Sports Without Boundries

We believe that collaboration of the young people from relevant organizations with the common interests, can break these stereotypes, empower minority groups to improve self-esteem and integrate into local communities thorough sport.
AIM

“Sport Without Boundaries” strived to promote social inclusion, broke the stereotypes, encouraged equal opportunities in sport, and highlighted the importance of grassroots sport and sports volunteerism in Europe.

SHORT DESCRIPTION

The project aimed to unite people from different generations, different backgrounds, and different cultures and broke negative stereotypes through sports activities. One of the project’s objectives was to promote volunteerism in sports activities and raise the qualifications and competencies of young volunteers to provide them with tools for international volunteering in sports. Another key objective of the project was to promote social inclusion, equal opportunities, and awareness of the importance of healthy physical activity through grassroots sports. 

“Sport Without Boundaries” was funded by Erasmus+ and was a collaboration between 5 partners:

  • Association Active Youth (Lithuania)
  • Strategic Partnership Institute (Poland)
  • High on Life (Italy)
  • Czech Youth Association (Czech Republic)
  • European Integration Group (Turkey).
PROJECT MAIN ACTIVITES
  • Organized a 2-day “Professional Sport Volunteers” training in Lithuania for youth workers to gain a deeper understanding of volunteerism in sport and sport education
  • Organized the Sports Summer Camp in Canakkale, Turkey, where sport volunteers had a chance to apply their knowledge when was working with young people from different backgrounds
  • Organized football championship “Football Without Boundaries “in the premises of the College of Europe, Natolin, used football as a tool to overcome prejudices and looked for a common language for different groups
  • Creation of “Encourage Sports” contest for young people to come up with new initiatives for the promotion of active lifestyle and social inclusion through sports
  • Prepared and publicized guidelines on how to encourage volunteerism in sport
WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

Take part in our events and keep looking for participants call on these Active Youth platforms below.

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Project Manager

Adriana Lavrukaityte

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Project Manager

Elzbieta Visnevskyte

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