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Support for MOVE Week in Slovenia came from all directions! May was a big month for the NowWeMOVE campaign in Slovenia. After obtaining formal support from the Presidency of the Republic and the Ministry of Health, the Sports Union of Slovenia (SUS) – Slovenia’s National Coordinator – worked with the sport and humanitarian club “Vztrajaj […]

Over 600 school children at MOVE Week event in Sicily

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More than 600 children, accompanied by their parents, took part in a morning of MOVE Week games in Avola (in province of Syracuse, Sicily), Italy, on Wednesday 25 May. The event was a collaboration between Italian MOVE Week National Coordinator UISP and the School De Amicis of Avola to promote healthy food and lifestyle among […]

Slovenian President supports MOVE Week

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The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, has become an honorary patron of MOVE Week in Slovenia, which is being coordinated at the national level by the Sports Union of Slovenia (SUS). President Pahor is also supporting, among other initiatives, a national sport and physical activity campaign, “Slovenia on the Move” (Slovenija v […]

Denmark breaks MOVE Week event record

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Denmark has surged ahead with its best MOVE Week event tally to date, with 168 events taking place around the country from 23-29 May. This year, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation has linked its annual Bike2Work month (Vi cykler til arbejde) to MOVE Week. Bike2Work encourages people to use their bike for commuting and everyday transportation, […]

Slovakia ready with over 200 MOVE Week 2016 events

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If you’re living in Slovakia or enjoying a spring getaway there next week, chances are you will notice a lot of activity as you’re exploring its cities – and most likely a few people wearing the same orange t-shirts. That’s because Slovakia’s MOVE Agents have managed to organise 220 MOVE Week events that will take […]

“If you want to go far, go together”

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There is an African proverb that says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This was a good motto for the gathering of NowWeMOVE campaign National Coordinators in Mulğa, Turkey, from 18 to 21 February this year. The meeting was hosted by Turkish National Coordinator, Feridun […]

Growing trends in physical activity: Leveraging mass events for sustainable physical activity participation

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The Growing Trends in Physical Activity workshop at the MOVE Congress 2015 was moderated by Dr. Niamh Murphy, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, who started the session with a pressing question for international sport: Can major events be part of the strategy of NGOs to attract inactive people to sport and physical activity offers? The […]

MOVE Congress highlights: Keeping the elderly active

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When we talk about inactivity we often refer to children and adolescents, knowing that 4 out of 5 European youngsters are not active enough. Meanwhile, we rarely think of elderly people aged 60+ who, willingly or not, are often subject to problems associated with inactivity. One of the MOVE Congress workshops was dedicated to the […]

NowWeMOVE the Internet: channeling health, energy and performance

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It’s impossible to deny the importance of social media today. It has proven to be a powerful tool for communication and information exchange. Social media’s importance for social, educational and motivational purposes is growing – new friendships and partnerships are being born, people are learning more and finding inspiration in others. NowWeMOVE is a campaign […]

Children with disabilities were magical MOVErs of MOVE Week in Croatia

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By Kristina Sekulic, Croatian MOVE Agent Last week, 30 children from SUVAG Polyclinic (a MOVE Agent in both 2014 and 2015) took part in a MOVE Week challenge, demonstrating the way they can rehabilitate their senses and motorics through play. The staff from the polyclinic created a magical forest in a surrounding green area especially for them and their guests […]