INCLUDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AS PART OF THE EU URBAN AGENDA

In the framework of the first EWoS and in order to include physical activity as part of the EU Urban Agenda, Sport and Citizenship organizes a public roundtable at the Committee of the Regions.

Our objectives, multiple, match those of the EWoS.

  • IDENTIFY and HIGHLIGHT several good practices in Europe, whilst singling out factors of success;
  • BENEFIT from the EWoS momentum to show how active cities can be an asset for the population and the city itself;
  • EXPLORE opportunities to integrate physical activity as part of the “EU Urban Agenda”;
  • DRAW concrete and operational recommendations directed at: European institutions, national governments and cities.

 

Location:

Committee of the Regions,
Rue Belliard 99-101 / Room JDE 52, Brussels, Belgium

 

Date:

11th September 2015
12.00 – 14.00

 

Program

  • Roberto PELLA, Vice-President of the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI), Member of the Committee of the Regions
  • Jonathan HILL, Head of Cabinet of European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, European Commission

 

Introduction

Will NORMAN, Global Partnerships Director, Global Community Impact, Nike Roundtable “Active Cities and Urban Agenda”,

 

Round table
  • Moderated by Alexandre MESTRE, Sport and Citizenship Board Member, Former Secretary of State for Sport, Government of Portugal:
  • Roberto PELLA, Vice-President of the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI), Member of the Committee of the Regions
  • Johanna ROLLAND, President, EUROCITIES (TBC)
  • Susanne HOLLMANN, Deputy Head of Unit, Education and Culture
  • Anton ROMBOUTS, Mayor of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands) and Member of Sport and Citizenship’s Board
  • Wolfgang BAUMANN, TAFISA Secretary General
  • Emmanuel FOULON, Spokesperson for the European Parliament’s Sport Intergroup
  • Renaud LAVILLENIE, 2012 London Olympics Gold medallist, Pole Vault World Record Holder (TBC)

 

Conclusion

Alexandre MESTRE, Board Member, Former Secretary of State for Sport, Government of Portugal