IMPACT

Local and Regional level

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300 people attend the 4 Info Weekends;

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Raised awareness in the four communities about the benefits of practicing tandem paragliding as an active leisure activity;

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raised awareness in the four communities about the possibilities and ease of access to practice tandem paragliding;

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raised awareness about the chances of people facing fewer opportunities to practice tandem paragliding

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through local media appearances we will promote tandem paragliding as an active leisure activity.

National level

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inspiration for other sport organisations to promote their sports;

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potential for collaboration with other paragliding clubs in the participating countries;

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promotion of tandem paragliding at national level in the four participating countries.

European level

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ease access to info about tandem paragliding in four EU countries;

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our project will be a positive example to be followed for the promotion of any sport activity since our promotion has a bottoms-up strategy.

Policy Impact

Our project contributes to the aims of the Small Collaborative Partnerships because it encourages social inclusion and equal opportunities in sport by addressing a vast public from four regions of four programme countries;

Our project contributes by focusing on social inclusion to the realization of the EU Work Plan for Sport 2017-2020, specific priority:

Sport and society, in particular social inclusion, the role of coaches, education in and through sport, sport and health, sport and environment and sport and media, as well as sport diplomacy.

Our project contributes to the realization of White Paper on Sport of 11 July 2007, presented by the European Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the Committee of the Regions and the European Economic and Social Committee in the following way:

  • “the improvement of social inclusion and integration through sport using European programs and resources” by making full use of the Erasmus+ dissemination platform and by being a project that addresses the social inclusion and integration through a sport that is available for all.

Our project contributes to the realization of EU Physical Activity Guidelines Recommended Policy Actions in Support of Health-Enhancing Physical Activity Approved by the EU Working Group “Sport & Health” at its meeting on 25 September 2008 Confirmed by EU Member State Sport Ministers at their meeting in Biarritz on 27-28 November 2008 in the following way:

  • Guideline 10 – Sport organisations should provide activities and events attractive to everyone, and encourage contacts between people from different social groups and with different capabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, nationality, and physical and mental health.

Our project promotes paragliding as an active leisure activity addressed to everyone, encouraging the contacts between people from different social groups and with different capabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, nationality. The only exceptions provided by the EU and national legislation regarding the minimum age for paragliding (16 years old) and the conditions imposed for physical and mental health of the pilots.

Our project contributes to the realization of the COUNCIL RESOLUTION of 27 November 2009 on a renewed framework for European cooperation in the youth field (2010-2018) (2009/C 311/01) by:

  •  Encouraging healthy lifestyles for young people via physical education and physical activity

  • Encouraging the collaboration between schools, youth workers, health professionals and sporting organisations,

Emphasizing the role of sport as an activity supporting teamwork, intercultural learning, fair play and responsibility.