We are fast approaching the Christmas holidays, a time for rest, overindulging, and, in normal times, a chance to spend time with our family and friends. Though seeing our loved ones may not be on the cards this year, it is worth keepi
Following the Council of European Ministers of Sport on Tuesday, December 1st 2020, The EU Work Plan for Sport (2021-2024) was published, which focuses on key activities and acts as a guiding instrument for development and promotion of co-operation between EU institutions, Member States and sport stakeholders.
The European Week of Active and Healthy Ageing took place this week and emphasised that the changing European demography necessitates innovative capacity-building in systems and services for healthy ageing, and their implications to be more adequately addressed (click here for further reading on this issue).
On October 27th, the CHRODIS PLUS conference on chronic diseases took place online. The conference focused on showing how the good practices, models and tools implemented by the CHRODIS PLUS project can be tailored to various national and local settings across Europe.
On 16th September 2020, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gave her maiden State of the Union address to the European Parliament. The State of the Union, as prescribed in the 2010 Framework, requires the President of the Commission to address the Parliament in September and outline the priorities for the Commission until the end of the upcoming year.
As a result of the consultation process with main stakeholders of the fitness and physical activity sector, EuropeActive outlined its overall priorities and corresponding work programme for 2020 – 2021. The strategy paper, first published in spring, defined how the association would deliver information and assistance for our sector to effectively operate through COVID-19, reopening, and help the sector adapt to the post-C19 scenario.