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. 

The “New Health” initiative is looking for international supporters

In a context where the proportion of physically inactive citizens in the EU remains worryingly high (with 46% of EU citizens not exercising or practicing sport at all), the aim of the 3-year Erasmus+-funded European project “New Health” is to provide sports and healthcare professionals, teachers, community workers, volunteers and consumers with tools to improve physical activity, healthy eating, mental fitness and a healthy lifestyle. 
In partnership with EuropeActive, this project led by the New Heal

The 9th Erasmus+ Sport Info Day focusses on new aspects of the programme and top tips for applicants

The European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) held the annual Erasmus+ Sport Info Day online on January 31st and February 1st. 
The aim of the Sport Info Day was to inform organisations and potential applicants about the programme’s policy context, updates, simplification, and funding opportunities available in 2022.
The first day was opened by Ms Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovatio

The National Fitness Day for Europe Project is coming to an end!

For the last 2 years, EuropeActive has been coordinating the National Fitness Day for Europe (NFDEU) project, an Erasmus+ programme funded action. Its diverse consortium includes partners from 4 EU National Associations: SIGA, PortugalActivo, Ireland Active and ukactive and 4 non-EU partners: UkraineActive, GeorgiaActive, BHactive and TAKT.