ENGSO’s prospects and aspirations have always been relevant not only in the European arena as a whole, but in specific national, regional or local contexts. Even if the sporting systems have their own characteristics in every country, they have similar challenges due to the recent globalisation and internationalisation of sport.

ENGSO exists to be a proactive front-runner in the sports political field, a strong networking organisation for sport in Europe and a counterpart for European governmental institutions dealing directly or indirectly with sport. That is why ENGSO has been carrying out so many activities in the last decades. Apart from organising events, ENGSO has led and been partner in several EU projects to capture European sport issues facing today’s sports organisations. Next to active communication and dissemination of information, ENGSO has a leading role in representing grassroots sport to the European institutions.

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ENGSO's work aiming at building bridges is wide-ranging and linked to our mission to promote the interest of grassroots sports organisations in Europe.

ENGSO organises events to be an attractive network for exchange of knowledge and experience.


ENGSO develops and defends common positions on grassroots sports issues, makes the results of its projects available for free of charge, and publishes quarterly newsletter to share knowledge and experience.

ENGSO projects capture European sport-for-all issues and seek for answers to the common challenges facing today’s sports organisations.


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ENGSO aims to provide a platform for exchange of knowledge and information. We strive for sport partnerships to optimally support the grassroots sector with our long term vision. If you’re interested in helping us achive this goal, click below.

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