Programmes

Joint UN Global Programme on the Security of Major Sporting Events and the Promotion of Sport and Its Values as a Tool to Prevent Violent Extremism (PVE)

This three-year programme is aimed at strengthening the protection of major sporting events through enhanced international cooperation and sustainable security approaches while promoting the values of sport as a powerful means to counter terrorism and prevent violent extremism (PVE). The ICSS, jointly with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), leader of the programme, the…

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UNESCO-ICSS Joint Capacity Building Programme

In 2013, the ICSS and UNESCO established a Joint Capacity Building Programme to address corruption in sport and match-fixing on a global level. The programme envisages a range of initiatives including: Developing international and national capacities to prevent and fight the manipulation of sport competition encompassing methodologies for sport integrity standards and good practice; mechanisms…

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ICSS-Sorbonne Sport Integrity Chair

In March 2012, the University Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne and the ICSS have established the applied research and educational programme ‘Ethics and Sport Integrity Chair’ with a focus on the links between international gambling and sports results’ manipulation for the purposes of betting fraud. The initiative is associated with the Masters in ‘Sports Law’ of…

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Regional Project: Promoting the Values of Sport Through Education, Health and Governance of Sports Federations in West Africa

Within the framework of the joint UNESCO-ICSS Capacity Building Programme, the ICSS, through ICSS INSIGHT and UNESCO’s Multisectoral Regional Office in Abuja, initiated the Regional Project: “Promoting the values of sport through education, health and governance of sports federations in West Africa” with the aim of implementing the recommendations and objectives of the Kazan Action…

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Integration of Elite Athletes into the Labour Market Through the Valorisation of Their Transversal Competences

Having commenced in 2018, ELIT-IN is a three-year project co-funded by the European Union (EU) with the aim to promote education in and through sport with special focus on skills development, as well as support the implementation of the EU Guidelines on dual careers of athletes. The project is focused on deriving recognition of athletes’…

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Building Innovative Governance for Sports

BIG4SPORTS is a two-and-half-year project which was launched in 2019 with the aim of connecting public and private funding sources with sports organisations through the development of innovative programmes for good governance in sport. Co-funded by the European Commission within the framework of ERASMUS+ and coordinated by the European Platform for Sports Innovation (EPSI), BIG4SPORTS…

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A New Step Towards Digital Transformation Through Sports Science

Digital transformation is rapidly and profoundly affecting all areas of society and economy, and in this sense, the fields of education and sports are no exception. Currently, there is a wide range of technologies and equipment being developed aimed at improving and optimising the development of sports activities and training both at a competition (professional)...

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