Sport Conventions

The Committee of Ministers adopted the Council of Europe Convention on an integrated safety, security and service approach at football matches and other sports events
4 May 2016

The Convention has been adopted by the Ministers’ Deputies at their 1255th meeting, on 4 May 2016. It will be opened for signature in Saint-Denis (France), on 3 July 2016.

The purpose of the Convention is to ensure that football and other sports events provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment for all individuals through the implementation of an integrated approach on safety, security and service at sports events by a plurality of actors working in a partnership amid an ethos of co-operation.

The Convention has been adopted by the Ministers’ Deputies at their 1255th meeting, on 4 May 2016. It will be opened for signature in Saint-Denis (France), on 3 July 2016.

See the text of the Convention and its Explanatory report

See website of the Treaty Office for more information

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