EU-funded project Voices for truth and dignity (VOICE) is entering its last stages. On April 5, a national forum on sexual harassment and violence was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, as one of the last events before the final conference in May.
On April 4, the delegations of the National University Sports Federations of Poland and Hungary and Candidate Cities for European Universities Games 2022-2024 met in Budapest. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the mutual cooperation in the field of university sport, and especially the cooperation in organisation of European Universities Games 2022-2024, in case of a positive decision of the EUSA Executive Committee.
8th March, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world. At this special day women’s achievement are recognized regardless to their nationality, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political affiliation. Gender equality is doubtless a hot topic nowadays also in sport, international sport federations are trying to make a change, but many of the organizations still do not see the problem, not even mention about the need of the change.
Mr Sinisa Jasnic, President of the University Sport Federation of Serbia (USSS) visited today the EUSA Office to meet with Secretary General Mr Matjaz Pecovnik. The aim of the visit was to inform and clarify the latest events in the field of university sport in Serbia, related as well with the preparation of the European Universities Games 2020.
The 50th International ASA Games were celebrated between March 12 and 22 in Eilat, Israel. Over 1500 students took part in the ASA Israel International Championship. The event was also accompanied by a leadership conference with international participation.
EUSA Supervision Commission representatives, Mr Haris Pavletic, SVC President and Mr Besim Aliti, EUSA Sports Manager, visited Coimbra on March 25-26 and met the Organizing Committee Representatives in order to discuss the progress of the key organizational areas of the European Universities Games 2018, which will be held from July 15-28, 2018.
At the occasion of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Sofia hosted the EU Sport Forum 2018 on March 22 and 23. Over 350 participants attended the event which brought together policy makers and key stakeholders active in European sport. European University Sports Association (EUSA) was also represented in Sofia.