The annual meeting of the EOC EU Office Board was held in the Olympic capital Lausanne on 28 January, back-to-back with the Executive Committee meeting of the European Olympic Committees.
After the welcoming remarks by EOC President Janez Kocijancic, the Board discussed the activity report and accounts of 2019 as well as the budget and work plan of 2020, which were all approved by the Board. EOC EU Office Director Folker Hellmund highlighted the numerous activities carried out by the Office in 2019, including the Funding Seminar organised for all 50 NOCs and Office partners in September 2019. Regarding the activities of 2020, the European Evening of Sport to be organised in Brussels on 16 March, will be in the major event for the EOC EU Office. In addition, the Funding Seminar will be also organised this year.
EOC President thanked the Office for its extensive work and highlighted the importance to continue to support the NOCs and organised sport to get access to the EU funding programmes.