The #SportSpreadsRespect team meets French authorities to kickstart the mapping work

9 November 2022 Paris, France

The "Combating Hate Speech in Sport" project team met with French national partners on 8 and 9 November in Paris to discuss with stakeholders the state of play of hate speech in sport in France, in view of finalising the Fact Sheet to be presented by the National Coordinator at the project’s next...

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#SportSpreadsRespect progresses mapping the state of play of hate speech in sport in Greece and Spain

17 October 2022 Strasbourg, France

An online workshop was held on 17 October 2022 to map the state of play of hate speech in sport in Greece and Spain, in view of the preparation of the countries’ national strategies and the #SportSpreadsRespect national campaigns The project’s approach is a 4-step strategy: data gathering and...

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Combating Hate Speech in Sport: Ioannis Melissanidis gets onboard of the #Sport Spreads Respect project

6 October 2022 Strasbourg, France

The Olympic gold medallist in artistic gymnastics and Greek sport legend Ioannis Melissanidis met the management of the Council of Europe Sport Division and “Combating Hate Speech in Sport” joint project. Mr Melissanidis is proposed by the Greek government to be one of the #Sport Spreads Respect...

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First meeting of the coordinators of the project on Combating Hate Speech in Sport

31 May 2022 Strasbourg, France

The first meeting of the national coordinators participating in the joint EU-CoE project “Combating Hate Speech in Sport” took take place in the morning of 31 May 2022 . The national coordinators have been nominated by the Ministries responsible for Sport of the partner countries of the joint...

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Combating Hate Speech in Sport project - Launch Conference

31 May 2022 Strasbourg, France

Sport brings people together. It contributes to health and well-being, breaking down barriers and building trust and community spirit. However, it can also exacerbate tensions or rivalries and foster discrimination against certain categories of the population, contrary to international standards,...

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