Signing the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions was the formal kick-off for building and structuring a solid foundation for the future National Platform Austria. Following a request by its Ministry of Sport, Austria’s Council of Ministers decided in January to sign up to the Council of Europe’s Convention on Manipulation of Sports Competitions. The Convention was officially signed by Austrian Minister of Sport Hans Peter Doskozil on 2 June 2016, as part of an international conference being held in Vienna. At the joint press conference of the Ministry of Sport and the Play Fair Code on February 27th 2017, Austrian Minister of Sport Hans Peter Doskozil confirmed his clear commitment to the Play Fair Code as well as to the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions. Two milestones for the integrity of Austrian sport.
The number of professional events dealing with sport and integrity in sport is growing and growing: a wide variety of institutions, approaches and models focus on the integrity of sport, and when it comes to the essentials, namely credibility of sports.
The Salone d'Onore in the premises of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) is a kind of sanctuary of sport on the Apennine Peninsula. In the hall of honor, athletes are honored, awards given, diplomas presented, the most important media dates of Italian sports held. In other words: In Salone d'Onore, only what really has an impact in sports, takes place: Also the closing event of the Erasmus + project "Anti Match Fixing Top Training" (AMATT).