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  • Who we are

    Who we are

    UEFA, the governing body of European football, was founded on 15 June 1954. UEFA's mission is to promote, protect and develop European football at every level of the game, to promote the principles of unity and solidarity, and to deal with all questions relating to European football.

     

  • What we do

    What we do

    UEFA promotes football by staging 15 club and national team competitions, and protects the game via measures such as Financial Fair Play, match-fixing prevention, club licensing and anti-doping. UEFA helps develop the game across Europe via its HatTrick assistance programme.

  • Why we do it

    Why we do it

    UEFA has football and its well-being at the heart of all of its activities. The European body strives to care for the game and its various components at all times. We believe that football benefits society by bringing people together, which is why UEFA pursues comprehensive social responsibility policies.

  • Eleven values

    Eleven values

    UEFA works and acts in accordance with 11 key values – ranging from 'football first' to good governance, solidarity, respect, protecting football's integrity and tending the grassroots. These serve as the basis for UEFA's future activities and dialogue with the political, economic, social and sporting world.

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  • Captains of Change

    Captains of Change

    UEFA President Michel Platini believes that the new Captains of Change management programme can "establish real equal opportunities for all minorities in football".
    12/09/20140:47
  • Key messages at UEFA Respect Diversity conference

    Key messages at UEFA Respect Diversity conference

    The UEFA Respect Diversity conference has taken place in Rome with delegates from across Europe attending the event
    11/09/20142:52
  • President: Football must promote diversity

    President: Football must promote diversity

    Addressing attendees at the UEFA Respect Diversity Conference in Rome, UEFA President Michel Platini spoke of the responsibility of the football community to promote diversity and eradicate discrimination.
    10/09/20143:05
  • Respect Diversity summit in Rome

    Respect Diversity summit in Rome

    Rome is hosting the 2014 Respect Diversity conference, attended by football's key stakeholders, and aiming to raise awareness of how to deal with racism and intolerance in the game.
    05/09/20140:49

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