Youth Integrity Ambassadors Programme, co-financed by Erasmus+, is a project which has a mission to activate and support young people to make a positive change.
What is integrity in sports? How to promote it? How to be effective with this message? That is the question which the training course held in February in Lisbon, and hosted by the Portuguese Sports Confederation, addressed.
During the sessions, external guests and internal experts implemented the educational programme put together by the YSIEC Committee, to share knowledge, competencies and tools with the young ambassadors. So that they could then go back to their national contexts and be multipliers among their peers.
These last weeks, the 36 young ambassadors have been preparing their local activities, supported by partner organisations and new associated entities, which will be held in more than 6 countries. Starting from May, we have already seen the realisation of 3 dissemination actions:
EUSA decided to bring YIAP to 2 important appointments in the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana: The May Games, organised by the Student Council of the Residents of the Ljubljana Student Centre; the Happy Day of Volunteering.
The key objective of their activities was to raise awareness and promote integrity in sports, by playing mini basketball, memory games and asking quiz questions on the topic of discrimination: How to tackle prejudicial views in sports? How to implement tools against discrimination?
EUSA team managed to involve a great number of students, both local and international, through making them share their opinion and having short discussions on the relevant topics, such as: discrimination in sports, sport for people with disabilities, fair play and doping.
RF Småland, supported by the Swedish Sports Confederation (coordinator of the project) and Svensk Friidrotts Ungdomskommitté, was instead present in Bosön (Sweden) and held a workshop in the framework of the new ENGSO Youth flagship event European Youth and Sport Platform. After an introduction of the project, the participants discussed some “case studies”, situations happening in the sports field and possible solutions to apply, always taking into consideration the integrity point of view. The team is planning on organising a 24h event in September.
RF Småland, supported by the Swedish Sports Confederation (coordinator of the project) and Svensk Friidrotts Ungdomskommitté, was instead present in Bosön (Sweden) and held a workshop in the framework of the new ENGSO Youth flagship event European Youth and Sport Platform.
Much more is about to come during summer and not only: be sure to follow all the social media profiles of the project, to bring YIAP updates with you to the beach!
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