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  • What role for europe jacob kornbeck

    1. 1. SportWhat role for Europe?EU law,sports policy development andfuture funding opportunitiesJacob KornbeckPolicy Officer – Sport UnitDG Education and CultureEuropean CommissionSRA European Sport Summit 2013London 20 June 2013
    2. 2. SportWhat can Europe do?• EU law• Infrequent, but may be binding (transfers, data protection…)• Commission as guardian of the Treaties, recourse to ECJ• Sport policy development• More frequent, but not binding (HEPA, anti-doping, goodgovernance, EBP, sustainable financing…)• Commission a knowledge broker, Council setting important• EU sport policy funding• Increasingly frequent• Preparatory Actions 2009-13• Sport funding stream 2014-20• EP + Council give budget, Commission executes
    3. 3. 3Diversity…
    4. 4. Sport statistics…4
    5. 5. SportThe story behind…
    6. 6. SportArticle 165 TFUE• The Union shall contribute to the promotion of Europeansporting issues, while taking account of the specific natureof sport, its structures based on voluntary activity and itssocial and educational function.• Union action shall be aimed at (…) developing the Europeandimension in sport, by promoting fairness and openness insporting competitions and cooperation between bodiesresponsible for sports, and by protecting the physical andmoral integrity of sportsmen and sportswomen, especiallythe youngest sportsmen and sportswomen.
    7. 7. SportSport policy of the EUFormulated in:• White Paper on Sport (Commission), July 2007• Communication on Developing the EuropeanDimension in Sport (Commission), January 2011• EU Work Plan for Sport (EU Council), May 2011• Various reports and resolutions from theEuropean Parliament
    8. 8. SportMain topics covered by these documents• Fight against doping (XG)• Education and training and qualifications in sport (XG)• Fight against violence and intolerance• Health-enhancing physical activity (XG)• Social inclusion in and through sport• Evidence-based policy-making in sport (XG)• Sustainable financing of sport (XG)• Good governance in sport (i.a. free movement, sportagents, match-fixing) (XG)
    9. 9. SportEU Programmes• EU Programmes exist in order to help implement EU policies• Sport is partly mainstreamed in existingpolicies/programmes: regional, social, health, education,youth• But some parts of EU sport policy cannot be supportedthrough existing programmes because of specificity ofsport, stakeholders in sport, sport as a relatively "unknown"sector• Hence: Preparatory actions in sport and the proposal for aSport Chapter of Erasmus for All
    10. 10. SportPreparatory Actions Sport 2009-2012:2009- Promoting health-enhancing physical activity- Promoting education and training in sport (dual careers)- Promoting European fundamental values by encouraging sport forpersons with disabilities- Promoting gender equality in sport2010- Fight against doping- Promoting social inclusion in and through sport- Promoting volunteering supporting systems in sport
    11. 11. SportPreparatory Actions Sport 2009-2012:2011- Prevention of and fight against violence and intolerance- Promoting innovative approaches to strengthen the organisationof sport in Europe (good governance)2012- Fight against match fixing- Promotion of physical activity supporting active ageing- Awareness-raising about effective ways of promoting sport atmunicipal level- Trans-frontier joint grassroots sport competitions inneighbouring regions
    12. 12. SportPartnership in sport Preparatory Actions2013 – Call for Proposals• Mobility arrangements in sport• Strengthening of good governance and dual careers in sport through support forthe mobility of volunteers, coaches, managers and staff of non-profit sportorganisations.• Injury prevention and safety and security arrangements• Protecting athletes, especially the youngest, from health and safety hazards byimproving training and competition conditions.• Traditional games• Promoting traditional European sports and games
    13. 13. SportEligible organisations:To be eligible, the applicant:• must be a public body or a not-for-profit organisation;• have a legal status;• have their registered head office in one of the MemberStates of the European Union.Natural persons are not eligible.
    14. 14. SportEligible costsEligible costs are costs actually incurred by the beneficiary, whichmeet the following criteria:- they are incurred during the duration of the action/project as specified inthe grant agreement,- they are connected with the subject of the agreement and they areindicated in the estimated overall budget of the action/project- they are necessary for the implementation of the action/project- they are identifiable and verifiable,- they comply with the requirements of applicable tax and social legislation;- they are reasonable, justified, and comply with the requirements of soundfinancial management, in particular regarding economy and efficiency
    15. 15. SportAward criteria:- Quality of the proposed activities [0 – 20]• The compliance with the objectives of the call for proposals;• The thoroughness of the methodology;• The overall coherence of the activity programme;• The quality and innovative character of the proposed outputs- Size of private third-party funding for the proposed activities[0 – 10]- Strength and relevance of the network [0 – 5]- Dissemination and exploitation strategy [0 - 5]- Long-lasting impact (sustainability) [0 - 5]- European added value [0 - 5]
    16. 16. SportConferences and Studies 2013Conferences:• Gender equality and sport including coaching (2013)• European sport week (2014)• EU Sport forum• Studies:• A future sport monitoring function in the EU• The economic and legal aspects of transfers of players• Study on the assessment of the consequences of UEFAs Home GrownPlayers• Study on sports organisers rights• Feasibility study on possible future mobility measures in sport
    17. 17. SportConferences and Studies 2013Conferences:• Gender equality and sport including coaching (2013)• European sport week (2014)• EU Sport forum• Studies:• A future sport monitoring function in the EU• The economic and legal aspects of transfers of players• Study on the assessment of the consequences of UEFAs Home GrownPlayers• Study on sports organisers rights• Feasibility study on possible future mobility measures in sport
    18. 18. SportMulti annual Financial Framework (MFF)Education, Youth and Sport (2014-2020)• Multi-annual financial framework of the EU is negotiated every 7years• Framework for the adoption of annual EU budgets• Proposed new EU programme for education, training, youth andsport: Erasmus for All• Currently under negotiation between the Council of the EU (27Member States) and the European Parliament, which will togethertake the final decision• Negotiations on the basis of- Overall Commission proposal from June 2011- Commission proposals for individual programmes and funds
    19. 19. SportWhat next?
    20. 20. SportErasmus for All: Sport chapterArticle 12: ActivitiesThe objectives of cooperation in Sport shall be pursued through thefollowing transnational activities:- support to transnational collaborative projects;- support to non-commercial European sport events involving severalEuropean countries;- support the strengthening of the evidence base for policy making;- support to capacity building of sport organisations;- dialogue with relevant European stakeholders.Council proposes to delete (b) and (d).
    21. 21. SportBudget for the Sport Chapter• Based on the results of the evaluation of the PreparatoryActions, the Commission proposes an average annualbudget of around € 34 million for sport.• Total proposed amount over 7 years: € 238 million• Reasonable budget that will allow us to concentrate onthose actions that have a clear EU added value and addressproblems and issues that cannot be dealt with effectively atnational level.
    22. 22. SportExpected changes with Sport chapter• Topics mentioned in the objectives will get permanentattention for 7 years• More budget• Possibility of multi annual projects• Annual priorities for certain topics, target groups, strategies• Inclusion of EU candidate MS and EFTA states as partners ofprojects• Workplan to be discussed with Council and Parliament• EACEA agency will be in charge for projects
    23. 23. SportStatus quo with the Sport chapter• System of Call for Proposals and Tenders published in OfficialJournal and on website Commission• Trans-nationality of projects and at least organisations from atleast 5 MS involved.• Max 80% of eligible costs and promotion of private partnership• Beneficiary from EU Member State• EU sport forum, studies and conferences organised by COM• Sport mainstreamed in other EU programmes, if it fits in theirobjectives
    24. 24. SportNew Communication on sport (end 2013)• Evaluating preparatory actions• Proposal for priorities new EU Work Plan for Sport (Councilpolicy actions)New EU Work Plan for Sport (2014 – 20XX)• New expert groups• Follow up initiatives on health, doping, education andtraining in sport and qualifications, good governance, etc.24Future actions on policy level
    25. 25. Sport25Our roadmap…
    26. 26. Sport26Thank you for yourattention !More information:http://ec.europa.eu/sport/index_en.htmlhttp://ec.europa.eu/sport/preparatory_actions/FAQ on the website, regularly updatedFor queries related to the call:EAC-SPORT-PREPARATORY-ACTION@EC.EUROPA.EUTodays speaker: jacob.kornbeck@ec.europa.eu