Special edition newsletter: In this special edition ISCA newsletter, we kick-off No Elevators Day celebrations around the world, starting with Australia, and offer new learning opportunities with a Europe-China exchange.

Today's No Elevators Day the most international yet!

The fifth No Elevators Day is under way, as physical activity promoters in 40 countries and five continents are sealing off lifts and escalators in their buildings or public places to encourage more people to be active. As the globe turns, this year’s No Elevators Day has already started in Australia and will finish in the US and Latin America. 

Countries participating for the first time include Costa Rica, Peru, Georgia, India, Lebanon, Oman, Norway and Zimbabwe. Participation in No Elevators Day is voluntary and both event organisers and participants are encouraged to share their stair climbs on the day with the hashtags #NoElevatorsDay (UnDíaSinAscensores in Spanish speaking countries) and #TakeTheStairs.

ISCA is also partnering with WHO Europe and European Immunization Week to turn UN City in Copenhagen into an interactive learning and activity zone as a No Elevators Day flagship event. The initiative – and the combination of these two campaigns – is a unique example of a partnership between an intergovernmental institution and a civil society organisation.

Find an event near you or share your climb on social media #NoElevatorsDay

ISCA open call for Europe-China exchanges 

Are you working grassroots sport or physical activity leadership role in a European country? Would you like to broaden your horizon, gain valuable insights from other countries, and build your international network?

Now is the chance to apply for ISCA’s Europe-China exchange programme and join exciting visits to China and Hungary! There are 13 spots available. Send us your expression of interest by 15 May 2019. 

Read the full call here
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Tibor Navracsics confirmed as MOVE Congress speaker

Join us at the MOVE Congress from 16-18 October 2019 in Budapest for the most interactive conference yet. Early bird tickets are now available for the MOVE Congress 2019. This year's theme is Change the Game: It's Your MOVE.

We are continually updating the programme with new speakers as they are announced, with the latest speakers confirmed including EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics. Stay tuned for more updates.

Official MOVE Congress website
Preliminary programme
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Too busy to be active? No Elevators Day shows how easy it is to add a little heart-rate raising physical activity to your day.
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