Association & Sector News

The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

    European Years By designating a theme to a calendar year, the EU attempts to raise awareness of a particular theme by encouraging debate and a change of attitudes towards it. These years are referred to as the European Years and they have the capacity to create a strong commitment and send a political signal from both EU institutions and Member States that the...

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Implementing The New EL Strategy

EL promotes (and successfully defends) the model of Lotteries for the benefit of society, offers a platform to share best-practices and delivers various services to its Members. The new Strategy sets out a values-based approach where the three core EL lottery values Responsibility, Society/sustainability, and Integrity guide us in our work: Responsibility: EL and its Members believe in...

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The Possible Future CEN Standard On Reporting To Regulators For Online Gambling

In  2012, the European Commission announced a desire to develop a standard for online gambling. In the past two years the plans have became more concrete with the drafting of a potential request to CEN on a list of criteria for reporting to the regulators for online gambling. Following a long consultation with stakeholders, in which EL also participated, a draft standardisation request was publ...

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FDJ and the Paris Olympic bid – A successful partnership initiative

After a 100-year wait, the Games will be back in Paris. The French capital was confirmed as host city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games by the International Olympic Committee during its meeting in Lima on September 13th. National lottery FDJ was the first company to announce its support of the Paris bid, as early as January 2016. “Because Paris 2024 is a real chance for France, for a...

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EL Sponsors Participation in the Belfius Brussels Half Marathon – EL Running Team

  The European Week of Sport is an important initiative launched in 2015 by Tibor Navracsics, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, which seeks to inspire European citizens to #BeActive on a regular basis and create opportunities in peoples’ everyday lives to exercise more. The third edition of the European Week of Sport took place from 23-30 September 201...

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