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Good Governance in Grassroots Sport

T천nu Seil Secretary general on Sport Ministry of Culture


With unwavering faith and a steadfast will to strengthen and develop the state, which is established on the inextinguishable right of the people of Estonia to national self-determination and which was proclaimed on 24 February 1918, which is founded on liberty, justice and law, which shall protect internal and external peace, and is a pledge to present and future generations for their social progress and welfare, which shall guarantee the preservation of the Estonian nation, language and culture through the ages, the people of Estonia, on the basis of ยง 1 of the Constitution which entered into force in 1938, and by a referendum held on 28 June 1992, adopted the following Constitution.


The Budget of the Ministry of Culture 2001-2012 (mln EUR) 200

179,7 168,66

173,1

159,59

160

152,05 147,57

134,66

120

113,76 99,51 84,24

88,33

80 66,79

40

0 2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012


Share of State Budget 2001-2012 (%) 4,5

4 3,84

3,51

3,48

3,5

3,2

3,24

3,22 3,16

2,92

3

2,88

2,69

2,66 2,57 2,5

2 2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012


Measures 2012 Sports 9,5% Cultural Diversity

2,2%

Heritage 39,6%

Fine arts (incl Media) 48,7%


The Cultural Endowment of Estonia – support for citizens 2011 (the average support per person per field of activity) 1.421 €

1.330 € 1.274 €

1.094 € 1.057 €

898 € 649 €

630 € 402 €

341 € 227 €

Arhitektuur

Audiovisuaal

Helikunst

Sihtkapitali jaotused

Kirjandus

219 €

244 €

266 €

Kunst

Näitekunst

Rahvakultuur

223 €

Sport

Maakondlike ekspertgruppide jaotused

The Cultural Endowment of Estonia is a legal entity in public law under the Ministry of Culture and the objective of its activities is to support arts, folk culture, physical fitness and sport. The Cultural Endowment receives financing from the state budget, and as the major fund


Background of Estonia Map of Europe

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Facts Population 1,34 million Area 45,227 km2 GDP per capita $18,518 Independence restored 20.08.1991 Ethnic groups (68,8% Estonians, 25,5% Russians) Life expectancy at birth (Males 69.8; females 80.2)


European Union Work Plan for Sport for 2011-2014 To develope the European dimension in sport by establishing EU work plan ... paying particular attention to grassroots sport organisations and their representatives ... (c) the organisation of sport: - good governance in sport EU working group: -1st meeting 6th December 2011 - Develop principles of transparency concerning Good Governance + fight against match fixing AIM: recommendations for consideration by end-2012


Good Governance in sport in Estonia Estonian Sport Act Estonian Sports Registry (www.spordiregister.ee) Bases for financing sport associations from state budget : 1) number of participants; 2) number of coaches (III – V); 3) Sport results in international sport competitions; 4) Participation in Olympic Games; 5) good governance in sport associations : - Annual report to Estonian Business Register (EBR) - State taxes paid! No debts! Tax Office! - Board members named to EBR - Submit data to Estonian Sports Registry - Fair Play, co-operation with state & Olympic Committee etc...


Background of Estonian sports Structure of the Estonian Sports Organisations (2011)


Organization of Sport for All in Estonia Public sector

Voluntary sector

Private Sector

Nationwide level Government of the Republic Ministry of Culture Ministry of Education and Research Ministry of Social Affairs

Estonian Olympic Committee Estonian Sports Council

Sports federations

Units developing company sports Support organisations

National Sports Associations

County level County governments

Regional Sports Council

County/city sports associations

Supporting activities by the private sector

Local level Local government associations

Sports clubs

Companies offering sports services

Local governments Recreational sports centres

Activity coordinator Sport for All Association

Recreational sport centres


6-7% 41% 29-31%

Eurobarometer survey 2010: How often do you exercise or play sport? Answers: Never


Cultural Consumption Study (2006) Please evaluate the general level of the following cultural fields in Estonia (good or very good) ?

1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11)

Theatre 83% Competitive/Top sport 82% Choir music 75% Libraries 75% Dance 70% Museums 70% Pop-, rock music 63% Movies 62% Sport for All 62% Literature 60% Classical music 59%

Which cultural fields need most financial support from the (central) government?

1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11)

Sport for All 58% Theatre 36% Competitive/Top sport 29% Libraries 22% Movies 16% Museums 16% Choir music 9% Dance 8% Pop-, rock music 7% Literature 7% Classical music 4%


Key definitions

Sport for All – participation of all kinds of people, under all kinds of circumstances, and in all kinds of activities. Programs, which give everybody access to sport, independent of competitive perfomance: from very young to very old and under all economic conditions


The Aim and Institutions The general objective is that 45% of the population should be engaged in regular physical activity by the year 2014. The Ministry of Culture is responsible for the management and implementation of the development plan; the Estonian Olympic Committee is the general co-ordinator and the Estonian Sport for All Association is the co-ordinator.


Main spheres of the Development Plan 1) Sporting venues 2) Sport for All events and programs 3) Raising awareness and forming attitudes • training • creating knowhow, spreading information • organising campaigns

4) Counselling system for people engaged in sport 5) Regulating the legislative framework


Sport for All Development Plan Distribution of respondents by doing physical exercises at least 30 minutes at least 2 times per week (%) 50 45

45 40 34,7

35 30

31,5

30,8

30,6

31,3

30,4

30,4

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

36,3

26,8

25 20 15

10 5 0 1994

2008

2010

2014


Sport for All Development Plan SPORTING VENUES Activity

Institutions

Years

Development of the sports place network

Government, local authorities

2011 - 2014

Planning and designing the public space

Government, local authorities

2011 - 2014

Focusing on the light traffic roads construction

Government, local authorities

2011 - 2014


Sport for All Development Plan SPORT FOR ALL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS Activity

Institutions

Years

Support Sport for All events

Ministry of Culture, local authorities

2012 - 2014

Support sports federations Sport for All programs

Ministry of Culture, local authorities, sports federations

2012 - 2014

A large-scale program to improve the swimming skills

Ministry of Culture, Ministry of 2012 - 2014 Education and Research, local authorities, Swimming Federation

Restore the system of awarding credits to students for physical activity

Universities

2012


Sport for All Development Plan RAISING AWARENESS AND FORMING ATTITUDES Activity

Institutions

Years

Initiate the national Sport for All Year

Ministry of Culture

2014

Campaign “Estonia moves!”

Ministry of Culture, NOC 2011 - 2014 Estonia

Physical activity training for general practitioners and nurses. Sport for All Coaches training programme.

Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Social Affairs, NOC Estonia, SFA Association

2011 - 2014

Sport for All in the media

Estonian Public Broadcasting, NOC Estonia, SFA Association

2011 - 2014


Sport for All Development Plan COUNSELLING SYSTEM FOR PEOPLE ENGAGED IN SPORT Activity

Institutions

Years

Health checks for young people

Ministry of Social Affairs, Health Insurance Fund

2012 - 2014

Sports information centres in regions

Ministry of Culture, County sports associations

2011 - 2014


Sport for All Development Plan REGULATING THE LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK

Activity

Institutions

Years

Abolition of fringe benefit tax to companies for health improvement expenses

Government, Parliament, NOC Estonia

2012

Lowering VAT rate from the participation fees

Government, Parliament, NOC Estonia

2012


Sport for All Development Plan Sport for All funding (mln EUR) 1,4

1,28 1,28

1,2 1,02 0,99

1

1,02 0,81

0,8

0,64

0,7

0,73 0,73

0,6 0,4

0,4 0,4 0,4 0,4 0,43

0,2 0 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Good Governance in Grassroots Sport in Estonia  

Presentation by Tonu Seil, Secretary general on Sport Ministry of Culture, at the GGGS 2nd Training, Tallinn, Estonia, November 2012

Good Governance in Grassroots Sport in Estonia  

Presentation by Tonu Seil, Secretary general on Sport Ministry of Culture, at the GGGS 2nd Training, Tallinn, Estonia, November 2012

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