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22 Apr 2010
IOC News , Sport and Active Society

Last places for the 2010 World Sport for All Congress!

If you want to get one of the last places for the 13th World Sport for All Congress, register now at The event will be held in Jyväskylä, Finland, from 14 to 17 June 2010. Once again, experts from different fields will share experiences and the latest findings in promoting sport for everyone.

Key event

The World Sport for All Congress is organised every second year and is a key event in the calendar of the Olympic family, specialised NGOs, researchers, governments and UN bodies.

In plenary and in parallel

During the four-day Congress, guest speakers will give presentations during five plenary sessions on the following topics:

- Follow-up of the 12th World Sport for All Congress and the 2009 Olympic Congress
- Evidence-based debate: what are the challenges in choosing the target groups in Sport for All?
- Counteracting the spread of the physical inactivity epidemic
- Local, continental and global strategies to promote Sport for All
- Future directions

The plenary sessions will be followed by parallel sessions with contributions, either from a scientific, practical or policy-related view-point.

Organised by the LIKES Research Centre and the University of Jyväskylä, the Congress will be hosted by the Finnish Olympic Committee under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee, in collaboration with the World Health Organization and Sportaccord/GAISF.

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