I SPORT – Inclusive Sport Project Opposed to Radicalization Tenets


Project details

Project number: EAC-2017-0472

Timespan of project: 01/01/2018 – 31/12/2018

Web: https://www.facebook.com/I-SPORT-938884679620194/

Program details

Financing program:  EAC – Monitoring and coaching, through sports, of youngsters at risk of radicalisation

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Contact details

CEIPES: International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development

Contact Person: Sara Cicero

Email: saramaria.cicero@ceipes.org

  • To remove the physical and cultural barriers impeding young people from prison and /or reception centres for migrants to participate in sport activities with local peers;
  • To awaken and divulge the values of sports among young people living in prisons and to lower the lure of radicalization by proposing them an alternative to violence and solitude;
  • To equip young people with lower opportunities with sound knowledge and skills to make the best use of sport over a 9-month preparation training course;
  • To emphasise important European values through sport participation such as gender balance, fair-play collaboration, and social acceptance;
  • To bring together young people of different backgrounds (detainees; local young people; migrant and refugees people) and religions (Muslims; Christians; Hindus) and to cooperate together in the realization of the final tournament.
  • A sport training course based on three sports: Athletic, Volleyball and Futsal;
  • A training course based on Non Formal Education;
  • A final sport tournament;
  • Creation of the Sport Training Manual.
  • “Baseline Training Results Guidelines”, a guideline that will identify the minimum expected results as well as the overall impact;
  • Improving of understanding of the positive impact that sport has in promoting positive social and individual behaviours, with benefits at local, regional, national and European level;
  • To reach an increased awareness on the challenge of radicalization, not only for the society as such but also for the individuals falling into its lure.


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