UNESCO European Athletics Young Leaders Community

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  • 1,000 Young Leaders, 10,000 hours donated: Time to deliver the first certificates!

    Wednesday 07 December 2011

    The European Athletics Young Leaders Community has recently passed two important milestones: the community now has more than 1,000 members and 10,000 volunteer hours have been registered.

    With the recent good news that UNESCO and European Athletics have renewed their partnership to promote athletics as a driver for personal development and social cohesion, especially among young women and men, we are now ready to recognise those who have contributed to our sport through volunteering with certificates endorsed by the two organisations.

    As the administrator of the site, it gives me great pleasure to know that my fellow Young ...

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  • London 2012

    Friday 02 December 2011

    In less than 8 months, the London 2012 Olympic Games will start!

    Last week we saw the volunteers suits for the first time and I take this chance to talk to you about London 2012.

    What do you think about the suits?

    In my point of view, the future Game Makers will be very glad and proud to wear these uniforms! Purple is not my favourite color but the uniform is well designed and I am sure the volunteers will be wearing it years after the Games!

    Are you still waiting for some news to know if you will be ...

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  • Marjolaine’s inspired artwork!

    Tuesday 22 November 2011

    Hi All,

    I’ve just published a news article about Marjolaine Perreten, a student from ERACOM (Ecole Romande d’Art et de Communication), who created the artwork prize for the recent European Athletics Women’s Leadership Awards.

    I remember that we met her and some other students two months ago and it was not easy to choose the best piece of artwork from the ones they had produced as everybody had done well. Finally, though, we plumped for Marjolaine’s design.

    Marjolaine was great to work with and did everything to create something that closely reflected our sport and the ...

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