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9/4/2014

Quality at the heart of competition between recreation providers

By ISCA Secretary General Jacob Schouenborg The need and demand for recreational sport and physical activity programs has never been greater. The same goes for the supply side. Offers of ... Read... Read more »

 

24/2/2014

MOVE project special feature article series

ISCA's EU-supported MOVE project has aimed to identify, qualify and implement cross-cutting community initiatives promoting health-enhancing physical activity among disadvantaged groups. As ... Read more »

 

24/2/2014

Support creates an active space for “neglected” part of Birmingham community

The MOVE project has opened the door for a group of women in England, who would normally shy away from physical activity, to be part of a public recreational setting. The boost of funding the Aston ..... Read more »

 

24/2/2014

MOVE pilot project helps to expand DGI street soccer scope

Wintertime in Denmark can be a long, dark, cold period which doesn’t really lend itself to outdoor sporting activities. DGI Underground saw this “winter gap” as a problematic time ..... Read more »

 

24/2/2014

MOVE project puts Portuguese football programme back on track

A Portuguese NGO helping give to socially vulnerable groups a new start in their communities, Associação CAIS, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. Its street football ... Read... Read more »

 

24/2/2014

Discovering fitness as key to improving youths’ prospects

Being “fit for life” might sound like a figurative expression, but Street League in the UK has discovered though the MOVE project that it is literally an advantage to be physically fit to ... Read more »

 

24/2/2014

Putting innovative activities on the National Plan

With an effective concept that has proven to be transferrable to other target groups and an advocacy strategy that is leaving a strong imprint on Romanian national policy, the Interethnic Cup Bukovina... Read more »

 

24/2/2014

First a step back – and then charge forward: Capacity building essential before initiatives are ready to launch

When the MOVE Associate and Collaborating Partners embarked on this project, they knew that more action was needed to engage socially disadvantaged groups in sport and physical activity. They knew ...... Read more »

 

24/2/2014

Twofold strategy reaps twice the benefits

The Netherlands Institute for Sport and Physical Activity (NISB) approached its MOVE pilot project with a twofold strategy. First, it wanted to open up a sport traditionally seen as being for wealthy ... Read more »

 

20/12/2013

ISCA to cooperate with education service in Colombia

ISCA and Colombia’s National Service of Learning (SENA) have signed an agreement to work together on a series of topics in the future. The agreement will pave the way for transfers of knowledge ... Read more »

 

7/11/2013

WHAT DO THE UN AND IOC BRING TO THE TABLE WHEN IT COMES TO SPORT AND DEVELOPMENT?

The United Nations and the International Olympic Committee are two very different organisations. The United Nations is an international organisation of 193 member states which aims to maintain in... Read more »

 

7/11/2013

ESTABLISHING GOOD GOVERNANCE PRACTICES IN OUR SECTOR: WE HAVE A SMALL WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY - IT'S TIME TO TAKE IT!

Following the conclusion of the two-year Good Governance in Grassroots Sport project led by ISCA, three of the project’s experts, Darren Bailey from the EU Expert Group on Good Governance in Spo... Read more »

 

7/11/2013

PROMOTING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED GROUPS: IT'S EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS - ALSO YOURS!

Social inclusion and the MOVE Project were prominent themes at the MOVE Congress 2013. With the overall theme looking at innovation, opportunities and changing approaches to tackling the physical inac... Read more »

 

7/11/2013

UISP’S MONDIALI ANTIRAZZISTI 2013 COMBINES SPORT, PEACE AND 8000 PARTICIPANTS

The 17th annual Mondiali Antirazzisti festival, organised by UISP, one of ISCA’s members, took place between 3-7 July and brought over 200 teams and around 8000 participants together in Caste... Read more »

 

10/10/2013

FINAL PROGRAMME RELEASED MOVE CONGRESS 2013

An international network of speakers and delegates from a range of sectors will meet with a key common interest: to find innovative ways of engaging people in physical activity and grassroots sport ..... Read more »

 

10/10/2013

ISCA Annual Report 2013 Now Available

2013 has seen new paths open up for ISCA and its partners to get more people active. We believe that challenges should be turned into opportunities in order to give the best impulse to get society ...... Read more »

 

11/9/2013

NOWWEMOVE INSPIRES LAUNCH OF MOVE BRASIL CAMPAIGN

ISCA started its NowWeMove Campaign with a vision to get 100 million more Europeans involved in sport and physical activity by 2020. Now Europe’s biggest community sport campaign is inspiring ..... Read more »

 

3/7/2013

MOVE Congress 2013 Speakers answer a special question

Click here to see the entire list of speakers>move2013.info ... Read more Read more »

 

2/7/2013

Innovative methods for the MOVE Congress 2013 session

Click here to see the entire list of speakers>move2013.info ... Read more Read more »

 

24/5/2013

INTERVIEW WITH MARIJE VAN MONTFOORT

Marije van Montfoort, Director of Consult Actief This month ISCA interviewed Marije van Montfoort, one of the Directors of the Dutch consultancy Consult Actief, to find out more about the ... Rea... Read more »

 

24/5/2013

ISCA Opinion on MINEPS V

ISCA’s recommendation to the International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS V) to take place in Berlin on 28-30 May 2013. It... Read more »

 

24/5/2013

YesWeRun training programme kicks off in Denmark

The Long Term International Project Management training programme – YesWeRun – kicked off the first of three steps in Tisvildeleje, Denmark, from 15-21 April. The training programme ... Re... Read more »

 

24/5/2013

HIGHLIGHT FROM AN ACTIVE NETWORK PROJECT PARTNER

Castellón County Council and sport organisation MIM Marató i Mitja in Spain (both ACTIVE Network project partners) have established an effective partnership which was rewarded in May ...... Read more »

 

25/4/2013

ISCA AWARDED €1 MILLION

€1MILLION GRANT AWARDED TO MOVE WEEK 2013  ... Read more Read more »

 

24/4/2013

INTERVIEW WITH SIU YIN CHEUNG

We invited Siu Yin Cheung, ISCA Executive Committee Member and Chairwoman ofThe Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong, China (GAHK) to be interviewed.Here is the story of a very special person, Siu Yin,... Read more »

 

23/4/2013

Good Governance in Grassroots Sport: Guidelines

“The last four years the economic crisis has dominated and influenced most societies and citizens. Across Europe all societies are looking for ways to recover and regain economic and societal ..... Read more »

 

15/3/2013

"INSPIRING THE WORLD TO AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE!"

 The National Danish Performance Team is travelling the whole world with their show “ZOOM” and with a message of healthy living and an active lifestyle. The 28 young Danes have just .... Read more »

 

28/2/2013

ISCA PUSHING PROJECT BOUNDARIES ONCE AGAIN WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE ACTIVE NETWORK PROJECT

ISCA have launched the Active Networks Project, bringing municipalities and Sport organisations together to look at effective partnership and highlight best practice in partnership working for the ...... Read more »

 

17/1/2013

A pool of Top Political leaders that will MOVE Good Governance in Grassroots Sport

Over the last six months, ISCA has led a series of training on Good Governance in Grassroots Sports for leaders within sport for all organisations across Europe. The impact of these trainings for the ... Read more »

 

17/12/2012

SPORT CAN GIVE MORE TO SOCIETY

 Interview with Sylvia Schenk, Senior advisor for sport, Transparency International. Why did Transparency get involved in the Good Governance in Grassroots Sport Project?SS: "We have worked ... Read more »

 

6/12/2012

A journey with active European young citizens

 You may wonder how a journey with 100 young European active citizens in the field of youth and sport may look like... what is this movement and wave you may have already felt.Well true is big ..... Read more »

 

6/12/2012

EUROPE IS LISTENING TO YOUTH

This is the key message sent by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner responsible for education, youth and sport, who made us the honour to answer to our questions on the occasion of ..... Read more »

 

15/11/2012

GGGS: WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

Saska Benedicic Tomat, Good Governance in Grassroots Sports (GGGS) Project manager, shares with us her vision and expectations for the project. Get ready to think again! Self-reflection and ... R... Read more »

 

15/11/2012

FROM EUROVOLNET TO GGGS

The life expectancy and the value of grassroots sports organisations rely on two main pillars: volunteers and good governance.This is the message from Jean Camy, University Lyon 1 (France), who .... Read more »

 

15/11/2012

GGGS DILLEMMAS AND CHALLENGES

 Defining and implementing a good governance is a long journey, one of those that require engagement, commitment and long term thinking and leadership, one of those you will never find a map or .... Read more »

 

6/11/2012

CELEBRATE VOLUNTEERS EVERYDAY!

  This is the message delivered by Sakis Pappous, member of the member of the EuroVolNet, a European project lead by ISCA, and Senior Lecturer and Course Director of Sport and Exercise ... R... Read more »

 

2/11/2012

ISCA ANNUAL REPORT 2012

 On the occasion of ISCA’s General Assembly 2012, ISCA’s Annual Report 2012 has been officially released. 2012 has seen new paths open up for ISCA and its partners to get more ..... Read more »

 

28/10/2012

MOVE2012 VISION FOR THE SPORT FOR ALL SECTOR

  “Life itself is but Motion” (Thomas Hobbes, 1651) – so life is movement. Since the very early age of human history, human being has been driven both by cooperation and ..... Read more »

 

28/10/2012

BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE CONGRESS

Participants, speakers, moderators and volunteers shared with us their visions and experiences of the event.  A plateform to open new frontiers“It think this congress is important to .... Read more »

 

25/10/2012

MOVE Congress reaching new frontiers

MOVE Congress 2012 has just started and in an action packed opening ceremony delegates were inspired by promises, entertainment and a binding signing act. Values, Actions, Results. Three words ..... Read more »

 

10/10/2012

WELCOME TO THE MOVE CONGRESS 2012 YES THE SPORT FOR ALL SECTOR CAN DO IT!

  Two weeks ahead of the first ever MOVE Congress organised outside Europe, we are delighted to share with you our vision for an event which we do already consider as full of promises.Our ..... Read more »

 

25/9/2012

DESIGNED TO MOVE CO-AUTHOR TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE MOVE CONGRESS 2012

 We are delighted to announce Lisa MacCallum Carter as a keynote speaker for the MOVE Congress 2012.Lisa is the Managing Director of Access to Sport, an organization supported by NIKE Inc ... Rea... Read more »

 

21/9/2012

Are you ready for MOVE WEEK?

  MOVE WEEK, 1 – 7 October 2012, is an annual European wide campaign week promoting sport and physical activity and their positive impact on European societies. MOVE WEEK engages ... R... Read more »

 

21/9/2012

DESIGNED TO MOVE: A FRAMEWORK FOR CROSS SECTOR ACTION LAUNCHED AT THE CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE

ISCA is pleased to have actively taken part in shaping the Designed to Move Framework for Action among its peers of physical activity and grassroots sport. It is an honour to be an Endorser of this ..... Read more »

 

14/9/2012

BIG EVENTS DO NOT BOOST PARTICIPATION

  The argument that big sport events boost participation is used frequently. Indeed it often comes in relation to the bidding as well as the political process of legitimising the often huge ... Read more »

 

14/9/2012

WHY TO BE ACTIVE IN VOLUNTEERING IN SPORT?

Designed to provide inspiration and motivation to national associations, political leaders and volunteer service managers, the EuroVolNet Tutorial has been launched recently as the final product ... Read more »

 

14/9/2012

NEW TOOLS FOR USING YOUTH SPORT AS A DRIVER FOR INCREASING HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 Outcomes of the “SWELL project: YOUTH TRAINING FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS”, co-organised by ISCA and UFOLEP. From 18 to 25th of August 2012, 21 young people from 7 different ... Re... Read more »

 

14/9/2012

MOVE-ing CLOSER TO A COMPREHENSIVE GOOD PRACTICE COLLECTION IN EUROPE

 The most comprehensive good practices collection in the field of physical activity promotion in socially disadvantaged groups in Europe! This is indeed what the MOVE project is aiming ... R... Read more »

 

15/8/2012

Olympics in London Is it worth the price?

 Stefan SzymanskiProfessor in Economy, University of Michigan Mogens KirkebyPresident for International Sport and Culture Association   For two weeks athletes from all over ..... Read more »

 

10/7/2012

MOVE WEEK 2012 KICK OFF

20 of ISCA’s European members organizations gathered in Berlin to prepare the MOVE Week 2012. These key stakeholders discussed strategies on how to involve local members and clubs in their ... R... Read more »

 

21/6/2012

MOVE-ing on up

As a summer of sporting competition approaches, ISCA President Mogens Kirkeby tells Public Service Review why a joint effort is needed to create a more active Europe... ... Read more Read more »

 

1/6/2012

Final sprint for MOVE collection of good practices

So far more than 90 organizations across Europe and elsewhere have contributed to the MOVE good practice collection. “We are well underway to create the most comprehensive good practice ... Read... Read more »

 

10/4/2012

ISCA launches the European MOVE WEEK

At the occasion of the SPORTVISION2012 Conference hosted within the framework of the Danish Presidency of the European Union, the International Sport and Culture Assoction ISCA has announced the ... R... Read more »

 

20/3/2012

European Championship in Club Innovation 2013

In support of the vision ‘100 million more EU citizens active in sport and physical activity by 2020’ the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Associations (DGI) and International Sport and ... Re... Read more »

 

8/2/2012

MOVE Call draws a lot of interest

 Partnership. That is what connected Andrew Power to the MOVE project. Current supporting the strategic coordination of physical activity in County Durham and the chair of the CPD committee in ..... Read more »

 

6/1/2012

International HESE workshop in Copenhagen

It is our pleasure to invite you to our first (HESE) Health Enhancing Sport Exercise workshop.  We develop the HESE program to raise awareness, to motivate and to offer practical support for... Read more »

 

25/11/2011

ISCA promoting an age-friendly European Union

AGE (European platform and network of organisations of and for people aged 50+) and the Coalition of stakeholders (which ISCA is a member) promoting the European Year 2012 for Active Ageing and ... Re... Read more »

 

8/11/2011

MOVE2011 PRESENTATIONS, PHOTOS AND VIDEOS ONLINE

MOVE2011 presentations, photos and videos are now online . You can find them on the following links : To see all presentations, click on the following link : ... Read more Read more »

 

22/10/2011

ISCA Annual report 2011

At the occasion of ISCA’s General Assembly 2011, ISCA’s Annual Report 2011 has been officially released. The report provides a comprehensive insight to ISCA’s work, both with respect... Read more »

 

17/10/2011

Launch of call for project experiences

At the MOVE2011 congress – to be held in Paris on 19-23 October - The MOVE project will launch a call for project experiences targeting socially disadvantaged groups. With the call, organization... Read more »

 

16/10/2011

MOVE partners: the latest work session

 Under the leadership of Giovanni Capelli, Dean of the Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Cassino, Italy a MOVE work meeting was held in Cassino on 18-19 July 2011. Here partners took stock... Read more »

 

13/10/2011

MOVE project kick off

The European Physical Activity Promotion Forum - MOVE in short - was launched at a kick-off meeting on 21-22 March 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany. Representatives from the diverse group of Associate Partn... Read more »

 

15/8/2011

US President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Executive Director joins MOVE2011 congress

The MOVE2011 Congress Consortium is most delighted to confirm the participation of Ms Shellie Pfohl as a keynote speaker at the MOVE2011 Congress. Shellie Pfohl was appointed by President Barack ... Read more »

 

1/1/1970

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At the MOVE2011 congress – to be held in Paris on 19-23 October - The MOVE project will launch a call for project experiences targeting socially disadvantaged groups. With the call, organization... Read more »