On 9th October of 2018, a project “Good governance standards in Georgian sport federations” was presented at Georgian Strategic Analysis Center. The event was led by project coordinator Giorgi Targamadze and a researcher Anatoli Korepanov. The project, which is funded by European Council, cooperates with “Danish Sport Studies Institute”.
The event was attended by: Deputy of Georgian Parliament’s Sport and Youth Affairs Committee Mikheil Kavelashvili; Vasil Liparteliani, who is the head of department of Sport Reserach and Analysis Department of Georgian Ministry of Sports, Science and Culture; The president of Georgian handball Federation Zurab Kakabadze and other representatives of sports federations.
The project will research the usage of good governance principles within the 5 national sports federations (wrestling, football, handball, tennis and water sports). The above mentioned federations will be rated on 274 criterias, which includes 4 main directions: 1) Transparency 2) Democratic processes 3) reporting and control 4) responsibility towards the society.
The project aims to support the usage of good governance standards within the sport federations. Its goals also are:
- Supporting education and development of people involved in sports;
- Further development of government’s monitoring system of good governance standards within sports;
- Collecting comparative data, which will also be used by international researchers;
GSAC is an exclusive partner of Sports Research Institute of Denmark.
The results of the project will be reported in December of 2018.