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TRAINING OF YOUNG SPORTS AMBASSADORS TOOK PLACE IN SARAJEVO
12.04.2022
In the period 09–12 April 2022, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, an international training of young sports experts from Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy and Portugal was held, during which the methodology Education through sport was presented. The methodology is using non-formal educational methods in sports environment, which in this initiative are adapted to work with young people with intellectual disabilities. The meeting was attended by Joanna Dochevska, Teodor Petrov and Petar Shopov – representatives of the Bulgarian sports development association – a partner from Bulgaria. Within the framework of the MOVING project, a sports event will be organized to test the developed methods, in which young people with intellectual disabilities will take part. Each of the partner countries will organize at least one event.

The MOVING project is aiming to support the mobility of volunteers, coaches, managers and staff of non-profit sport organizations. The target group are people aged 18+ interested in volunteering to explore the possibility of a career in sport as well as to further strengthen their competencies. The project seeks to answer the priority European policy challenge of supporting volunteering in the field of Sport as a vehicle of employability, economic growth and social engagement. MOVING is co-funded under the Erasmus+ program of the European Union and within 24 months 5 partner organizations from 4 European countries participate in it – Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy and Portugal.