HomeFootballUEFA, European Commission Announce Partnership Renewal

UEFA, European Commission Announce Partnership Renewal

UEFA European Commission

UEFA, European Commission Announce Partnership Renewal

Europe’s football governing body, UEFA and the European Commission have announced a renewed commitment to the European sport model, with the organisations collaborating to tackle issues such as, climate action, equality and social inclusion.

Originally agreed to in 2014, the EC-UEFA Arrangement for Cooperation will focus on Europe’s priority challenges and provide a roadmap for the joint-effort up to 2025, using European football as a force for positive change across Europe.

Key to this joint commitment is promoting solidarity between different levels in sport, particularly between the professional game and grassroots.

Additional points of focus in the partnership include the ongoing development of the women’s game, fairness, integrity, financial sustainability, competitive balance, gender equality and good governance.

Commenting on the agreement, European Commission vice-president, Margaritis Schinas, said: “Europe’s core principle is solidarity.”

“UEFA and the European Commission will ensure that UEFA’s competitions remain a success story embedded in our European Sport Model.

“This is a unique partnership: we will keep working within the existing structures and framework in full alignment with European objectives towards serving and bringing together European society and citizens,” he said.

UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, added: “These last years have been an intense period of cooperation between UEA and our EU partners in facing generational challenges to the European way of lie and our European sports model.”

“As this agreement signals, our partnership – based on decades of trust and open relations – is stronger than ever and we have a roadmap to develop ambitiously into the future together for the benefit of all,” he said.

The partnership renewal follows the announcement that UEFA having partnered with Lega Serie A on a shared vision of sustainable football.

Share With:
Rate This Article
No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.