UNESCO European Athletics Young Leaders Community


  • A nice example of responsible engagement and how sport events can exhibit the best values.

    Friday 25 March 2011

    Earlier this month, Laurent presented to us the EcoTrail of Paris. This event is now taking place this week end, more than 6000 people will participate, supported by 400 volunteers.

    This event is full of good practice and ideas that benefit the sports and enroll people for some responsible action.

    Especially, I wanted to draw your attention to the Ethical chart which to me is a very good and concrete example of responsible engagement towards the nature, the people and the sports; in summary a best practice of how to use the value of sports to engage the community in ...

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  • Planning for success

    Wednesday 16 March 2011

    As you know, in Slovenia this year is really important for athletics. In my city of Velenje, we are organizing the 16th EA Classic Athletic Meeting in June and the 18th SPAR European Cross Country Championships in December. As you can imagine, such projects are demanding and a great challenge for the local organizing committee and also for me as member of the LOC in both projects.

    In such a busy year it becomes really clear that every organizer must plan all activities in order to prepare well. A high level of organization for such projects is required by European ...

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  • Instructions to customise the Young Leaders Community account

    Friday 11 March 2011

    Dear all,

    Just a short blog to share useful information about setting up your accounts.

    - I would like to remind everyone that it would be great that there is a picture and a country filled in your profile to make the community the best possible.
    - Thank you for your collaboration here :o)

    Notification Settings:
    - It might not be so easy to find but you are in control of the platform and how you get notified about things happening on the community.
    o By clicking on “Notification”, on the right side of the Young Leaders Community page
    o Then Scrolling ...

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  • UK Athletics Youth Advisory Group

    Tuesday 08 March 2011

    As part of our commitment to improve the experience that young people enjoy in our sport, UK Athletics have established a Youth Advisory Group (YAG).

    The YAG is made up of 14 young people aged between 16 and 25. With the members being selected from coaches, athletes, officials, leaders, and administrators, we have a wide range of knowledge and experience, which will be used to assist UK Athletics to improve the way in which we support the young people we work with, regardless of their role or level of involvement.

    The YAG recently held their first meeting at the national ...

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  • Ecotrail Paris Ile-de-France: The Vital Role of Volunteers

    Thursday 03 March 2011

    The Eco-Trail of Paris Ile-de-France 2011 organised by the « Trailers of Paris » will take place on March 26. This event proposes to discover the fun of trail running in natural landscape in Ile de France. It is designed to provide the opportunity to a maximum of persons to participate whatever the level of physical performance.

    During this week end the people can choose from four separates events/distances:
    - The 80km which starts from St-Quentin-en-Yvelines and arrives in Paris on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. This trail comprises of 92% of tracks and paths, with 1500m of vertical gain ...

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