UNESCO European Athletics Young Leaders Community


  • A story from Denmark

    Tuesday 09 June 2015

    This year I have been active in athletics for 16 years (since I was 5 years old). My young leader role started in my own club, where I took over the team for kids of 8-10 years old, after that I have been working on many projects and been active in the Danish athletic federation and my club.

    At the same time, I have been active on the track, since I am a middle/long distance runner with 5 km as my primary discipline. The important thing in this story is that, I don’t think I would be involved ...

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  • European Week of Sport #BeActive

    Thursday 04 June 2015

    Yesterday the European Commission launched the “EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORT”, an initiative that has the main goal of getting people moving all around Europe!

    With the slogan of “INFORM. INSPIRE. FACILITATE.” the European Week of Sport aims to promote sport and physical activity across Europe. The Week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level. With a focus on grassroots initiatives, it will inspire Europeans to #BeActive on a regular basis and create opportunities in peoples’ everyday lives to exercise more.

    What I found more interesting and relevant for the Young Leaders Community is that European Athletics will ...

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