Estonian Presidency in the Field of Sport

On the 1st of July, Estonia will take over the EU Presidency for the second half of 2017. In the area of sport its main priority will be the role of coaches in society. Moreover, Estonia will host the opening of the European Week of Sport in Tartu on 23 September.

The first main appointment regarding sport during the Presidency will be in Tallin the next 13-14 July. The conference will discuss the role of coaches in society by seeing them not only as just sports guidance providers, but looking at them as the ones who teach the principles of playing a fair game, who teach necessary life skills, who develop habits related to physical activity, and who create cohesion in society.