MENS – Mental European Network of Sport events

MENS – Mental European Network of Sport events

MENS – Mental European Network of Sport events

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop a documented and evidence based approach of the use of sports in the treat of mental illness
  • To establish a European Mental Health Sports Network
  • To increase public awareness on the necessity of a new specific approach on the conjunction of Sport with Mental Health through an EU wide Awareness Campaign

  • Desk reviewing for recording national policies and good practices conjugating sports and mental health
  • Creating of models for sport events involving mentally ill at a local and national level as parts of the “Sports for All” movement
  • Conducting of policy documentation papers for critical scientific issues on the use of sports in rehabilitation of mental health

  • MENS Awareness Campaign in European level aiming at building a defined framework for the connection
    of Sport with Mental Health
  • Establishment of the ‘Mental European Network of Sport events’ and related European Conference

  • Coordinator: EDRA – The “Social Cooperative Action for Vulnerable Groups” (Greece)
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens – School of Physical Education and Sport Science (Greece)
  • KENT University School of Physical Sciences (United Kingdom)
  • COSS Marche (Italia) * Fundacion Intras (Spain)
  • EUFAMI European Network (Belgium)
  • Sporium Spor Kulübü – Golbasi Sporium Spor Kulübü ve Dernegi (Turkey)
  • Asociacija Aukstelkes Specialiosios Olimpiados Klubas – ASOK Asociacija “aukstelkesok” (Lithuania)
  • Ozara Zavod Maribor (Slovenia)
  • Rijeka Disability Sports Association (Croatia)
  • Villa Montesca (Italy)
  • ANARP (Portugal)
  • First Fortnight (Ireland)
  • MEH Merseyside Expanding Horizons LTD (United Kingdom)
  • Municipality of Galatsi (Greece)
  • FOKUS Sdružení pro péči o duš.nemocné (Czech Republic)
  • CESIE (Italy)

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Date of project: 01/01/2017 – 30/06/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact:

CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


JUST SPORT – Fight against doping on grassroots level

JUST SPORT – Fight against doping on grassroots level

JUST SPORT – Fight against doping on grassroots level

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To raise awareness, among youths Recreationists in fitness centres and all beginners in grassroots level recreational sports, of a whole lot of negative consequences caused by using supplements with harmful additives
  • To increase the awareness about dangers of doping intake and its negative health consequences and, last but not least
  • To provide anti-doping education and prevention programmes aimed at fostering the fundamental values that underpin recreational activities and informing youth of the moral, legal and health consequences of recreational activities

  • Needs Identification: Survey and analysis of existing documents in anti-doping
  • Development of the anti-doping training module tailor-made for trainers in fitness centres: General information’s on doping, which are prohibited substances and methods, consequences of doping, proper diet; Doping as a social phenomenon; Load in training
  • Implementing capacity building activities in all project partner countries
  • Participating in doping free recreational activities within the context of healthy means for healthy goals in coordination and long-term consultations with duly educated fitness trainers

  • JUST SPORT Needs Analysis and process Report
  • 5-day JUST SPORT Event in all project partner countries: [3-day] Working sessions for fitness trainers where the newly developed anti-doping training module will be implemented. [2-day] Round tables for recreationists in fitness centres, owners of fitness centres, decision makers (local and national competent authorities), other sports organizations and wide public
  • Guidelines for future activities promoting anti-doping and healthy nutrition as a healthy lifestyle
  • JUST SPORT mobile application for mapping healthy fitness centres and fitness experts

  • Coordinator: Rijeka Sport’s Association (Croatia)
  • SLOADO (Slovenia)
  • Bulgarian Sports Development Association (Bulgaria)
  • Municipio de Mirandela (Portugal)
  • Vasterbottens Idrottsforbund – Swedish Sports Confederation (Sweden)
  • CESIE (Italy)

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Date of project: 01/01/2017 – 30/06/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact: CESIE: emiliano.mungiovino@cesie.org


MADRE – Multilateral Approach to Develop Rural Empowerment

MADRE – Multilateral Approach to Develop Rural Empowerment

MADRE – Multilateral Approach to Develop Rural Empowerment

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To educate field operators and community leaders to become “active change agents” who are not just executors of actions
  • To motivate people who live in developing areas to adopt best practices for sustainable livelihood behaviours
  • To encourage new communication skills between rural stakeholders
  • To use non-formal education tools to create and disseminate good practices
  • To share good practices through new communication skills using innovative tools (RMA, Creative thinking, Non-formal education)

  • Delivery of training for Field officers and Community Leaders in Madagascar

  • Coordinator: Welthungerhilfe (Germany)
  • Centro per lo Sviluppo Creativo Danilo Dolci (Italy)

Date of project: December 2014 – June 2015

Institution of reference: Welthungerhilfe – Special funds for Pilot Projects: Innovation, Impact or Sustainability

Contact: CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org


Platform for Voice

Platform for Voice

Platform for Voice

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To identify key messages that can amplify the voice of minority and migrant communities in Italy
  • To draw out the commonalities facing minorities in four countries specifically to make a powerful counter narrative against the rush by politicians for “easy votes” by scapegoating those who are least powerful
  • To provide the platform for voice amongst those marginalized from the centre of power by identifying and communicating key messages to combat racist and xenophobic speech by those seeking (re)election in European election in 25th May 2014

  • Discussions and forums in Greece, UK, Italy and the Netherlands with organisations representing migrants and minorities to identify common issues that they face
  • Development of 5-10 key messages based on the discussions in each country. Key messages are able to be used post-election by groups and organisations advocating on behalf of migrants and minorities
  • Creating and implementing a communications plan for cascading and disseminating the key messages through virtual platforms, networks and country media to counteract racist and xenophobic speech

  • Coordinator: International Alert (United Kingdom)
  • Symbiosis (Greece)
  • Commision for Filipino Migrant Workers (The Netherlands)

Project dates: 22/03/2014 – 31/07/2014

Funding body: Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), European Elections Grants

Contact:

CESIE: emanuela.salvo@cesie.org

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