports clubs together at IIC Bruxelles

(from: Brusselsdiplomatic)

D.ssa Federiga Bindi, president of the Instituto Italiano de Cultura a Bruxelles organised jointly with Societa Sportiva Lazio a great colloquium “Sport for a dynamic Europe” with the exceptional presence of top managers of Ferencvaros (Hungary), Panionios (Greece), Racing Club de Paris (France), Sporting Portugal (Portugal) in association with Olympiacos of which a message has been read to the assistance and which fully associates to the initiatives taken yesterday.

Besides an interesting debate about the future of multisports clubs in Europe, attendants could see a colorful presentation of each club. At the same time, each manager explained which initiatives are taken to involve all categories of populations, and particularly young and poor people to teach them the core values of sport and create a team spirit in all of these historical clubs, which all are existing for more than a century.

Friedrich Stickler, president of european lotteries explained how national lotteries can contribute to finance sport, handysport and charity projects in the sport world.

The leaders of each club signed an important common declaration -which can be recalled as declaration of Livorno (as the IIC is situated in the Livorno street) to encourage collaboration between these european multisports clubs, work together on common projects and be a common interlocutor with the european union.

This important meeting was closed by both italian and european anthems.