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9/3/2017

ISCA Secretary General presents good governance pledge at EU Sport Forum

“Even some sports organisations in this room need to work on their governance,” ISCA Secretary General Jacob Schouenborg. ISCA made an official pledge today at the EU Sport Forum in Malta ...

 

9/4/2014

Quality at the heart of competition between recreation providers

By ISCA Secretary General Jacob Schouenborg The need and demand for recreational sport and physical activity programs has never been greater. The same goes for the supply side. Offers of ... Read...

 

20/12/2013

ISCA to cooperate with education service in Colombia

ISCA and Colombia’s National Service of Learning (SENA) have signed an agreement to work together on a series of topics in the future. The agreement will pave the way for transfers of knowledge ...

 

10/10/2013

ISCA Annual Report 2013 Now Available

2013 has seen new paths open up for ISCA and its partners to get more people active. We believe that challenges should be turned into opportunities in order to give the best impulse to get society ......

 

10/10/2013

FINAL PROGRAMME RELEASED MOVE CONGRESS 2013

An international network of speakers and delegates from a range of sectors will meet with a key common interest: to find innovative ways of engaging people in physical activity and grassroots sport .....

 

11/9/2013

NOWWEMOVE INSPIRES LAUNCH OF MOVE BRASIL CAMPAIGN

ISCA started its NowWeMove Campaign with a vision to get 100 million more Europeans involved in sport and physical activity by 2020. Now Europe’s biggest community sport campaign is inspiring .....

 

24/5/2013

YesWeRun training programme kicks off in Denmark

The Long Term International Project Management training programme – YesWeRun – kicked off the first of three steps in Tisvildeleje, Denmark, from 15-21 April. The training programme ... Re...

 

24/5/2013

INTERVIEW WITH MARIJE VAN MONTFOORT

Marije van Montfoort, Director of Consult Actief This month ISCA interviewed Marije van Montfoort, one of the Directors of the Dutch consultancy Consult Actief, to find out more about the ... Rea...

 

24/5/2013

ISCA Opinion on MINEPS V

ISCA’s recommendation to the International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS V) to take place in Berlin on 28-30 May 2013. It...

 

24/5/2013

HIGHLIGHT FROM AN ACTIVE NETWORK PROJECT PARTNER

Castellón County Council and sport organisation MIM Marató i Mitja in Spain (both ACTIVE Network project partners) have established an effective partnership which was rewarded in May ......

 

24/5/2013

Interview with Pál Szekeres

ISCA speaks to Pál Szekeres, Hungarian Deputy State Secretary of Sports, about physical education reform in HungaryAcross the world physical inactivity and sedentary lifestyles are threatening ...

 

25/4/2013

ISCA AWARDED €1 MILLION

€1MILLION GRANT AWARDED TO MOVE WEEK 2013  ... Read more

 

23/4/2013

Good Governance in Grassroots Sport: Guidelines

“The last four years the economic crisis has dominated and influenced most societies and citizens. Across Europe all societies are looking for ways to recover and regain economic and societal .....

 

15/3/2013

"INSPIRING THE WORLD TO AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE!"

 The National Danish Performance Team is travelling the whole world with their show “ZOOM” and with a message of healthy living and an active lifestyle. The 28 young Danes have just ....

 

28/2/2013

ISCA PUSHING PROJECT BOUNDARIES ONCE AGAIN WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE ACTIVE NETWORK PROJECT

ISCA have launched the Active Networks Project, bringing municipalities and Sport organisations together to look at effective partnership and highlight best practice in partnership working for the ......

 

17/1/2013

A pool of Top Political leaders that will MOVE Good Governance in Grassroots Sport

Over the last six months, ISCA has led a series of training on Good Governance in Grassroots Sports for leaders within sport for all organisations across Europe. The impact of these trainings for the ...

 

17/12/2012

SPORT CAN GIVE MORE TO SOCIETY

 Interview with Sylvia Schenk, Senior advisor for sport, Transparency International. Why did Transparency get involved in the Good Governance in Grassroots Sport Project?SS: "We have worked ...

 

17/12/2012

LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND GRASSROOTS SPORT ORGANISATIONS PARTNERING FOR MORE ACTIVE CITIZENS

   WHAT’S THE CONTEXT?Physical inactivity might not have been yet identified as the public enemy n°1 but soon will it be. Indeed it is a true epidemic: a fast growing ... Read...

 

6/12/2012

A journey with active European young citizens

 You may wonder how a journey with 100 young European active citizens in the field of youth and sport may look like... what is this movement and wave you may have already felt.Well true is big .....

 

6/12/2012

EUROPE IS LISTENING TO YOUTH

This is the key message sent by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner responsible for education, youth and sport, who made us the honour to answer to our questions on the occasion of .....

 

26/11/2012

WHY ORGANISATIONS SHOULD THINK ABOUT GOVERNANCE?

 At the the Good Governance in Grassroots Sport second training for top political leader in Tallinn (9-11 November 2012), we discussed with Patrick McGrattan –Belfast City Council- and...

 

22/11/2012

WHY ORGANISATIONS SHOULD THINK ABOUT GOVERNANCE?

At the the Good Governance in Grassroots Sport second training for top political leader in Tallinn (9-11 November 2012), we discussed with Patrick McGrattan –Belfast City Council- and asked him ...

 

16/11/2012

FROM EUROVOLNET TO GGGS

The life expectancy and the value of grassroots sports organisations rely on two main pillars: volunteers and good governance.This is the message from Jean Camy, University Lyon 1 (France), ...

 

16/11/2012

GGGS: WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

Saska Benedicic Tomat, Good Governance in Grassroots Sports (GGGS) Project manager, shares with us her vision and expectations for the project. Get ready to think again! Self-reflection and open-...

 

16/11/2012

GGGS DILLEMMAS AND CHALLENGES

 Defining and implementing a good governance is a long journey, one of those that require engagement, commitment and long term thinking and leadership, one of those you will never find a map or G...

 

15/11/2012

GGGS: WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

Saska Benedicic Tomat, Good Governance in Grassroots Sports (GGGS) Project manager, shares with us her vision and expectations for the project. Get ready to think again! Self-reflection and ... R...

 

15/11/2012

FROM EUROVOLNET TO GGGS

The life expectancy and the value of grassroots sports organisations rely on two main pillars: volunteers and good governance.This is the message from Jean Camy, University Lyon 1 (France), who ....

 

15/11/2012

GGGS DILLEMMAS AND CHALLENGES

 Defining and implementing a good governance is a long journey, one of those that require engagement, commitment and long term thinking and leadership, one of those you will never find a map or ....

 

31/10/2012

GOOD GOVERNANCE IN GRASSROOTS SPORT

 Top political leaders of Grassroots sport organisations would like to know how different organisations develop strategic goals and direction. How the board of the organisation monitors the per...

 

28/10/2012

BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE CONGRESS

Participants, speakers, moderators and volunteers shared with us their visions and experiences of the event.  A plateform to open new frontiers“It think this congress is important to ....

 

28/10/2012

MOVE2012 VISION FOR THE SPORT FOR ALL SECTOR

  “Life itself is but Motion” (Thomas Hobbes, 1651) – so life is movement. Since the very early age of human history, human being has been driven both by cooperation and .....

 

25/10/2012

MOVE Congress reaching new frontiers

MOVE Congress 2012 has just started and in an action packed opening ceremony delegates were inspired by promises, entertainment and a binding signing act. Values, Actions, Results. Three words .....

 

10/10/2012

WELCOME TO THE MOVE CONGRESS 2012 YES THE SPORT FOR ALL SECTOR CAN DO IT!

  Two weeks ahead of the first ever MOVE Congress organised outside Europe, we are delighted to share with you our vision for an event which we do already consider as full of promises.Our .....

 

25/9/2012

DESIGNED TO MOVE CO-AUTHOR TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE MOVE CONGRESS 2012

 We are delighted to announce Lisa MacCallum Carter as a keynote speaker for the MOVE Congress 2012.Lisa is the Managing Director of Access to Sport, an organization supported by NIKE Inc ... Rea...

 

21/9/2012

Are you ready for MOVE WEEK?

  MOVE WEEK, 1 – 7 October 2012, is an annual European wide campaign week promoting sport and physical activity and their positive impact on European societies. MOVE WEEK engages ... R...

 

21/9/2012

DESIGNED TO MOVE: A FRAMEWORK FOR CROSS SECTOR ACTION LAUNCHED AT THE CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE

ISCA is pleased to have actively taken part in shaping the Designed to Move Framework for Action among its peers of physical activity and grassroots sport. It is an honour to be an Endorser of this .....

 

14/9/2012

NEW TOOLS FOR USING YOUTH SPORT AS A DRIVER FOR INCREASING HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 Outcomes of the “SWELL project: YOUTH TRAINING FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS”, co-organised by ISCA and UFOLEP. From 18 to 25th of August 2012, 21 young people from 7 different ... Re...

 

14/9/2012

MOVE-ing CLOSER TO A COMPREHENSIVE GOOD PRACTICE COLLECTION IN EUROPE

 The most comprehensive good practices collection in the field of physical activity promotion in socially disadvantaged groups in Europe! This is indeed what the MOVE project is aiming ... R...

 

14/9/2012

BIG EVENTS DO NOT BOOST PARTICIPATION

  The argument that big sport events boost participation is used frequently. Indeed it often comes in relation to the bidding as well as the political process of legitimising the often huge ...

 

14/9/2012

WHY TO BE ACTIVE IN VOLUNTEERING IN SPORT?

Designed to provide inspiration and motivation to national associations, political leaders and volunteer service managers, the EuroVolNet Tutorial has been launched recently as the final product ...

 

13/8/2012

Good Governance in Grassroots Sport Education program

GGGS project,  supported by the European Commission, Education and Culture DG, under the “2011 Preparatory Action in the Field of Sport”, is addressing organizational top leaders by ....

 

10/7/2012

MOVE WEEK 2012 KICK OFF

20 of ISCA’s European members organizations gathered in Berlin to prepare the MOVE Week 2012. These key stakeholders discussed strategies on how to involve local members and clubs in their ... R...

 

21/6/2012

MOVE-ing on up

As a summer of sporting competition approaches, ISCA President Mogens Kirkeby tells Public Service Review why a joint effort is needed to create a more active Europe... ... Read more

 

14/5/2012

GGGS Principles

GGGS project partners and ISCA developed and accepted GGGS Principles. Project partners will now follow these practical for every day use with specific relevance for grassroots sport, including c...

 

24/4/2012

GGGS Workshop

The Workshop gave time and space for further discussion between GGGS Partners to improve the coordination in good governance cross Europe. The workshop was an opportunity to discuss principles in gove...

 

10/4/2012

ISCA launches the European MOVE WEEK

At the occasion of the SPORTVISION2012 Conference hosted within the framework of the Danish Presidency of the European Union, the International Sport and Culture Assoction ISCA has announced the ... R...

 

20/3/2012

European Championship in Club Innovation 2013

In support of the vision ‘100 million more EU citizens active in sport and physical activity by 2020’ the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Associations (DGI) and International Sport and ... Re...

 

20/3/2012

SPORTVISION2012 Conference Videos

Check-out the latest videos from the Sportvision2012 Conference feauturing: Mr. Uffe Elbæk, Danish Minister for Culture and SportMs. Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner, Education, ....

 

7/2/2012

Good Governance in Grassroots Sports is a hot topic

21 project partners from 13 different countries met for the first time in the project period in Ljubljana at the end of January for a Kick off meeting. Project partners express their readiness to ... ...

 

18/1/2012

GGGS project Kick-off meeting

Ljubljana, 25. – 27.1.2012 Governance in sport is a hot topic, whether we are working at the national or community level, everything from setting strategic plans to managing boards needs to...

 

9/1/2012

Good governance in grassroots sport

sportanddev asked ISCA and Sport & Citizenship about their perspectives on good governance in grassroots sport. In an exclusive interview sportanddev talks to ISCA's Secretary General, Jacob ... R...

 

25/11/2011

Good Governance in Grassroots Sport

Good Governance in elite and professional sport would typically address challenges such as corruption, match fixing, doping, excessive salaries, etc. ISCA claims that Good Governance is equally ....