An online meeting was held on 12 February 2021 between the coordinators of Erasmus+ Sport co-funding projects starting in 2021 and representatives of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), which manages the funding of the education, culture, audiovisual, sport, citizenship and volunteering.
During the meeting were presented the current highlights in the administration, implementation and reporting of projects in the field of sports, as well as the opportunities for implementation of activities in regards of the pandemic COVID-19. Joanna Dochevska, Chairperson of Bulgarian Sports Development Association took part in the meeting in connection with the #SafeSPORTevent project, which comes in very challenging times for Europe and the world, when the main goal of the European Commission is to ensure the safety of all Erasmus + participants.
#SafeSPORTevent main aim is to protect athletes, especially the youngest, from health and safety hazards by improving training and competition conditions and especially during forcemajor security threads that need to be handled by specific security protocols that at this point of development do not exist in sport sector. The project will support the mobility of volunteers, coaches, managers and staff of non-profit sport organisations for educational purposes and will enrich their skills and knowledge for reaction in safety and security situations.
#SafeSPORTevent is co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.