Welcome to the Bulgarian Presidency

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Bulgaria will hold the presidency of the Council of the EU from 1st January to 30th June 2018.  The main priorities for the rotating Presidency are: young people, security and stability, the Western Balkans and eventually digital economy and skills for the future.

In the sport sector, the Bulgarian Presidency will work for promoting European values through sport, fighting against the use of doping in sport, and establishing the concept of “sport for all” as means of integration and a bridge between tradition and innovation. EuropeActive will give its contribution throughout the six months in order to implement these objectives. For instance, the EuropeActive Director of Programmes Cliff Collins will present the FAIR project, an EU-funded action on Anti-Doping in recreational sport on 24th January during the annual EU Sport Forum in Sofia.

Latest News - Brussels Bulletin

Over 100 experts attended the first Cluster Meeting on the Integrity of Sport in Brussels on 4-5 December. The main focus of the sessions and interactive workshops covered the areas of good governance, match-fixing and doping.

2018 #Beinclusive awards

Last week on Tuesday November 27th, the European Commission organized the 2018 #BeInclusive awards. Participants, volunteers and professionals from all over Europe came together in Brussels to celebrate projects who make our society more inclusive through sport.