EuropeActive Attends the 2022 European Week of Sport Key Players Seminar

On Wednesday 15 June, EuropeActive attended the European Week of Sport 2022 Key Players Seminar in Lille, where the coordination, communication, and logistics of this year’s campaign were presented.  
 
The day started with an introduction of the week, which takes place each year from 23-30 September, featuring an overview of key facts and figures from past iterations as well as the priorities for the 2022 and 2023 European Week of Sport.

EuroHealthNet Summit – Growing strong in times of crisis

On 31 May 2022, EuroHealthNet organized its annual summit, focusing this year on raising awareness about investing in wellbeing and health equity for young and old.  
 
In his opening remarks, Mr Toma Sutic, Member of the Cabinet of the European Commission Vice-President for Democracy and Demography, highlighted the importance of “never wasting a good crisis”. Indeed, crises also bring opportunities to tackle inequalities.

Expert Group working on the recovery and the crisis resilience of the sport sector holds 5th meeting

On Tuesday 3 May, the European Commission hosted the 5th meeting of the Expert Group on Strengthening the recovery and the crisis resilience of the sport sector during and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.  
 
The first part of the meeting was dedicated to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on elite sport, with presentations from representative of MOTO GP, EU athletes, the Croation Gymnastics Federations and the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme expanding on how the pandemic has impacted the

EuropeActive attends EU Non-Communicable Diseases Initiative Stakeholder Webinar

On April 27th, the European Commission organised a “Healthier Together EU Non-Communicable Diseases Initiative” Stakeholder Webinar. The EU-level Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Initiative was launched by the European Commission at the end of last year, with the ambition to support EU countries in identifying and implementing effective policies and actions to reduce the impact of major NCDs and improve citizens’ health.

Cedefop publishes results of European Skills Index for 2022

The 2022 results of Cedefop’s European Skills Index have been recently unveiled. Using a composite indicator approach, Cedefop’s European Skills Index (ESI) measures the performance of national skills systems over time, building on three pillars of investigation: skills development, skills activation, and skills matching. The ESI also highlights the areas where further attention should be given to by each country and provides insights into possible improvement areas.