Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council

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On 21-22 November, the EU Ministers of Education, Culture, Youth, Sport and Communication met to discuss a wide range of topics.

The last session of the Council was dedicated to sport. The ministers adopted conclusions on the role of coaches in society as well as a resolution aiming at further developing the existing high-level structured dialogue between EU institutions, member states' authorities and the sports movement. Eventually, the Ministers discussed how the place of sport has evolved in the European society in the last decades and how the EU and national governments can improve their cooperation to better respond to current challenges posed in this field, on the basis of a background document.