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

The European Commission has published an overview of their Initiatives on nutrition and physical activity. The paper zooms in on some of the main achievements in recent years in nutrition, physical activity and healthy lifestyles. The paper also lists the relevant policy developments such as the council recommendation on health-enhancing physical activity and the Tartu Call for a healthy lifestyle from last year.

EuropeActive is actively contributing to the EU Platform for action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health since 2015.

EuropeActive will participate to the 8th Conference of HEPA Europe on November 15 to 17, 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia. The event is hosted by the Faculty of Kinesiology of the University of Zagreb and cosponsored by WHO/Europe. The conference will address the main theme of “Modern approaches to physical activity promotion and measurements”.

EuropeActive’s Promoting Physical Activity and Health in Ageing (PAHA) project has been judged to be a success story by a panel of experts from the Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission. It is only one of 15 selected from 237 Erasmus+ projects to be given this special status. The PAHA project focused on a 6-week structured exercise programme to encourage inactive older adults to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle.