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Preparing for data collection

Preparing for data collection

On April 29, 2022, the Project Team members met to discuss the progress that was made on the methodology and the questionnaires to be used for data collection. Methodology was not finalised yet, but draft questionnaires were prepared by the two lead researchers...
Declining numbers of volunteers in the sport sector

Declining numbers of volunteers in the sport sector

In April 2022, the European Commission published the ‘Study on the European Sport Model’. Study recognised a number of factors that negatively influence volunteers in sport, which resulted in lower number of volunteers in the sport sector. One of the reasons mentioned...
Reviewing the work done and next steps

Reviewing the work done and next steps

On April 25-26, 2022, members of the Project Team met online to review the work that was done until that point and to revise the plan for the next steps in the implementation of the project activities since it was disrupted by the COVID-19 restrictions and the...
European Parliament and volunteers in sport

European Parliament and volunteers in sport

In June 2021, the European Parliament published a study entitled ‘EU sports policy: assessment and possible ways forward’. The study examined different elements including the structures based on voluntary work. Volunteering was recognised as the backbone for sport...
Engagement of volunteers and COVID-19

Engagement of volunteers and COVID-19

The Council conclusions on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery of the sport sector (June 2020) have recognized the importance to assess the possible effects of the crisis on the physical activity of citizens and on practising sport in sport clubs, as...