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European Commission vice-president says football should not be reserved for ‘the rich and the powerful’
The European Commission’s (EC) vice-president Margaritis Schinas has reacted positively to the joint statement by FIFA, UEFA and other continental football confederations which insisted football’s governing bodies would refuse to recognise the potential creation of a closed European ‘Super League’.
UEFA and Unitend Nations Office at Geneva sign Memorandum of understanding
UEFA and the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) today concluded a Memorandum of Understanding at the House of European Football in Nyon, signed by UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin and Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva Tatiana Valovaya.
Aleksander Čeferin pledges UEFA support for European Climate Pact
President Aleksander Čeferin announced UEFA’s support for the European Climate Pact on Wednesday, pledging to use football’s global reach to raise awareness of the climate emergency and inspire more people to take action to save the planet.
UEFA and European Commission Presidents discuss climate action cooperation and vaccination awareness, and commit to strengthening partnership
In a virtual meeting with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, the UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin today committed UEFA’s full support to the European Green Deal, and underlined that European football stands alongside the European Commission on climate action. UEFA will join the European Climate Pact, by making its own commitments to the green transition
UEFA President and European Parliament President commit to promoting inclusion and safeguarding solidarity in European football
UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin and European Parliament President David Sassoli met by videoconference and highlighted how European football plays an important role in Europe’s recovery and the achievement of social and societal objectives. They committed UEFA and the European Parliament to work together to promote inclusion and safeguard solidarity in European football.