Project Description

This emphasis on mentoring local people was what we had in mind when we set up the press operations at the inaugural European Games in 2015. It was not enough for us to organise a great press operation but we also selected, trained and worked side by side with Azerbaijani colleagues – some with solid experience but some who were working on an international sports event for the first time. One of our main goals was to help leave a human legacy and then have the next major event delivered by those who worked as deputies or in an assisting role in 2015.

This lofty aim was achieved and recognised as having been achieved by the organising committee as you can read here