On 1 September 2017, the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) held its 2017 General Assembly, gathering representatives from its 56 National Federations throughout Europe. With the support of the Polish Volleyball Federation, the CEV organised the meeting in Krakow, to allow participants to enjoy the last games of the 2017 Men's European Volleyball Championship.
On 24 August 2017, the European Commission adopted its annual work programme for the implementation of Erasmus+. The document provides detailed information on the objectives, eligibility and award criteria of the different kinds of projects that can be financed under Erasmus+. The annual work programme for Erasmus+ is covering all actions, including the sport chapter.