International Sport Seminar in Zagreb

Croatia currently holds the Presidency of the European Union and organised a highly successful International Sport Seminar in Zagreb on 27-28 February. The seminar had a focus on the skills and qualifications required by sport coaches and fitness trainers and was attended by over 160 experts from across Europe.

Sport and Environment conference

On Tuesday 3rd of March, EuropeActive was invited to attend the event promoted by UEFA and EURACTIV ‘What is the Life TACKLE project’s contribution in achieving environmental sustainability in sport?’. The project, funded by the EU LIFE Programme, aims to increase awareness of environmental management in football stadiums in order to reduce waste during football events and to tackle other environmental issues linked to such events, including energy consumption and transportation.

Sport Group 2019-2024 launched at the EU Parliament!

Last Tuesday 18th February 2020, EuropeActive attended the launch of the Sport Group 2019-2024 in the European Parliament hosted by MEP Marc Tarabella, who will be co-chairing the group together with MEP Tomasz Frankowski. The Group will represent a key platform for sport stakeholders and policy makers to gather, exchange views and explore collaboration opportunities.

European Alliance for Apprenticeships stakeholder event

The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA ) invited members for the 'EAfA Get together!' event which took place on 13 February 2020 in Brussels. EuropeActive is an active part of this Alliance since 2017 to promote Vocational Education and Training (VET) and apprenticeships in the fitness, exercise and physical activity sector.

 The event provided new networking opportunities. It included a mix of presentations, exchange of good practices, interactive activities as workshops and networking opportunities.

EuropeActive is fully engaged in the latest sport & physical activity developments

EuropeActive strongly believes in the power of physical activity to bring people together and change lives for the better. The latest sport and physical activity initiatives developed in Brussels were carefully followed-up by attending the Sport Unit Policy Breakfast, the Sport “Infoday”, the Project Coordinators’ Meeting and the “Sport vs Homophobia” conference. 

Policy Breakfast

EU Commission launches the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan at the European Parliament

On Tuesday February 4th, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the European Commissioner for public health and food safety, Stella Kyriakides, were invited to the European Parliament by the MEPs Against Cancer group, to present the Commission’s flagship initiative in the fight against cancer: Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.