Whistleblowing Against Doping in Grassrootssport

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13/12/2022 15:35
ICSSPE held an online event on the 22nd of November 2022 on Promoting Whistleblowing in Doping: Evidence from the WinDop project. WinDop is one of the Erasmus+ projects the ICSSPE office is currently engaged in which aimed to understand the personal and organisational factors that influence whistleblowing in doping. Over 60 participants including government representatives, politicians, researchers, representatives of sport organisations and students from all over the world attended the event. 
Vassilis Barkoukis, Associate Professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece shared an overview of the project´s outputs. Another member of the project consortium Elena Garcia Grimau of the Spanish Antidoping Agency also presented the educational materials on whistleblowing generated through the project. As part of its tasks in the 9 project partners consortium, ICSSPE produces guidelines for whistleblowing in doping for sport federations, National Antidoping organisations and policy makers. ICSSPE Executive Director, Detlef Dumon, presented the guidelines.
The three-years project, which ends in December this year was led by the University of Hull in the United Kingdom. Other members of the consortium include Aristotle University of Thessalonica, Greece; Anti-Doping Agency of Serbia, Serbia; National University of Physical Education and Sports Bucharest, Romania; Romanian National Anti-doping Agency, Romania; Mary Immaculate College, Ireland; Spanish Agency for Health Protection in Sports, Spain and KEA Fair Play Code Hellas, Greece.
To learn about the educational material and the policy guidelines which the project consortium has developed, please click here