Inclusion in Sport (iSport) presented on the European Sport Platform 2022

On 14 of October, the partners of the Inclusion in Sport (iSport) Erasmus+ project gathered for another partner’s meeting, this time in Arnhem, the Netherlands at the Papendal Olympic Training Centre, during the European Sport Platform 2022. 

At the partners meeting, the participants reviewed the progress of the project and gave the main focus at the presentation of the beta version of the scenario based serious game. Mr Lampros Karavidas, Representative of AUTH and one of the creators of the game, explained and presented what has been created so far, as well as the ways how the partners can access, test and evaluate the beta version of the game. He also stated that the whole game will be completed and launched for testing by the users and the partners, by the end of December. 

The program of the European Sport Platform was wrapped by the final session on Inclusion in sport, with focus on knowledge and best practice sharing, moderated by Ms Sallie Barker. During this session , the Communications Officer of the European University Sports Association, Ms Hristina Hristova presented the project Inclusion in Sport (iSport) as one of the best practices example of working on inclusion of women, LGBTIQ+ people and people with disabilities into sport as well as making sport more open and inclusive of diversity, in general.

Ms Hristova, gave an overview of the project, presented the goals, the sucessfully done activities and the future plans, all planned in the frame of the project. 

The project consortium consists of 8 partners from 8 countries, representing different sectors: NGOs and sport federations, University, as well as a grassroot sports club. The project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union and is lead by the EUSA Institute (SLO), partnering with European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation - ENGSO (SWE), European Paralympic Committee - EPC (AUT), European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation - EGLSF (NED), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - AUTH (GRE), Finnish Paralympic Committee - FPC (FIN), University Sports Association of Poland - AZS (POL) and Panteres Grogues Sports Club (ESP).