For the closing event of the 2-year ESPIN project, more than 70 delegates from 10 countries sports organisations, NGO-s, public institutions gathered in Budapest to discuss how sport can promote the integration of migrants, refugees, minorities.
In the opening session, Tibor Vámos (MLSZ) Gibril Deen (Mahatma Gandhi Human Rights Organisation) Kurt Wachter (VIDC) accentuated the power of sports bringing people together, overcoming cultural, social differences.
The 2-day event continued in different panels and workshops.
Two publications are available online on the researches and recommendations of the ESPIN partners:
1. Baseline Study Equal Access for Migrant Volunteers to Sports Clubs in Europe
Within the baseline study "Equal access for migrant volunteers to sports clubs in Europe” the ESPIN Network publishes a research that covers the situation concerning the equal access for migrants and minorities to sports in seven European countries.
2. Handbook on volunteering of Migrants in Sport Clubs and Organisations
The ESPIN handbook has been developed on one hand as a guide for potential volunteers in sport with a migrant background and on the other hand for local clubs and sports organisations interested in involving people from diverse background.
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