Welcome to the official website of 

ENGSO - EUROPEAN ORGANISATION FOR GRASSROOTS SPORT

We strive for a grassroots sport that promotes stronger communities with the mission to represent, develop and advocate for organised voluntary-based sport in Europe.

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Save the date for 2024

Date: 21-23 November 2024
Location: Pristina, Kosovo
Host: Kosovo Olympic Committee

Read the recap from the 2023 edition of the event, held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 12-14 October 2023, and hosted by the Sports Confederation of Portugal.

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Sport for stronger communities 

ENGSO is a not-for-profit organisation with public responsibilities. ENGSO acts as the umbrella organisation of National Olympic Committees and National Sports Confederations responsible for grassroots sport across 33 European countries.

ENGSO advocates and leads by example for empowered grassroots sport within EU sports policy and raises awareness on the societal role of sport, and fights for equal opportunities for all Europeans in sport.

Our values are democracy, equality, inclusion, sustainability, integrity and education. 

Read about our mission and vision

what we do

Together with our member organisations, National Olympic Committees and Sports Confederations, we advocate for the recognition and empowerment of the grassroots sport at the European level, within institutions such as the European Commission and the Council of Europe. 

Our work includes

Advocacy

EVENTS

Connect, engage, and empower. Our events are built to facilitate networking, connect on common topics and enhance capacity.

Policy

policy

Developed together with ENGSO members and supported by the ENGSO EU Advisory Committee, the Policy Programme contains our positions and beliefs to speak with one common voice.

Projects

projects

As an integral part of ENGSO, the projects shape policy and provide the tools to enhance equality, diversity, inclusion,  integrity, good governance in sports, and innovations.

Education

education

We strive to create a lasting impact. Find here educational materials, toolkits, and handbooks to equip you to create impact.

We work with European and international organisations

SPONSOR

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INSTITUTIONS

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MOU AND PARTNER ORGANISATIONS

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