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Mon. 01 October 2012

Scholarships for seminar on “Football Law"

The Real Federación Española de Fútbol, co-organizer of the FIFA / CIES Programme in Spain since 2010, will organize study days devoted to the practical aspects of the law of football. The sessions will be on 2nd and 3rd November in Punta del Este (Uruguay). The seminar is supported by the Confederation of South American Football (CONMEBOL), the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF), the "UEFA Education Program" and CIES. A limited number of scholarships (tuition) are available to students and alumni of the FIFA / CIES International University Network and the FIFA Master.

The sessions are a follow up to the training programme set up in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) in 2011. Their main objective is to focus on practical examples and case law related to football to enable participants to acquire the skills needed for their daily work in this area.

Many keynote speakers will participate in the event:

• Ángel Maria Villar Llona, President of RFEF, vice-president of FIFA and UEFA, Spain
• Sebastian Bauza, President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF), Uruguay
• Gorka Villar Bolaín lawyer (Sports & Advisers), Legal Adviser of CONMEBOL, Spain
• Eduardo Dervishaj, General Coordinator of the UEFA licensing department, RFEF, Spain
• Emilio A. Silvero García, Head of the department "Discipline and Integrity at UEFA, CAS Arbitrator, Switzerland
• Hugo Pasos, lawyer, Argentine Football Association (AFA), Argentina
• Javier Gómez-Cano Carvajal, Head of Budget and Report ing", RFEF, Spain
• Cravo Daniel Souza, lawyer (Cravo Souza eAbogados Asociados), Brazil
• Omar Ongaro, Head of Players' Status at FIFA, Switzerland
• Michele Bernasconi, CAS Arbitrator, Switzerland
• Pedro Díaz Varas, lawyer, Legal Adviser to the RFEF, Spain
• Hernán Navazcuéz, lawyer, former Executive Secretary General of AUF, Uruguay
• Anibal de Olvera, Secretary General of AUF, Uruguay
• Rafael Trevisan, lawyer (Claria Trevisan & Abogados), General Coordinator of the FIFA / CIES Programme in Argentina

Those interested in a scholarship (covering tuition) must have strong Spanish language skills. Please send requests to Vincent Monnier ([email protected]) by 10th October at the latest.

For more information:
Real Federación Española de Fútbol
Pilar Peláez ([email protected])
Phone: +34 91 495 98 00 / Fax. +34 91 495 98 01

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