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CSI August 2018 Newsletter

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CSI at the PINFO Antidoping seminar in Sofia

    On 24 and 25 of January 2018, Dr Barkoukis, a CSI team member participated in the “Preventing Doping in Professional and in Grassroots Sport through Education and Investigation” in Sofia, Bulgaria. Current developments on anti-doping education, was presented by Dr Barkoukis and he introduced the basic concepts of CSI project to European NADO’s and Ministries’ representatives.

    On this high-level 2-day event, representatives from the European Commission and the European Parliament, the member states, the Olympic movement, the civil society organisations and further stakeholders came together. This event was opened by Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.

    The first panel dealt with the investigation and data protection by presenting the Study on data protection and anti-doping which represents one of the many consequences of the new GDPR. Moreover, it has been showed the state of play of the fight against doping by the Interpol and WADA representatives and how the cooperation between law enforcement and anti-doping authorities should increase.

    The second day focused on prevention through education.

Kick-off meeting of the CSI
    The kick-off partner meeting of CSI project was held in Athens, Greece. The Greek partner presented the management and project monitoring procedures. Project’s partners discussed the content of the educating material and the layout of the training course, and set the milestones for the upcoming activities.