EPAS provides a platform for intergovernmental sports co-operation between the public authorities of its member states. It also encourages dialogue between public authorities, sports federations and NGOs. This contributes to better governance, with the aim of making sport more ethical, more inclusive and safer.

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32nd project joins the platform for migrant integration via sport

Strasbourg, France 13 December 2017
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32nd project joins the platform for migrant integration via sport

Come and have a look at all the projects on the platform – you can even get in direct contact with the project leaders in a confidential manner. If you yourself are setting up this type of project, why not fill in the form and present the work you are doing?  And of course, feel free to spread the word and the link to the platform to any other leaders you know in charge of projects focusing on the integration of migrants via sport.

Link to the platform website


EPAS aims to promote the development of any sport whose benefits are wide-reaching. It develops policies and standards, monitors them and helps with capacity-building and the exchange of good practices.

Different recommendations initially prepared by EPAS have been adopted by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers on issues of sports ethics, the autonomy of the sports movement, and the protection of young athletes from dangers associated with migration. Older recommendations such as the European Sports Charter are regularly monitored via consultative visits in member states. The Recommendation on Gender mainstreaming in sport is the most recent and was adopted on 21 January 2015. Work is currently underway to revise an old recommendation on “free fighting contests, such as cage fighting”.