Representing members interests with the main EU institutions

EU Affairs

EuropeActive proactively follows EU policies and legislation to represent our members and stakeholders interests with the main EU institutions, OECD and WHO, as well as other Brussels-based organisations. In addition to the regular attendance at the EU Sport Forum, EuropeActive is a member of the EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, a core partner of the European Commission in the first European Week of Sport and an observer on a number of EU Expert Groups.

Increasing the EuropeActive EU Affairs Team have developed a series of position papers on main policy areas which directly affect the fitness sector. Without exception these policy areas require a broad level and understanding of the need for cooperation with stakeholders, the main EU Institutions, and civil society organisations. Our constant monitoring of events and policy announcements, attendance at key EU events, conferences and conventions and vigilance on the developments of a number of Expert Groups helps to develop an understanding and appreciation of the opportunities and threats to the fitness sector and so we are best able to protect and promote our interests.

We have developed policy positions in the key areas of: