The first meeting of the project BSPORT+: BOTTOM UP PARTNERSHIP was held in Istanbul (Turkey) on 5-6 of March, 2020.

This meeting had been attended by representatives of 10 organizations from 9 European countries: FUNDACIÓN INTRAS (www.intras.es) and ASOCIACIÓN DE PSICOLOGÍA EVOLUTIVA Y EDUCATIVA DE LA INFANCIA (www.infad.eu) from Spain, ISTANBUL AVRUPA ARASTIRMALARI DERNEGI (https://sites.google.com/view/iaad-research/home) from Turky, OZARA STORITVENO IN INVALIDSKO PODJETJE D.O.O. (www.ozara.si) from Slovenia, STICHTING WONCA EUROPE (www.woncaeurope.org) from Netherlands, KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN (www.kth.se) from Sweden, TOPCOACH SRO (www.topcoach.sk) from Slovakia, SInAPSi ATHENAEUM CENTRE (www.sinapsi.unina.it) from Italy, TRENDHUIS CVBA (www.trendhuis.be) from Belgium and the EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA (www.uet.edu.al) from Albania.

Among the key points of the meeting were 1) the official start of the project with the beginning of some activities, 2) a clarification of the phases to follow at the time to complete the state-of-art analysis about the situation of people with disabilities and their participation and access to sport and physical activities and 3) planning activities for 2020, such as the review of technological developments that improve the access of people with disabilities to sport and physical activities or the activation of networks to ensure the fulfilling of the objectives of the project.

The next meeting will take place in Sweden on 15-16, September 2020.

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