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The overall vision of the project “European Sport Inclusion Network - Promoting Equal Opportunities of Migrants and Minorities through Volunteering in Sport” is to involve those who are at risk of social exclusion. This will be attempted by increasing sports participation of disadvantaged groups by promoting equal access to organized sport. A key objective is to increase volunteering of migrants and minorities through the establishment of equal partnerships and training of mainstream sport organizations.
ESPIN is the follow-up initiative to the EU project “Sport Inclusion Network (SPIN)–Involving migrants in mainstream sport institutions” which was implemented in 2011–2012.
Qualitative study on issues of access, participation and exclusion of migrants and ethnic minorities in European sport.
Developing a European migrants volunteering in sports Quality Mark Scheme and Trainings. This core module includes National Round Table Meetings, the recruitment of clubs and volunteers, a European Training Seminar in Dublin (12- 14 June 15) and National Training Workshops
Grass roots events with a focus on disadvantaged migrant and ethnic minority groups and the participation of female groups and young people
Facilitating inclusive partnership events. Sport clubs & associations work closely with migrants to host inclusive events
The project partnership encompasses NGOs and sport organizations from seven EU countries including Camino (Germany), UISP (Italy), Football Association of Ireland (FAI), Liikkukaa (Finland), Mahatma Gandhi Human Rights Organisation (Hungary), SJPF- Portuguese Players Union (Portugal), and VIDC-FairPlay (Austria) as the lead organization.
The ESPIN project is co-funded under the ERASMUS + Sport Programme / Call EAC/S11/13 - Collaborative partnerships in the sport field and Not-for-profit European sport events.
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Kurt Wachter | Project Coordinator
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