Norway hosted its first EPAS Evaluation Visit on its compliance with the European Sport Charter on 20-21 March 2018. A team of EPAS sports policy experts met over the two days with the main stakeholders in Norwegian sport (governmental and municipal authorities, the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF), including the elite sport body Olympiatoppen.
The visit focused on drop-out levels by boys and girls from sport, promoting youth sport and sport for senior citizens, and improving the education of coaches. The full programme of the visit included a meeting with State Secretary Frida Blomgren.
A report on Norway’s compliance, including recommendations, will be made available to the Norwegian authorities, following the visit.