20 MONTH PROJECT 20 MONTH PROJECT

Prolongation of ProS4+ project

1 July 2018 to 31 March 2021

The project aims at tackling cross-border threats to the integrity of sport due to the violence and misbehaviour of individuals and groups, as well as other kinds of intolerance and discrimination. At the same time, it aims to offer tailor-made responses to the emerging challenging and current trends in the field of safety, security, and service in sport. It promotes an integrated approach to safety, security, and service and works together with public authorities and event organisers to improve their capacities. In doing this, it promotes the standards set out by the 2016 Council of Europe Convention on an Integrated Safety, Security and Service Approach at Football Matches and Others Sports Events (Saint-Denis Convention), and the Standing Committee Recommendation (2015)1. The project is divided into three sub-projects:

 Sub-project 1: Online questionnaire and annual/season reports to identify trends and emerging challenges at football matches and, where applicable, other sports events with regard to violence, disorder and anti-social behaviour in Europe.

Annual report 2015
Annual report 2016
Annual report 2017
Annual report 2018
 

 Sub-project 2: Promotion of the new 2016 Council of Europe Convention on safety, security and service at sports events (Saint-Denis Convention) 

 Sub-project 3: Update/enhance the e-Learning tool on the Council of Europe Saint-Denis Convention and 2015 Standing Committee Recommendation on safety, security and service (revised in 2019 and adopted in 2020)

18 month project 18 month project

1 January 2017 to 30 June 2018

The ProS4+ project will aim, drawing upon the analysis and experiences of its predecessor ProS4 project, at offering tailor-made responses to the emerging challenges and current trends in the area of football safety, security and service and to promote an integrated approach to safety and security, underpinned by a concept of service that makes individuals and groups feel comfortable, appreciated and welcome when attending a football match or other sports event, inside or outside a sports ground.
 

 Sub-project 1: Overview of current trends and emergent challenges at football matches in Europe (SP1 Questionnaire/Annual Report 2016)

 Sub-project 2: Promotion of the signature and ratification of the new Convention CETS 218 on an Integrated Safety, Security and Service Approach at Football Matches and Other Sports Events  (SP2 Promotion of the new Convention)

 Sub-project 3: Creation of an online tool to promote the Standing Committee Recommendation Rec(2015)1 on Safety, Security, and Service (SP3 MOOC on Recommendation)

 Sub-project 4: Feasibility study on the possible hosting of the NFIP website on the Council of Europe website  (SP4 NFIP Website)

 Sub-project 5: Organisation of national seminars on the Pan-European Football Policing Training Programme (PE-FPTP)  (SP5 Pan-European Police Training)