The Week is for everyone, regardless of age, social background, or fitness level. We need to #BeActive regularly – indoors and outdoors – all year long to boost your physical and mental health and support social inclusion.
This is why, the EU Week of Sport exists – to raise awareness on how important an active lifestyle is. Regardless of who we are and what we do, even slight increases in regular, physical activity can have a profound impact on our long-term health.
The International Centre for Sports Security, as official partner of the European Week of Sports will be holding two Interactive E-Forums to strengthen the EU Commission lead campaign #BEACTIVE to encourage physical and mental health and support social inclusion through sport.
Wars break out because nations misunderstand each other. We shall have no peace until the prejudices which now separate the different races shall have been outlived. To attain this end, what better means than to bring the youth of all countries periodically together for amicable trials of muscular strength and agility?
Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand.
Sport can create hope, where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination
Sport is a unique and powerful instrument to promote the dignity and equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family” (…) and “most of all, it is a powerful tool for progress and for development.