Preparations of upcoming YIAP Training Course
On 12th of January the representatives of the Youth Integrity Ambassadors Program (YIAP) project partners, held an online meeting, discussing mainly the upcoming Training Course in Lisbon, Portugal.
This YIAP Training Course will take place in Lisbon from 9-15 of February, with the aims to give to 36 young participants the competences and the tools to be Integrity Ambassadors in Sport. A delegation of 6 young representatives, supported by Ms Hristina Hristova, EUSA Communications Officer, will also take part in the training, representing the European University Sport Association (EUSA).
At the meeting, upon discussion was the program of the training course, the topics involved, as well as the toolkit as the first planed project result.
YIAP is a cooperative partnership with the aim to trigger a positive change within the sport sector and create a culture of integrity across Europe and to educate and empower young people with and without intellectual disability to become sport integrity ambassadors.
Funded by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme of the European Union, the project will run for a period of 24 months from May 2022 to April 2024. The YIAP project is led by the European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation (ENGSO) with ENGSO Youth (SWE) and Swedish Sports Confederation (SWE), partnering with EUSA Institute (SLO) , Special Olympics Europe-Eurasia Foundation - SOEE (IRL), RF-SISU Smäland (SWE), Portuguese Sport Confederation (POR), Lithuanian Union Of Sport Federation - LSFS (LTU), Organisation for Sports Education - OPES (ITA) and associating partners The European Lotteries.