Responding to the call of the European Council of March 26th, the Commission, in cooperation with the President of the European Council, has put forward a joint European roadmap towards lifting coronavirus containment measures, taking into account the expertise of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, the Commission’s Advisory
EuropeActive successfully hosted its first training providers online Roundtable on Monday, 30th March 2020. The meeting brought together a number of EuropeActive Accredited Providers from all over Europe and beyond with the aim of sharing how they are adapting their courses and available material in the current situation.
The European Commission (EC) has responded to the COVID- 19 crisis with the creation of a task force of 8 European Commissioner’s who’s portfolio contain relevant policy areas. Looking at the overview of actions that the European Commission has taken, it is clear that the tools at its disposal to directly tackle the crisis are rather limited.
Every person must face now a new reality and adapt to a different lifestyle by staying home and keeping social distance. In order to stop the spread of coronavirus, people started to work remotely, exercising in clubs or meeting with family members However, this new situation brought on the surface some good things as well.
The first Roundtable meeting was convened by EuropeActive on Tuesday 24th March and brought together 12 national associations as part of the European Fitness Association Forum (EFAF) concept. The weekly virtual meetings are addressing the need for a coordinated response to the Covid-19 situation.
EuropeActive has been monitoring the development of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the past weeks and the way it is affecting the fitness & physical activity sector. We would like to encourage you to follow the ECDC Interim guidance to help mitigate the impact coronavirus is having Europe-wide.