Sport et Citoyenneté

Par Timothée Louette, Chargé de mission, Think tank Sport et Citoyenneté Selon le Baron Pierre de Coubertin, fondateur des Jeux Olympiques modernes, ceux-ci constituaient « l’exaltation solennelle et périodique de l’athlétisme mâle avec […] l’applaudissement féminin pour récompense.» (1912) Aujourd’hui, plus d’un siècle plus tard, les femmes ont clairement franchi la ligne qui sépare le… » read more

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Brussels, 15 November 2016 On 15 November 2016, the Sport Intergroup hosted the conference ‘Dual Careers: how to combine education and work with sport?’ at the European Parliament. Marc Tarabella MEP, co-President of the Sport intergroup, gave an opening address in which he spoke of how elite sportsmen struggle to find a balance between sport… » read more

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On 7 November 2016, the Polish Permanent Representation to the EU hosted a debate with retired footballer Wlodzimierz Lubanski and former player and coach of handball, MEP Bogdan Wenta about sport as a tool for social integration, moderated by famous commentator Dariusz Szpakowski. Nostalgic about his glorious stint at Gornik Zabrze between 1963 and 1975,… » read more

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Today 12 October 2016, ALDE MEP Hannu Takkula held a hearing at the European Parliament to discuss the latest sport report on “Good governance, accessibility and integrity”. This own initiative report comes as a timely project, when the EU institutions are set to discuss the future Work Plan for Sport 2017-2020 in the coming months.… » read more

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Within the framework of the second edition of the Festival of Films on Sport , the Parliament of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation organised a conference that brought together religions recognised by the Belgian state, in order to discuss the overlap of sport with religion. Mr Phillippe Courard, President of the Parliament of the Federation of Wallonia-Brussels,… » read more

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Amener des champions sportifs et des leaders de l’économie à s’unir pour inspirer la jeunesse, tel était l’objectif de l’événement organisé à Angers le mercredi 5 octobre dernier par l’équipe des Champions à l’Ecole. Notre Think tank Sport et Citoyenneté a eu le plaisir d’être invité à cet échange, regroupant plus de 500 élèves et… » read more

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Brussels, 27 September 2016 The European Parliament takes the development of sport at youth level at heart. It welcomed the ‘Youth and Sport: Team-up for inclusive societies’’ debate, organised jointly by the Youth Intergroup and the Sport Intergroup of the European Parliament. Promoted by several organisations among which ENGSO Youth, the conference’s aim was to… » read more

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A l’occasion de l’Euro Foot Jeunes 2016, le Think tank Sport et Citoyenneté a organisé le samedi 1er juin dernier une table ronde sur le football féminin, avec le soutien de la Fondation Alice Milliat. « Le sport féminin est en pleine croissance et il faut l’encourager davantage », avançait en introduction Laurent Thieule, Président… » read more

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In the context of its report for an “integrated approach to sport policy”, MEP Hannu Takkula invited last Tuesday, July 12, at the European Parliament, a number of European players in the field of sport. During the two-hour meeting, the Finnish MEP first took the floor to express his intentions and hopes behind the writing… » read more

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