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Under the auspices of the Croatian President Ivo Josipovic, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, European Olympic Committees (EOC) and International Council for Sports Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE), under the leadership of the President of European Fair Play Movement Calos Goncelvesa, the 17th European Fair Play Congress and General Assembly of the European Fair Play Movement (EFPM), hosted by the Croatian Olympic Committee, Croatian Fair Play Committee (HFPO) and the city of Porec, member of the Croatian Olympic marketing family, was held in Porec from 28th to 30th of September.

Under the auspices of the Croatian President Ivo Josipovic, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, European Olympic Committees (EOC) and International Council for Sports Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE), under the leadership of the President of European Fair Play Movement Calos Goncelvesa, the 17th European Fair Play Congress and General Assembly of the European Fair Play Movement (EFPM), hosted by the Croatian Olympic Committee, Croatian Fair Play Committee (HFPO) and the city of Porec, member of the Croatian Olympic marketing family, was held in Porec from 28th to 30th of September.
In the presence of many prominent members of international and Croatian sports (including Vice President of EFPM - Miroslav Cerar, president of the Olympic Committee Zlatko Matesa and the president and secretary of the HFPO-and Biserka Perman and Biserka Vrbek), the Congress has brought together many representatives of the European National Fair Play Committees, European non-governmental sports organizations, the European Olympic Committees (EOC), European Non-Governmental Sports Organization (ENGSO) and many Croatian experts and scientists.
Central themes were: “Sport as part of the culture - fair play as a part of sports culture”, “The media and the sports violence”, “Sport as an agent of moral change and transfer”, “ Fair play and supporters behavior “and” Ethical conduct of the sport coaches”.
“The findings indicated, among other things, the responsibility of both individual groups within the sport and almost everybody in areas of activity - from public speaking to scientific research and its practical application as an ongoing, consistent and uncompromising care in learning about fair play in sports.