EU sports policy: assessment and possible ways forward

05-07-2021 - 10:38 CULT
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Since the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the EU has been entitled to support, coordinate or complement Member States’ activities in sport. The study presents policy options in four key areas: the first covers the need for stronger coordination, the second aims at the setting of thematic priorities, the third addresses the reinforcement of the role of the EP in sport, and the fourth stipulates enhanced monitoring.