The Italian National Olympic Committee is a member of the International Olympic Committee and is the authority for all regulations and managing of the sportive activities within Italy. It’s a public organization in charge of the organization and promotion of Italian sports and its latter communication.
It is present in 102 provinces and 19 regions in Italy, recognizing 45 national is sports federations, 16 associated disciplines, 12 national and 1 territorial center for sports promotion and 19 vocational associations. It cooperates with around 95.000 sports societies and 11 million of users (Source Istat e
Within the CONI the direct involvement in this proposal will be leaded by “Coni Services Ltd.”, which main objective is to rise in value the Italian sport in favour of the Italian NOC and the Italian National Federations, increasing their own properties, professional and patrimonial resources. It” manages the National Olympic Training Centres, the School of Sport and the Medicine and Science Sport Institute.
It is in charge of several courses of: Information, education, research and prevention, besides to the development of sanitary control programme in sport. It also promotes the sport culture for a psychophysics wellness through the research in sport and physical exercises with cooperation of National and international institutes.
Involvement in the project:
Even though CONI does not coordinate any WP, it is a key partner who is participating very actively in every WP and especially in WP 3, Development of the Holistic Methodology. It also participates actively in WP2 (conceptualization), by recollecting and recording relevant practices, in WP3 (where apart from validating the developed methodology with internal experts, it is actively involved in the design of the model and its contents and support materials), in WP4 (where it validates the methodology in its region) and WP 5, where it is in charge dissemination on regional and national level.