Be Active, Be Healthy!
23 September 2019 - 30 September 2019
The “Be Active, Be Healthy!” project is a joint initiative of European youth and sports organizations aiming to combat low physical activity rates, sedentary lifestyle, and unhealthy nutrition of young European citizens. The project represents the continuation of successful youth initiatives and European projects promoting wellbeing, social inclusion, and active citizenship through sport. The project aims to promote principles of solidarity, tolerance, and mutual understanding this way also fostering inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities.
With “Be Active, Be Healthy!” we would also like to reflect on the 11 European Youth Goals, which recognize the importance of well-being among young people.
The main objectives of the project:
Raise awareness of the importance of healthy and active living among young Europeans;
Develop young people’s knowledge on Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA), healthy nutrition, and sport-based volunteering;
Develop young people’s skills and competencies to become more health-conscious and active European citizens;
Make young people advocates of healthy and active living in their local communities;
Introduce the EU sport policy goals and the European Week of Sport (EWOS), thus bringing closer EU sport policy to young people;
Provide opportunities for young people with fewer opportunities through sport-based non-formal education.