It was time to celebrate Human Rights Day! But why do human rights matter to sport and physical activity?

NowWeMOVE Human Rights

By Alessandra Texeira   Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), on 10 December, 1958. The UDHR was the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the […]

Sometimes all it takes to rehumanise us is a little dance!

Integration of refugees sport

By Javier Mira, Mexico If pity makes you look down on someone and feel sorry for them, empathy is what makes you stand face-to-face and look them straight in the eye, breaking the barrier between them and us. From 18-20 October, we (the international students from the Ollerup Academy of Physical Education) had the chance […]

MOVEMENT as the source of HOPE

sport activities with refugees

For the last five years the NowWeMOVE campaign has been motivating citizens all over Europe to find and share their movements. Movements that give them joy, that connect them with their family and friends, and that help them to develop heathier and happier communities. And the work of these people, or MOVE Agents, has been […]

“We must create leaders in fitness and physical activity… then we can build a healthy world’’

What is it like to MOVE people in Greece and why does physical activity have a crucial role in people’s lives? Epaminondas Konstas is an active MOVE Agent in Greece, a Certified Personal Trainer and a Group Fitness Instructor. He has graduated from the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science of Democritus University of […]