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.

European Public Health Week: raising awareness of the health benefits of physical activity!

The European Public Health Week took place from 16 to the 22 May 2022. Each day focused on a new topic, such as climate change, mental health, or vaccination. Organisations from all over Europe were welcome to submit events or campaigns linked to these topics, with the aim of drawing attention to public health issues. 
 
The theme of the first day was ‘a healthy and health literate youth’, which included physical activity as one of its subtopics.

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.