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SPORT!OP! PROJECT WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS IN SARAJEVO

SPORT!OP! PROJECT WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS IN SARAJEVO

At the Transnational meeting of the Sport! Op! project, NGO “Marathon” Sarajevo will host its international partners from 5 European countries during the two-day long conference in Sarajevo.

During the 20th and 21st of October 2021, NGO “Marathon” Sarajevo, as the local implementor of the European project Sport! Op! will host its international partners from five different countries. As the only non-EU partner within the project, NGO “Marathon” Sarajevo managed to start and implement the pilot phase of the project during uncertainty caused by Covid-19.

During 2020. and 2021. the project run by NGO “Marathon” positively impacted the local community by improving the well-being of vulnerable youth as well as building their resilience and social life-skills. In cooperation with its local partners, SOS Children Village in Sarajevo and Athletic Club Novi Grad, NGO “Marathon” Sarajevo improved the social inclusion of children at risk using athletics as a tool to promote and develop their self-esteem, confidence, teamwork, politeness, social and physical skills, as well as helping them feel socially accepted, involved and understood in the local community.

The meeting will be held on the 20th and 21st of October in Hotel Holiday Sarajevo, where NGO “Marathon”, with its local partners, will host its international guests and partners coming from five European countries (Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Croatia and France). The meeting will have the form of a two-day conference where the project and its accomplishments will be discussed.

 

 

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