Sport brings people together. At its best, it contributes to their health and happiness, breaking down barriers and building trust and community spirit. For over four decades, the Council of Europe has advocated fair play and respect in sport, tackling corruption and helping make sport safe, ethical and accessible to all. This work contributes to the creation of inclusive, democratic societies which respect human rights and the rule of law – the Council of Europe’s raison d’être.
France 7 August 2019
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Paris, France 1 july 2019
Corruption in Sport is a global phenomenon threatening the integrity of the overall industry and...
Trans-national cooperation to fight the manipulation of sport competitions keeps strengthening under the Council of Europe auspicesRennes, France 17-19 June 2019
At its 8th meeting in Rennes (France, 17-19 June 2019), the Network of National Platforms for...
Frankfurt, Germany 14 june 2019
The ASPIRE project (Activity, Sport and Play for the Inclusion of Refugees in Europe) was an...
Strasbourg 5-6 June 2019
At its meeting on 5-6 June, the Standing Committee that oversees the implementation of the...
The Council of Europe Convention on an Integrated Safety, Security and Service Approach at Football Matches and Other Sports Events (CETS No. 218) entered into force on 1st November 2017 after having been ratified by three Member States of the Council of Europe: France, Monaco and Poland. This...