The IntegriSport 3.0, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Sports fund, was officially launched at a kick-off meeting in Vienna with all 10 project and supporting Partners beginning of March 2023 in Vienna.
Third edition of IntegriSport continues its focus on investigation and prosecution by law enforcement and judicial authorities of sport manipulation across 6 countries.
The project, developed and coordinated by the CSCF Foundation for Sport Integrity, builds upon the success and learnings of its predecessors IntegriSport Erasmus+ (2019-20) and IntegriSport Next (2021-22).
The IntegriSport 3.0 project marks a joint commitment to engage in multi-stakeholder and transnational co-operation, with 6 country partners from Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Romania and Spain. They are joined by the project’s academic partner, Institut Nacional d’Educació Física de Catalunya, and the United Lotteries for Integrity in Sports.
The country partners organisations are: Play Fair Code, Austria, Estonian Center for Integrity in Sports, Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports, Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport, Romanian Ministry of Sport, Spanish National Police
Partner organisations: Institut Nacional d’Educació Física de Catalunya, Spain and United Lotteries for Integrity in Sports
Supporting organisations: FIFPRO
The Project will focus on developing an education curriculum for Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) and Judicial Authorities (JA) in Europe, promoting the importance of awareness, strengthening the understanding of evidence production and additionally improve from the learnings, adding several more dimensions, topics and tools to provide the best possible knowledge and operational support to tackle sports manipulation and criminal intrusion into sports.
The first operational activity under IntegriSport 3.0 project was a Fact Finding Mission in Austria, where the Play Fair Code together with CSCF conducted focus discussions with high level key stakeholders and decision makers from Austria, setting the baseline for the research and implementation phase of the project.