04 Jul Sport WHISTLE at the 13TH SPORT & EU CONFERENCE 2018
3-4/07/2018. Sport WHISTLE project team members Dr. Stoicescu and Dr. Constantin participated at the 13TH SPORT & EU CONFERENCE 2018 organized by the Centre for Sports Law Research at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk (United Kingdom).
The conference brought together more than 100 leading academics and sports practitioners who discussed the major issues facing sport in Europe and it was conducted by the former member of the European Commission’s High Level Group on Sports Diplomacy Prof. Richard Parrish and by the Senior Lecturer Borja Garcia, member of the European Commission’s expert group on sport policy.
Guests among others were World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) member Jean-Loup Chappelet, the European Commission’s Policy Officer Ms Agata Dziarnowska and the Head of Governance and Leadership UK Sport Jane Purdon. Present at the event were also the former speed skater Winter Olympic Champion Mark Tuitert and the media commentator, working with print and broadcast media Professor Richard Whitman.
During the conference, the WHISTLE project team members presented the paper Facing irregularities in sport: whistleblowing and watchdog journalism. The Romanian case together with the objectives and the activities of Sport Whistle Project.