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On Wednesday June 20th, EuropeActive took part in a panel discussion about health promotion and prevention, in Brussels.

EuropeActive participated in the conference “Sport for All as a means of integration and a bridge between traditions and innovation”, which took place on 12th and 13th of June in Sofia. In the framework of the Presidency, the event was organised by the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports and co-funded under the Erasmus+ programme to discuss how innovation in sport can contribute to improve physical activity.
 

On 30 May, the Commission adopted its proposal to double funding for Erasmus to €30 billion for the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, making the programme available to 12 million people, three times the number currently able to participate.

MEP Bogdan Wenta hosted past Tuesday, 5 June, 2018 the High-Level Panel "Time to act for Europe against sports manipulations" in the European Parliament in Brussels. The first key note speech was delivered by Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.

On 6 June, 2018 Member of the European Parliament Martina Dlabajova hosted the event on Social mobility- – how can we increase opportunities through training and education- in the European Parliament. The panel discussion was jointly organized by ACCA, PwC, European Movement International, and the European Youth Forum and brought together representatives from the EU institutions, civil society organisations and the private sector.

EuropeActive participated in the ANIF National Conference at the Rimini Wellness which confirmed to be one of the largest show dedicated to fitness in the world. The 13th edition hosted 400 companies, 200 conferences, 1500 hours of workout lessons and thousands of visitors. This success is also due to the growth (ca.

The UK fitness industry is continuing to grow year by year in terms of size and value.

At the same time the SIQAF project is coming to an end, EuropeActive’s new project “Blueprint for skills development and employment for Active Leisure” is speeding up with the first Technical Expert Group (TEG) meeting. Blueprint is the long-term strategy to develop new skills for current and future workers, for improving employability of young people, and supporting entrepreneurship and growth across the sector.

On 22nd and 23rd of May, EuropeActive attended the two-day seminar on the European Week of Sport (EWoS) in Riga, Latvia.

One of EuropeActive’s projects in its key area “Skills, education and qualifications” is coming to an end. The SIQAF project has been running for 22 months and will be concluded in summer 2018. The task force composed of Active Leisure and qualifications experts and stakeholders came together for their last meeting on Tuesday, 22th May 2018 in Brussels to discuss the final findings and the report.

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