Project: Sport to promote change for LGBT

Project Title

Sport to promote change for LGBT

Project Type

Small collaborative partnership, Erasmus+ SPORT

Project Countries

Croatia, Italy, Portugal and Macedonia

Aims and objectives

The aim of the project is to build the capacity of organizations and individuals in order to provide better practices through new forms of training and support developed for target groups with the focus on raising awareness about the rights and need for support to young LGBT persons in sports and establishing safety net for these persons and educational programmes for other actors involved in sports/sport clubs.

Specific objectives

  • To understand our own beliefs and feelings about LGBT phobia, and recognize and act upon the important leadership role you play as a life learning individual;
  • To promote greater understanding and awareness of the effects of discrimination against young LGBT individuals and prejudice in schools affecting them;
  • To present EU legislation, papers, and actions in support of LGBT people in sports;
  • Act quickly to address LGBT phobic language, jokes and actions that ridicule or put down LGBT people, women or any minority groups;
  • To clarify the role of EU institutions, national institutions, non-profit/non-government organizations, sporting clubs and individuals in the wholesome of support for LGBT sports-persons and young people;
  • To establish a network of organizations that will further promote equality of LGBT persons in sports.

Planned activities

$

Kick-off meeting

May 2019, Skopje, North Macedonia

$

Seminar

July 2019, Shtip, North Macedonia

$

Workshop

October 2019, Peniche, Portugal

$

Final evaluation

February 2020, Ciampino, Italy

PROJECT NEWS

Getting human rights in perfect sporting shape

From 22-26th of May 2019, the first the second of the project “Sport to promote change for LGBT” held in Shtip, North Macedonia, spurred the actions of project partners from Portugal, Italy, Croatia and North Macedonia to intensify their work on promotion of LGBT...

Logo for the project “Sport to promote change for LGBT”

We are proud to announce that the logo for the project “Sport to promote change for LGBT”, financed by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission, is finally done.The aim of the project is to build the capacity of organizations and individuals in order to...

Kick-off meeting in good spirit held

From 13-16th of May 2019, the first activity of the project “Sport to promote change for LGBT” was held in Skopje, North Macedonia. During the meeting, representatives of partner organizations from Portugal – AJP, Italy – GAYCS, Croatia – UGNG and North Macedonia –...

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Project Partners

Association for progress, education and lobbying

GAYCS

ASSOCIACAO JUVENIL DE PENICHE

Zdruzenie Odbojkarski Klub JANTA VOLEJ Skopje

Udruga gluhih i nagluhih Nova Gradiska

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