Волонтирање у области спорта у ЕУ
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In EU countries, it is possible to distinguish between the two forms of volunteeringdepending on whether the volunteer is or is not a member of the organization inwhich volunteers. The first form is called a “mutually beneficial volunteering” asopposed to the other, which is called the “publicly useful volunteering.” Situationin each Member State is different and all forms of volunteering, the term “voluntaryactivities” refers to all types of voluntary activities, whether formal, non-formal orinformal which are undertaken of a person’s own free will, choice and motivation,and is without concern for financial gain. They benefit the individual volunteer,communities and society as a whole. They are also an instrument for individualsand associations to address human, social, intergenerational or environmental needsand concerns, and are often carried out in support of a non-profit organization orcommunity-based initiative. The European Year of Volunteering, 2011, which aimedat promoting the... social and economic impact of volunteering by creating a favorableenvironment and conditions conducive to volunteering in the EU. The Europeansports model would be unable to exist and could not be justified without the supportof millions of volunteers. Difficulties faced by the European Union in trying toharmonize this sector: sporting matters still fall within the competence of MemberStates and the European volunteer scene remains extremely varied because of thehistorical, political and cultural attitudes of each European country. EU Sport Directors Meeting in Prague, on April 28-29, 2009 emphasized that the specificcharacteristics of sport mentioned in the Lisbon Treaty should be defined in moredetail and also concentrates on the specificity of the voluntary non-profit sportsmovement.
Keywords:Sport / volunteering / Memorandum on volunteering in sport / EU / volontiranje
Source:Eвропско законодавство, 2015, 14, 51, 308-317
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