UISP is a sports promotion agency recognized by CONI, it is also a social promotion association recognized by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, which offers sport for all as a right of citizenship and resource integration.
UISP promotes its values through the best practices and participation in associations, to new ways of life and for the dissemination of the culture of rights, the environment and solidarity against all forms of discrimination and exclusion, including through international cooperation projects.
The sport is considered not only an individual affirmation but above all the affirmation of a new style of life that knows how to put in the centre of attention integration, choral participation, self-respect and respect towards the others are the cornerstones of the UISP’s intervention methodology, based on such four basic points as “social solidarity, physical and mental wellbeing, social integration and individual identity”.
For nearly 20 years, the Uisp Sicily, together with its territorial affiliations, is in the forefront of the social tissue of the entire region, creating series of initiatives and actions having as main beneficiaries young people in disadvantaged conditions and fewer opportunities.
These young people have attended and taken alternative routes thanks to the support of Uisp. This association promotes the educational function of sport both in individual growth and that of the entire community.