The European Parliament steps up to support children and young people impacted by the pandemic

The European Parliament approved on Tuesday, 13 September, with a solid cross-party majority - 522 votes in favour, 12 against and 79 abstentions - a report on the impact of COVID-19 closures of educational, cultural, youth and sports activities on children and young people in the EU.  
 
This report aims to address the negative consequences of the pandemic on the mental health and general well-being of chi

MEPs approve the report on Beating Cancer strategies

On 16th February 2022, the European Parliament adopted the report of the Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA) with 652 votes in favour, 15 against and 27 abstentions. This report puts forward several recommendations for a comprehensive and coordinated EU strategy to fight cancer. In particular, it highlights the necessity of focusing not only on care, but on prevention.
 
Indeed, more than 40% of all cancers are preventable through actions targeting behaviour-related risk factors.

EuropeActive participates in the European Parliament consultation on the future of EU sport policy

On Tuesday June 29th, MEP Tomasz Frankowski, who is taking the lead on the European Parliament report on the future of EU sport policy, invited stakeholders from across the sport movement to provide input for the report during an online consultation meeting.  
 
Following the introduction by Mr Frankoswki, the representative of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Luka Živić, presented the presidency p