TAFISA Newsletter  |  February 2020
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7th TAFISA World Sport for All Games
7 Months to go for the 7th TAFISA World Sport for All Games!
Be one of 35,000 participants from 80+ countries joining us in Lisbon, Portugal
on 1-7 October 2020.
More information on the official website:
 Latest News
Kick-off Project Partner Meeting for “Europe in Action”
From 26th to 27th February, TAFISA hosted the kick-off meeting for the “Europe in Action” project in Frankfurt, Germany. Europe in Action is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission. Read More...
The TAFISA Annual Report 2019 is Out!
What have TAFISA and the Global Sport for All Movement been up to last year? Read the TAFISA Annual Report 2019 to find out. 
Featuring highlights from:
  • 26th TAFISA World Congress (Tokyo, Japan)
  • 1st TAFISA World Martial Arts Festival (Ulyanovsk, Russia)
  • TAFISA World Challenge Day & World Walking Day
  • Our regional activities in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe
  • Strategic partnerships with international stakeholders
  • ...and much more!
Active City Innovation Moves Forward
TAFISA and the partners of the “Active City Innovation” (ACI) project met in Munich, Germany, on 20–21 February to discuss the progress to date and plan future developments. Read More...
Join the TAFISA World Challenge Day 2020 on 27 May!
Like every year, the TAFISA World Challenge Day (WCD) will take place on 27 May, encouraging cities from all over the world to compete in making their citizens active for at least 15 minutes.
Register now to take part in the TAFISA World Challenge Day 2020!
TAFISA Attends 3rd International Ethnosport Forum
in Antalya, Turkey

The 3rd International Ethnosport Forum was held in Antalya, Turkey, from 22nd to 23rd February. This event was hosted by the World Ethnosport Confederation (WEC) with the theme of “Reviving Traditional Sports”. Read More...
TAFISA Europe Steering Committee Meets in Frankfurt
Following its election last November in Tokyo, the new TAFISA Europe Steering Committee (SC) met for the first time and discussed  its work plan for the next four years. The agenda included discussions on the various Erasmus+ projects TAFISA is leading or a partner of and the 2nd TAFISA European Sport for All Games 2022 in Italy, among others. The SC decided that a survey will soon be shared among European TAFISA members to identify their needs and priorities, informing the work and direction of TAFISA Europe. 
TAFISA Family Day - Share Your Good Work With the World!
How does it work?
  • Fill and send us the Family Day form
  • Send us a picture(s) of the programme or event you want to share and promote
  • TAFISA will publish it across its social media platforms, sharing your good work with the whole world

Download the entry form (#TAFISAFamilyDay form), complete it and return it along with photos to to participate!

You can find more news on our website.
 Upcoming Events
12-14 March - Meeting Belarus President’s Sports Club, Minsk, Belarus
26-27 March - EU Sport Forum, Zagreb, Croatia
22 April - BeActive Beach Games Final Conference, Barcelona, Spain
29-30 April - CIGEPS Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland
8-10 May - TAFISA BoD Meeting, Frankfurt, Germany
27 May - TAFISA World Challenge Day, Worldwide
2 June - InSport Final Conference, Dublin, Ireland
3-7 September - 16th ASFAA Congress, Seoul, South Korea
23-30 September - European Week of Sport, Europe
24-26 October - Smart Cities and Sport Summit, Lausanne, Switzerland
29-31 October - Sports, Medicine and Health Summit, Hamburg, Germany
3-4 October, TAFISA World Walking Day, Worldwide
10-11 November - FAIR+ Forum, Brussels, Belgium
November - IOC Sport & Active Society Commission Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland
December - AUSC Region 5 Youth Games and TAFISA CLC, Lesotho
You can find more events on our website.
Want to share your story or event?
TAFISA is always proud to share the good work of its members with the Global Sport for All Movement.  Please send articles (in English) and pictures of programmes or events you want to share to
 What you can do
Apply for Patronage
If your organisation will host a Sport for All event you have the opportunity to apply for TAFISA patronage.
TAFISA Mission 2030
Read and Support TAFISA's Mission 2030 for a better world through Sport for All!

Learn more:
TAFISA Mission 2030
Introduce Certified Leadership Courses (CLCs) or Reach Out Day to your country
TAFISA Certified Leadership Courses in Sport for All and Reach out Day were developed to train and qualify national Sport for All leaders around the globe. Learn more:
CLCsReach Out
c/o Commerzbank / Filiale Höchst
Hostatostraße 2
D-65929 Frankfurt am Main
Tel: +49 (0) 69 973 935 990
Fax: +49 (0) 69 973 935 995
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