The first European seminar on "Involving Young Migrants in Winter Sports" is held in Innsbruck this week, just one day before the opening of the Youth Olympic Games. The seminars time table is packed with plenary sessions and working groups hosted by SPIN, the Sport Inclusion Network. Involving Young Migrants in Winter Sports aims to find a collective strategy on how to include ethnic minorities and immigrants in national winter sports.
Sports associations, NGO's, youth trainers, groups of migrants and scientist from 14 countries will visit and participate in the seminar, which will take place at the Haus der Begegnung, Rennweg 12, Innsbruck on the 12th of January.
The 12th of January will mark the first European-wide platform for an in-depth debate and discourse about the integration of young migrants in winter sports.