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The "Sustainable Sport in the Parks" project aims to enhance the sustainability of sports events in Protected Areas by addressing environmental impacts and promoting awareness. Through guidelines and educational initiatives, it seeks to foster environmental stewardship, social inclusion, and resilience, aligning with the principles of the Green Deal and European ecological transition.

General Objectives

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Promote dialogue on climate change and environmental education

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Foster active commitment to sustainable development in sporting events

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Promote sporting events in the Protected Green Areas

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Support European active citizenship and bring the European dimension to the local level



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Guidelines of Sports Events in Protected Areas

This handbook offers practical best practices to organizers, teams, and stakeholders, promoting environmental awareness and fostering sustainable sporting legacies in ecologically significant landscapes

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Education for Sustainable Sports Events in Protected Areas

This guide on environmental education promotes sustainability by cultivating a culture of ecological responsibility across various age groups through active learning and effective communication.

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Detection Grids

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Questionnaries: Athletes

The athlete questionnaire is a valuable and user-friendly tool for sports associations to educate athletes about sustainability, offering insights into their habits during sports activities and contributing to the environmental sustainability of events within protected areas.

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Questionnaries: Parks

The questionnaire is a self-analysis tool for parks and protected areas, evaluating efforts in enhancing sports events' sustainability. European experts can use it to aid park entities in planning actions for greater sustainability.

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Questionnaries: Sport Associations

Sports associations can self-assess events using the questionnaire, with European experts leveraging their skills to support and enhance the associations' commitment to sustainability

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Activity Cards

Education for Sustainable Sports Events, Activity Cards

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Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them. Project: 101090526 — Sustainable sport in the Parks "SOSPARKS

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