About us

The European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation (ENGSO) is a not for profit organisation with public responsibilities, the umbrella organisation of National Sport Confederations and National Olympic Committees from 33 European countries.

Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

ENGSO is a not for profit organisation with public responsibilities. We are part of the civil society to address social and political issues.

The European Sports NGO

ENGSO is part of the sport movement with the mission to promote the interest of grassroots sport in Europe.


Our vision, mission and goals are presented on this page. Preview our statutes and learn more about the history of ENGSO.


When it comes to the functioning of ENGSO, there are several bodies that play a role in the running of the organisation. Get to know the structure of our organisation and meet the members who stand behind all the achievements of ENGSO.

Did you know?

The majority of EU respondents (59%) say that they either never exercise or play sport, or only do so seldom. Let’s combat the lack of physical activity, according to the European Commission’s Eurobarometer. Take initiative and let's act together.