UNESCO European Athletics Young Leaders Community


  • Time flies in Denmark since Young Leaders Forum

    Monday 29 September 2014

    Over a month ago, we all were in Zürich at the forum, and had a good time together, but what has changed since then?

    After the …
    My thoughts revolve around the athletic world in a completely new way compared to before the forum. That is one of the biggest changes. Every time I have a task in the committee or in my club, it will be priority number one!

    And I think it is because we have been a part of a huge experience at the forum and also in the stadium. We experienced one of the biggest and fastest-growing ...

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  • It was a wonderful feeling to contribute to Zurich's Forum success

    Monday 22 September 2014

    As the European Athletics Championships were held in the middle of August in Zürich, the UNESCO Young Leaders Forum was hosted at the same time in the Swiss city, in which I was representing Hungary.

    I was pretty much excited about the journey, because it required lots of pre-organizations and –work. Among other things, each participant had to prepare a big display about an athletics-related topic. These posters were later exhibited on the Forum. My topic was about the importance of the Kids’ Athletics, and especially my little kids’ group, whom I have been training for 3 years now, within ...

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  • Life time experience – Zurich style 2014

    Friday 19 September 2014

    Between 10th and 15th of August 2015 I had the honor to be part of something very special. All the people who were involved will understand me very well. I mean the EA-UNESCO Young Leaders Forum held in Zurich together with the European Athletics Championship.

    First of all everything related to the Forum and the Championship was with “perfect Swiss timing”. The organizing committee of the Championship and the organizers of the Forum did a perfect job and in my opinion everything was more than perfect. I can express only one negative side of everything – it was too short in ...

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  • Zurich 2014… will always be in my memory

    Monday 08 September 2014

    A month ago I was contacting young leaders and preparing for the Young Leaders Forum. The team involved into the organization was working hard to finalize all the details in order to have everything ready: logistics, program, workshop facilitation, registration of participants and projects on the www.athleticscommunity.org and many other activities. The pre-forum activities were fun, but it was just the beginning.

    During the 5 intense days of the Forum, I met many talented young leaders that will have a huge impact in this community. I was inspired by many of the participants, speakers and also by athletes ...

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