PROtect Integrity Catch-up Round Table – Stockholm

PROtect Integrity Catch-up Round Table – Stockholm

On the 25-26th of April in Stockholm, the third and final Catch-up Round Table has taken place. Besides being an opportunity for 10 participating player associations to give a feedback about the implementation of the project and discuss with the staff, it was focused on problem gambling within professional athletes. During the workshop led by an expert from Sporting Chance Clinic

Following the presentation, round table and discussion, participants explored the areas such as education, player welfare, recognizing and dealing with gambling problem, the need for improved sport governance and the recognition of player welfare in order to properly deal with the issue.

The next meeting organized under Erasmus+ 2016 PROtect Integrity project – the Dissemination Conference, will take place in Barcelona, Spain, 25-27th of September 2017.

 

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PROtect Integrity Catch-up Round Table in Milan

PROtect Integrity Catch-up Round Table in Milan

The second Catch-up Round Table organized in the frame of our Erasmus+ 2016 PROtect Integrity project has taken place in Milan, 21-22nd of February. The main focus of the meeting was the national cooperation against match fixing and the involvement of player associations within the process. To discuss this topic, we have invited Cassandra Fernandes from the Council of Europe in order to exchange on the added value of the player associations’ involvement in the national platforms. The meeting was equally an opportunity for partners to share their experiences from team visits and implementation the project at the national level. The project staff meeting followed, with the research on the quality of match fixing education, social media campaign planned for the EWoS 2017 and the Dissemination Conference being the main points on the agenda. The final Catch-up Round Table will take place in Stockholm in April. 

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PROtect Integrity Catch-up Round Table in Dublin

PROtect Integrity Catch-up Round Table in Dublin

In the frame of our Erasmus+ #PROtectIntegrity project, we had the first Catch-up Round Table, held in Dublin on 14-15th of November 2016. The first purpose of the meeting was to work on communication and social media and how it can be best used by the player associations to spread the integrity message. The second day was dedicated to exchanges on the implementation of the project at the national level and further ideas to improve the campaign. Upcoming Round Tables will be held in Milan and Stockholm and will focus respectively on the Macolin Convention’s National Platforms and addictions.

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Player associations educating athletes on sport integrity

Player associations educating athletes on sport integrity

The Erasmus+ project “2016 PROtect Integrity” continues as the participating player associations carry on team visits delivering match fixing education to their members. Representatives from each of the 21 project partners travel all around their countries in order to make sure that they reach all their members with the PROtect Integrity message. Over the two years of the project we will educate 15 000 athletes from 13 different countries and more than 10 sports.

 

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