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In June 2018, EuropeActive travelled to meetings in Rome and Warsaw to share experiences related to sectoral skills and qualifications in the European Health and Fitness sector.

On July 1, 2018, Austria took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Bulgaria. The House of Sport invited the Sport attaché of the Austrian Permanent Representation, Ms. Barbara Spindler-Oswald, for a policy breakfast meeting on Thursday, June 28th, to talk about the priorities of the presidency in the field of sport.

EuropeActive attended CEDEFOP’s high-level event about Future of Jobs and Current Challenges on 8th June 2018 in Brussels. During the event CEDEFOP’s skills forecast for EU 28 has been released with a specific focus on the future skills needed in different types of jobs.

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

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 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.

Ukactive announced Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to headline the National Summit 2018, taking place 12th September 2018 at QEll Conference Centre, London. Last year’s summit brought together more than 700 delegates, among them leaders from the health, physical activity, sports and charity sectors. Ukactive will move this year from plotting the role of physical activity as the “golden thread” in solving society’s greatest challenges, to a focus on delivery - as part of organsiation’s work to make 2018/19 a year of action.

The main theme of the convention was the implementation of the European pillar of social rights and the upcoming Multiannual financial framework.

In the framework of the EU Work Plan for Sport 2017-2020, EuropeActive participated to the Cluster meeting on the economic dimension of sport organised by the European Commission.

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