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EU Athletes at the EU Sport Forum 2018

Mar 27, 2018 | Events

Hosted by Tibor Navracsics, the Commissioner responsible for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, the 2018 EU Sport Forum has taken place in Sofia on 22nd and 23rd March.The EU Sport forum is the most important event in the European sport sector and an opportunity for EU institutions and Member States to engage in dialogue with the sport movement.

EU Athletes was present during the Forum, representing the voice of organized European athletes and participating in interesting discussions on the topics such as role of sport in international relations, sustainability of the Olympic Games, impact of the recent decision in the ISU case on the sport movement and implementation of EU Workplan for Sport.

Natalia Orive, the Vice-President of EU Athletes participated in the discussion panel “Women in sport: breaking the glass ceiling” and talked about the results of the SWAFE project and the role of player unions in advancing gender equality in sport.