2018

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The European Commission’s annual Education and Training Monitor finds that Member States have made further progress to improve their education and training systems. The annual study was published October 16, 2018 for the seventh time and is an important part of the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (ET 2020). Within the framework, Member States have agreed on six targets to be achieved by 2020:

The new country factsheets on physical activityhave been published by the European Commission. The Commission publishes these country factsheets in line with the Council Recommendation on promoting health-enhancing physical activity across sectors, from November 2013.

On October 16th, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, ACCA, organised a conference on the collaborative economy. The conference was organised around two panel discussions, one on new business models and another on consumer protection and social rights.

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.

EuropeActive through the National Fitness Days Campaign gathers fitness events organised by its partners across Europe during the 4th European Week of Sport.

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. 

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered yesterday his fourth annual State of the Union speech.

EuropeActive’s new project on skills development and employment picks up speed quickly to deliver a Blueprint for Acti

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