EMCA PRESENT AT #EUSPORTFORUM 2022 IN LILLE, FRANCE
EMCA is present at the EU Sport Forum in Lille, France. This year’s theme is ‘European Sport: fair, inclusive and fit for a sustainable future’. Important values which EMCA also promotes within its activities.
The EU Sport Forum is an annual event organised by the European Commission in support of the continuous dialogue with the European and international sport community. It is a central meeting point between sport organisations, representatives of the EU Institutions and Member States exchanging views on the current and future sport policies. This years’ EU Sport Forum theme is ‘European Sport: fair, inclusive and fit for a sustainable future’. Both days will cover current priorities in the field of European sport with an emphasis on:
• inclusiveness, equality and solidarity as key principles and values of a European sports model
• the green transition of the sport sector, in particular the promotion of sustainable sports infrastructure
• good governance in sport with focus on athletes empowerment
• protection and promotion of well-being notably of young people through sport
A special importance is given to support Ukranian people and country, having Sergey Bubka present. New opportunities presented on TCA - Training Cooperation Activities between national agencies, aimed at cooperation decentralising KA1 action and Possibilities for sport activities also in Erasmus+ Education and Training and Erasmus+ Youth.
In addition, we had the opportunity to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Erasmus programme - one of the most succesful actions of the European Commission.
On behalf of the European Commission, Mrs Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth shared useful information in the field of sport. Seminar from Mr Ignazio Cocchiere gave us information for the upcoming European Week of Sport 2022, highlighting the HealthyLifestyle4All initiative which kicked off last year, and the connection and impact of youth, related also to the European Year of Youth.
This year, the 8th edition of the European Week of Sport will be opened in Prague on September 23, and the official date of the Week is until September 30, while the events and activities are being carried out and celebrated throughout the year. EMCA will be there!