2023 EU Anti-Racism and Diversity Week

For its second edition, the EU Anti-Racism and Diversity Week took place on 20-22 March 2023. It was centred around the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination that takes place every March 21.

European Commission convenes Expert Group on post-pandemic recovery and crisis resilience of the sport sector for the 7th time

On Thursday March 23rd, the 7th meeting of the European Commission Expert Group on strengthening the recovery and the crisis resilience of the sport sector during and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic took place in hybrid format in Brussels.  
The first session of the meeting was centred around the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on volunteering and grassroots sport.

European Year of Skills to be kicked-off in May

On March 7th, the Swedish Council presidency and European Parliament negotiators finalised an agreement on a European Year of Skills for the period 9 May 2023 until 8 May 2024. 
Welcoming the initiative, the Swedish minister for education, Mats Persson, stated: ‘This European Year comes at the right moment. There is need for action to fill labour shortages and help people find quality jobs.