Fans Against Violence
Turkish Basketball Federation
Applied Institution / Program
European Union / Erasmus + Sport
Working Area of The Project
Bulgaria, Croatia, Lithuania, Spain and Turkey
Project will be Realized Between These Dates
01/01/2015 – 31/12/2016 (24 Months)
Bulgaria, Croatia, Lithuania, Spain and Turkey Federations
General Aim Of The Project
The project aims to decrease the violence in basketball courts by increasing empathy, understanding and tolerance between basketball fans of different clubs, thus it provides higher values for basketball fans to meet in courts. So, the target group of the project is basketball fans.
Specific Aims Of The Project
To include tribune leaders to the development phase of the project.
To improve the dialogue between the fans.
To increase the number of women in tribunes.
To bring together different colours under the roof of basketball in “Common Tribunes”.
To build constructive dialogue between stakeholders.
Basketball fans in Bulgaria, Croatia, Lithuania, Spain and Turkey
Expected Outcomes of The Project
In the line with the positive impact of the project when it is completed, it is foreseen to apply the project in a wider scope in Europe, especially in the regions that have violence and hate in sports and basketball. Thus, the project will provide an environment to prevent fans who are prone to violence, to create a communication channel between fans and clubs which is more tolerant and healthier. Turkish Basketball Federation developed the project in this sensitivity frame. It is kept at the forefront to help decrease the growing trend towards violence in basketball and sports in needed countries and to make fans gained awareness about it.
Final Beneficiaries Of The Project
- National Basketball Federations
- National Leagues
- Basketball Clubs
- Related Stakeholders