• European Commission

    The European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture has developed the European Week of Sport to promote participation in sport and physical activity and to encourage Europeans to #BeActive.

    If you have any questions about the European Week of Sport and related activities, please contact us at: [email protected]

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  • Danish National Coordinating Body

    International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) has been appointed by the Danish Ministry of Culture to coordinate the European Week of Sport in Denmark.

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European partners

  • European Olympic Committee

    The EOC is the European branch of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Founded in 1968, the EOC today counts 50 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) as members, with its secretariat in Rome. In addition, the EOC has a representation office for the Olympic and Sports Movement in Brussels under the name of EOC EU Office.

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  • ENGSO

    The European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation (ENGSO) is a not for profit organisation with public responsibilities, the umbrella organisation of National Sport Confederations and National Olympic Committees from 40 European countries. ENGSO's mission is to promote the interest of sport organisations in Europe.

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  • EuropeActive

    EuropeActive, fomerly the European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA), is the (leading) not-for-profit organisation representing the whole of the European health & fitness sector in Brussels. The European health and fitness sector serves over 46 million consumers, generates 25.2 billion Euro in revenues, employs 400,000 people, and consists of 46,500 facilities.

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  • Special Olympics

    Special Olympics is an international organisation dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

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  • EFCS

    The European Federation for Company Sport (EFCS) is a voluntary non-profit organisation gathering national company sport federations from 39 different countries of which 21 EU states. These national federations are referent associations in their own countries to organise activities related to company sport that covers all types of sport and physical activities that can be organised by and within the company.

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  • TAFISA

    TAFISA is the leading international Sport for All organisation. It focuses on the need and opportunities for successful promotion of Sport for All at the European level by strengthening networking between members and supporting their activities carried out at national and local levels.

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  • FESI

    The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) is the representative body for the sporting goods sector in Europe. FESI engages with all European political institutions, along with other European authorities and bodies that are stakeholders in the industry. FESI represents some 1,800 companies with a combined annual turnover of more than 65 billion Euros.

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  • ACES Europe

    ACES Europe is a non-profit association which assigns every year since 2001 the recognitions of European Capital, City, Community and Town of Sport. The allocation of these recognitions are done by ACES Europe, according to the principles of responsibility and ethics, being aware that sport is a factor of aggregation of the society, improvement in the quality of life, psycho-physical well-being and complete integration within social classes in the community.

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  • ISCA

    The International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) is a global platform open to organisations working within the field of sport for all, recreational sports and physical activity. Created in 1995, ISCA is today a global actor closely cooperating with its 135 member organisations, international NGOs, and public and private sector stakeholders to embark on projects and campaigns that encourage broader participation in grassroots sport and physical activity.

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  • UEFA

    The Union of European Football Associations is the governing body for football at European level with a membership of 54 national football associations in Europe. It is one of six continental confederations of world football's governing body FIFA.

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  • EPFL

    The Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) is an association founded in 2005 and comprising 31 Member leagues and Associate Members across Europe. EPFL acts as the common voice of Professional Football Leagues in Europe on all matters of common interest.

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  • European Golf Association

    The European Golf Association declares as its foundation the observance of the Rules of Golf and Amateur Status as laid down by the R&A Limited. The Association concerns itself solely with matters of an international character. The European Golf Association is presently composed of 46 member countries.

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  • FIFPro

    The International Federation of Professional Footballers (FIFPro) is the worldwide representative organisation for all professional players; more than 65,000 footballers in total. Founded on December 15, 1965, FIFPro has 58 members, 2 candidate members and 5 observers.

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  • ICSS

    The ICSS is an independent and non-profit organisation and at the forefront of sport safety, security and integrity. ICSS play an increasingly integral role in addressing critical issues in sport such as corruption, betting fraud and transparency, as well as major event safety and venue security.

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  • European Sailing Federation (EUROSAF)

    The European Sailing Federation has the ultimate objective of being an organisation with all European National Sailing Authorities as full members (currently there are 419). The organisation will endeavour to coordinate and develop the sport of sailing through an exchange of information and facilitating decisions on matters of mutually agreed common interest.

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  • ECA

    The European Club Association (ECA) is the sole, independent body directly representing football clubs at European level. It exists to safeguard and promote their interests on European club football matters.

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  • ENAS

    The European Network of Academic Sports Services (ENAS) is the association of Sports Offices in Higher Education Institutions in Europe. It is a non-governmental, international alliance with a common interest in the promotion of higher education sport and physical activity.

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  • European Outdoor Group

    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) represents the interests of both outdoor brands and retailers of outdoor products. The scope of activities ranges from active engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility, through trade fair organisation and the coordination of market research.

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  • European Equestrian Federation (EEF)

    The European Equestrian Federation (EEF) is a modern and progressive organisation, whose responsibility does not end by leading nor regulating traditional equestrian disciplines. Its vision extends to promoting the values and contribution of equestrianism, encouraging and providing education based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its human and equine athletes by working together with all independent member bodies for the development of the sport, throughout Europe.

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  • European Lotteries

    The European Lotteries (EL) is the European umbrella organisation of national lotteries operating games of chance for the public benefit in 44 European countries - including all 27 EU Member States.

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  • EUSA: European University Sports Association

    The European University Sports Association (EUSA) is an umbrella organisation of national university sports federations in Europe. Its mission is to maintain and develop regular communication between the national federations and disseminate throughout Europe the ideals of university sport.

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  • Sport et Citoyenneté Sport and Citizenship

    Sport and Citizenship is a European think tank dedicated to the study of European public policies in the field of sport, and sport's societal impact in Europe.

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  • streetfootballworld

    streetfootballworld is a worldwide network of organisations that uses football as a tool to empower disadvantaged people. By connecting with partners from sport, business, politics and philanthropy, Streetfootballworld brings global power to local initiatives.

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  • UEG

    The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) counts 48 national member federations. It is a sports organisation, which reaches far beyond the borders of political Europe but nevertheless bears the idea of a united gymnastics nation.

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  • EBU

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s leading alliance of public service media with 73 Members in 56 countries across Europe and beyond. It supports and strengthens public service media, provides first-class media services and offers its members a centre for learning and sharing.

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  • Eurosport

    Eurosport Group is the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination. Part of Discovery Communications, the world’s No.1 pay-tv programmer, Eurosport is dedicated to delivering the most comprehensive live sports experience through compelling content and technical innovation. Eurosport.com is Europe’s No.1 online sports news website with up to 23 million visitors every month. Eurosport Events is the group’s expert division in the management and promotion of international sporting events.

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  • ESSNA

    The European Specialist Sport Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is the trade association representing the responsible voice of the sports nutrition sector in Europe. In addition to its engagement with EU policymaking, ESSNA runs a non-compliance campaign that seeks to protect consumers and enhance the reputation of the sector. More recently, ESSNA has launched a campaign to tackle inadvertent doping in sports nutrition, working to build a discussion forum for the industry, athletic organisations, anti-doping agencies and policymakers.

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  • European Handball Federation

    The European Handball Federation (EHF) is the umbrella organisation for 50 member federations and two associated federations (England and Scotland) – stretching to all corners of the European continent with its headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Since its foundation in November 1991, the EHF has taken on the role of ambassador for European handball, acting as a common voice for the European member federations and representing the entire European handball family on the international sporting stage.

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  • FIBA Europe

    FIBA Europe is the governing body for basketball in Europe, one of five Regions of FIBA (along with Africa, Americas, Oceania and Asia). As the governing body, FIBA Europe is responsible for controlling and developing the sport of basketball in Europe. FIBA Europe's mandate is to promote basketball throughout Europe and the supervision of competitions is a vital component of this task. These competitions range from the flagship national team tournaments, such as EuroBasket for Men and Women to mini-basketball.

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  • European Athletics

    European Athletics is the Area association of the International Association of Athletics Federations responsible for promoting and developing the sport of athletics (including track & field, road running, race walking, cross-country running, and mountain running) in 51 European countries. Our mission is to inspire and enable all Europeans to form a loyal relationship with our sport.

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