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EBU Media Lunchtime Talk: European Week of Sports and European Championships

Civil Society
Date: Monday, 25 September 2017 12:30

Venue: EBU  |  City: Bruxelles, Belgium

The first ever European Championships will be jointly hosted by Berlin and Glasgow in August 2018. This a major new multi-sport event taking place every four years fully supported by Europe’s free-to-air broadcasters. It will combine the existing senior continental championships of Athletics (European Athletics), Aquatics (LEN), Cycling (UEC), Gymnastics (UEG), Rowing (FISA), Triathlon (ETU), with a new Golf Team Championships (ET & LET) – all unified under a common European identify.

To mark the 2017 European Week of Sport and the launch of the European Sports Championships next year, this EBU Media Lunchtime Talk aims to raise a discussion on free-to-air access to major sports competitions for European citizens. We will also reflect on the role of sports as a means of promoting crucial values such as tolerance and integration and the importance of sporting activity for physical and mental wellbeing.

To register, please write to Joëlle Etienne (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Speakers

  • Mr. Yves Le Lostecque, Head of Unit of youth and Sport at the European Commission, Why should Europe #beactive on Sport?
  • Mr. Ingolfur Hannesson, EBU Head of Sports Rights, Why are sports broadcasts key for European Public Service Media's contribution to society?
  • Mr. Jean Gracia, Vice President of the European Athletics Federation, European Championships 2018 in Berlin and Glasgow: a new model for multisport events?
  • A representative of the city of Glasgow, Can the European Sports Championship strengthen European cooperation? What are the benefits for host cities?#EUevents

 

Address
Avenue des Arts 56
1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

 

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  • Monday, 25 September 2017 12:30

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