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  • After Amsterdam Forum, driving change in Belarus

    Tuesday 30 August 2016

    My name is Maryia Badzich and I was a participant at the 5th European Athletics Young Leaders Forum in Amsterdam. I was representing the Belarus Athletic Federation and together with other young leaders from all around Europe we actively participated at the 5-day seminar.

    Forum is a platform with a lot of different activities that help to look at yourself in the surroundings from different angles, to understand your own strengths and weaknesses, and to acquire new knowledge, experience and of course the business and informal contacts throughout Europe. European Athletics in collaboration with national and international partners, delivered some ...

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  • What I have learnt at the Forum in Amsterdam

    Tuesday 16 August 2016

    My name is Rauno Liitmäe and I was a participant at the 5th European Athletics Young Leaders Forum in Amsterdam. I was representing the Estonian Athletic Association (EAA) and together with other young leaders from all around Europe we actively participated at the 5-day seminar.

    During the Forum, we discussed about topics like project management, funding opportunities, doping prevention programs, innovative communications, sustainability of projects and initiatives, etc. The 3 most important lessons that I learnt are as follows:

    1. We cannot make great changes all on our own- we need a community, a bright-eyed people around us, who are ...

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