21st Annual General Assembly: David Stalker re-elected for a three-year term

EuropeActive has successfully concluded today its 21st Annual General Assembly (GA) in Cologne, Germany, by hosting an event with the presence of a remarkable number of members participating in the voting process.
All four resolutions that were up for a vote were successfully passed and President David Stalker was re-elected for a three-year term. Furthermore, EuropeActive Board of Directors convened that Mr.

EREPS and REPs UAE Sign Mutual Recognition Agreement

EREPs has signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement with REPs UAE. The purpose of this agreement is to support and advance standards applied to exercise professionals, training providers and certification bodies in Europe and the UAE in the promotion and maintenance of health-enhancing physical exercise and activity and healthy lifestyles.

Launch of the European Physical Activity Alliance

On 15th March, EuropeActive, the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), the European Network of Outdoor Sports (ENOS) and the It’s Great Out There Coalition officially launched the European Physical Activity Alliance. The aim of the Alliance is to promote the benefits of health-enhancing physical activity on physical, social and mental health.

EuropeActive is now a member of the Pact For Skills

EuropeActive has successfully joined the Pact for Skills, endorsing the European Commission’s engagement model for skills development in Europe. The Pact for Skills aims to mobilise a concerted effort for quality investment in skills for all working age people across the Union by bringing together all stakeholders, private and public, which share the objective of up- and reskilling Europe’s workforce and facilitating public-private cooperation.

EuropeActive Training Provider Survey 2022 first results

EuropeActive recently conducted a survey of 140 EuropeActive accredited training providers from across Europe and beyond to better understand trends in training provision, highlight areas of good practice and to reveal some of the challenges faced by training providers as we recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Some of the initial results of the 2022 Training Provider Survey yielded some fascinating insights.

Launch of the European Physical Activity Alliance on 15th March

It is now well established that physical activity has significant benefits for individuals’ physical and mental health, and helps to prevent and manage several noncommunicable diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes. It also helps to prevent depression and anxiety. Yet, 46% of Europeans do not exercise. Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to the rise of inactivity levels by limiting access to sport infrastructure.