This action aimed to support: volunteering in sports; social inclusion through sports; gender equality in sport; health enhancing physical activity; implementation of the European Week of Sports. In addition, financial support is provided for the organisation of European wide sport events organised in one Programme Country and national events organised simultaneously in several Programme Countries by not for profit Organizations or public bodies active in the field of sports.
It is expected that from these events there will be an increase in:
– awareness as regards the role of sports in promoting social inclusion, equal opportunities and health enhancing physical activity;
– Participation in sport, physical activity and voluntary activity.
Some of the following activities will be supported under this Action:
– Organisation of educational activities for athletes, coaches, organisers and volunteers in the run up of the event;
– Organisation of the event;
– Organisation of side activities to the sporting event.