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Major Sporting Events (MSEs) are collective celebrations of human achievements and a source of pride for those who participate in them or host them. In recent years, the range of countries which have been prepared to organize an MSE has extended across all continents. Satellite-supported live television has broadened the number of spectators to hundreds of millions of people. This allows an organizing country or city to place itself, as it were, on the mental map of global audiences.

The identification of common practices and standards to protect tourism security is a key aspect to harmonize policies for the protection of vulnerable targets and crowded spaces.

The main focus of the project was the development of practices to ensure crime and terrorism prevention through an innovative and holistic approach, involving different public agencies and the private sectors, in line with the GCTF Antalya Memorandum and the SC Resolution 2396.

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