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Invitation for a roundtable event on 18 April 2024 in Bled, Slovenia

How safe is Slovenian sport? Comparison with international practice for the protection of athletes Hotel Astoria, Bled, Thursday, 18 April 2024 Interpersonal violence, harassment and abuse in sport are receiving increasing attention worldwide. Ensuring a safe sporting environment requires a multifaceted approach that addresses the root causes of abuse and harassment and puts in place […]

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BESST publishes conceptual framework of transgressive behaviour

The BESST project team published a report as part of its task to develop a single definition of abuse and harassment and unifying speech and debate on the subject throughout Europe by considering current documents and academic literature on the topic. You can download the report below: Summary European citizens’ engagement in physical activities and

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Hope and Healing at the Safe Sports International Global Sports Conference

Last week, IGNITX and the Windesheim University of Applied Science were present at the Safe Sports International Global Sports Conference in London, UK. This year’s theme contained ‘Hope and Healing: Supporting Athletes & Transforming Sports Cultures’. The main objective of the attendance was to collect the most updated information in the market in preparation for

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Safeguarding measures: BESST initiates pan-European survey, launches new website

Press Release A large-scale study by project BESST is currently underway, in which European NOCs, National Federations and other sports organisations are being surveyed about their safeguarding practices. The BESST project aims to make a positive difference in the safety of European sports at all levels. Within its second goal to develop a turn-key solution

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