16th November 2016: ACES Europe Awards Gala

PES EU Council preparation meeting

16th November 2016: ACES Europe Awards Gala

ACES Europe, partner of INSPORT+, is a non-profit association based in Brussels which assigns every year since 2001 the titles of European Capital, City, Community and Town of Sport to municipalities across Europe. The 2016 Awards Ceremony was held at the European Parliament on the 16th of November, with the participation, amongst others, of Gian Francesco Lupattelli, chairman and founder of ACES Europe, Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Silvia Costa (MEP), Chair Culture Committee and Santiago Fisas (MEP), chairman Inter Parliamentary Group Sports.

More than 30 municipalities collected the awards as EU Cities, Communities and Towns of Sport with Marseille as the main protagonist of the day by receiving the recognition of European Capital of Sport 2017.