European Week of Regions and Cities
7-10 OCTOBER 2019 Brussels

Sport for active & healthy communities

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Wed 9, October 2019
09:15 - 10:45
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Sport and physical activity for local and regional development has recently gained increased importance at EU level. It makes a direct contribution to regional economic activity and social cohesion by encouraging innovation, sustainable development and urban regeneration as well as enhances the overall attractiveness of regions. The workshop will focus on the role of sport for active and healthy communities through both political messages and best practice examples on the contribution of sport to the five investment priorities for Cohesion Policy beyond 2020.

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Tero Auvinen, Maja Makovec Brenčič, Zlatko Mateša, David Nassen, Tibor Navracsics, Roberto Pella, Joris Van Damme, Sabine Verheyen, Bogdan Wenta, Rene Wijlens
The Future of the EU and the roles of the Regions and Cities
European Commission - DG EAC
Building SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room 211+212.
Address: Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussels


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  • Posted by: Marita MATTILA
    On: 13/08/2019 - 08:23am

    Online possibility?

    Dear organisers, I would like to ask if it's possible to follow this session online?
  • Posted by: Spartaco GRIECO
    On: 06/08/2019 - 17:48pm

    Encourage better Sport life conditions between citizens

    In the programme 2014-2020 we all have witnessed an enormous improvement in lifestyles through the implementation of good practices supported from Erasmus+ Sport programs and actions, but not only; decision-makers policies and local, regional and national governments must run hand by hand with community policies to further improve these results. #beactive #yesican