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.
Strasbourg 10 September 2019
Ms María José Rienda Contreras, President of the High Council for Sports in Spain formally...
Strasbourg, France 5 September 2019
EPAS is pleased to welcome two new members to its Consultative Committee, bringing the total...
Strasbourg, France 1 September 2019
The Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions CETS 215 has entered into force on 1...
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...
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...