Sport Migrant Integration Platform

This meeting of the Sport Migrant Integration Platform is designed to bring together project managers of sport integration projects in order to address various aspects of the issues raised above through sharing information about the respective projects with other participants. It will seek to gather information about challenges and obstacles to the
projects, and migrants’ participation in projects in order to highlight commonalities. The first afternoon session will address the challenges frequently raised by sport integration projects about accessing grants and funding. A workshop will allow participants to discuss issues they have faced in this respect, and look at methods for identifying funding, and improving grant writing skills.The closing sessions of the meeting will discuss plans for EPAS to conduct a study about facilitating the inclusion of refugees and migrants and sport activities.The feedback from participants will provide one of the bases upon which the study is formulated. The objective of the study is to provide a tool which can be used in inter-governmental discussions on integration and inclusion activities for refugees and migrants. The final session will provide an opportunity to discuss potential follow-up measures and share proposals for future action.