On 17th October, EuropeActive was invited to attend the #BeActive Awards Ceremony in Sofia (the current European Capital of Sport) in the presence of the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Mr. Tibor Navracsics. The 2018 Awards Gala celebrated inspiring contributions to promoting active lifestyles in Europe by awarding people through 3 different categories: workplace, local hero and education.
The EU is celebrating the European Week of Sport, a week full of active and sportive events across all member states. The European Commission has launched the European Week of Sport to help raise awareness of the risks related to inactivity and with the aim to “promote sport and physical activity across Europe”. The Week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level.
This week hundreds of fitness clubs all throughout Europe have opened their doors to welcome the very first participants of the Let’s #BEACTIVE project. In the coming weeks thousands of Let’s #BEACTIVE participants will take the first steps in their journey towards a more active and healthier lifestyle. They are following tailor made, high quality training programmes and be are guided by first class exercise professionals.
The UK Active National Summit 2018 held on Wednesday 12 September at the QEII Centre again convened around 700 decision makers and influencers from across public health, sport, business, national and local government, charity, and the wider physical activity sector.
The second meeting of the European Commission Expert Group “Skills and Human Resources Development in Sport” took place in Split 11-12 July. Experts from the Member States were joined by observers and speakers to review the current position and understanding of qualifications and skills in sport.