"Advancing Human rights, democracy and the rule of law in and through sport":  discover the Council of Europe’s priorities for Sport for 2022-2025

Sport Division 25 February 2022 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe has set its priorities in the field of sport for the next four years (2022-2025), in accordance with the strategic framework of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe and the decisions taken at the Hamburg Ministerial Session (May 2021). In the light of the evolving...

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The Convention on Safety, Security and Service: now in force!

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...

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Integrating migrants and refugees: the role of sport

The challenges currently facing Europe on how migrants and refugees can be successfully integrated into local communities are not short-term, and will remain on the political agenda for the forseeable future. These challenges can be seen as three-fold: economic, legal and social. This third...

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