President von der Leyen’s final State of the Union Address

On Wednesday 13 September, Strasbourg hosted one of Europe's most significant events: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered her State of the Union Address (SOTEU) to the European Parliament. This annual address outlines the main political priorities, objectives, and initiatives for the upcoming legislative year.

Post-summer EU updates

The traditionally quiet summer months in EU Affairs have truly come to an end as the September buzz picks up once again for the remainder of the year. Here is a concise overview of updates and news relevant to sport and physical activity since our last Brussels Bulletin at the end of June. 

We are Hiring! Policy Officer Position in EuropeActive

EuropeActive is excited to welcome their new colleague as soon as possible! The successful candidate will join EuropeActive’s Brussels team, to work on EU Affairs which consists in policy and project work, in sight of best serving our members and sector. The Policy Officer will report to the EU Affairs Manager, and further support them through policy and project activities.

2023 European Week of Sport at the ready

The European Commission’s Sport Unit hosted virtually their annual European Week of Sport (EWoS) Key Players Seminar 15 June 2023, in preparation of the annual campaign. The 9th edition of EWoS is set to roll out across the continent during the usual last week of September: 23-30 September 2023.