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TAFISA World Congress 2023 Website: now live!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our official Congress website!

The website will serve as a hub for all information related to the upcoming Congress, including the schedule, registration details, and speaker lineup. We encourage everyone to visit the website and explore the exciting opportunities that await at this year's Congress. Don't forget to follow us on social media for even more updates and news! 

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 Latest News
Poster Session - Call for Abstracts
Take the opportunity to become part of the 28th TAFISA World Congress 2023, Düsseldorf, Germany!
Submit your idea for the Poster Session
to until 30 June 2023.

For more information about the poster session, please click on the following link:
 Call for Abstracts_Poster Session.pdf
TAFISA Joins EU Sport Forum in Stockholm
On 2-3 May, a TAFISA delegation comprised of President Wolfgang Baumann, Vice-President for Europe Denis Karakasis, and Board Member Jacqueline Kronenburg joined the EU Sport Forum 2023 held in Stockholm on 2-3 May. | Read More...

[Video] - Relive our Workshop on Integrating Cultural Heritage, Sport and Physical Activity
The workshop on Integrating Cultural Heritage, Sport and Physical Activity explored how we can provide more opportunities for physical activity through cultural heritages. and open more cultural heritage sites for Sport for All activities.  | Relive the Workshop here

TAFISA President Meets CoE EPAS Executive Secretary
On 26-27 April, TAFISA President Wolfgang Baumann and Council of Europe Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) Executive Secretary Sophie Kwasny met at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. | Read More...
TAFISA and Leipzig University's Sports Science Faculty are proud to offer a Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Sports Development to empower current and future leaders to work in sports organisations, providing them with the knowledge, expertise, and tools to develop Sport for All and grassroots sports.

The deadline for application to the M.A. Programme is 31 July 2023 - apply now and spread the word!

Visit for more information on how you can apply!
TAFISA Joins EPAS Webinar on Human Rights of Transgender and Intersex Athletes
TAFISA Treasurer Janez Sodrznik joined the public Webinar on Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Transgender and Intersex Ahletes in Sports, which was held on 24 April in Paris and online. The event was organised by the Council of Europe’s Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS), and featured panel discussions on combating discrimination and ensuring greater educational awareness of the human rights of transgender and intersex athletes. | Read More...

INTERACT+ Project Partners Meet in Limerick!
From 19-21 April, the University of Limerick hosted the first transnational partner meeting of the ‘International and European Sport Organisations Activate Citizens – Plus (INTERACT+) project. During the three-day meeting participants engaged in constructive discussions and open exchange of ideas, creating an inspiring atmosphere that positively contributed to the project's progress.  | More on the INTERACT+ website...

TAFISA Joins Billie Jean King Cup Conference on Equal Opportunities in Sports
On 14 April, a conference and round table on "equal opportunities in sport" was held in Koper, Slovenia, and provided an opportunity for TAFISA Treasurer Janez Sodrznik to share insights and best practices from TAFISA's ongoing efforts to promote gender equity and inclusion in sports. | Read More...

The 2022 Japanese National Sports-Life Survey

The Sasakawa Sports Foundation (SSF), a TAFISA National member organisation, has released the "2022 National Sports-Life Survey." The purpose of this survey is to gauge the extent of Japanese participation in sports and physical activities. | Read More.. 

You can find more news on our website.
 Upcoming Events
August - TAFISA Mission 2030 Workshop: Social Inclusion, Online
23-30 September - European Week of Sport, Europe
1 October - TAFISA World Walking Day - 24 Hours Around the Globe, Worldwide
October - TAFISA Mission 2030 Workshop: Community & Volunteerism, Online
3 November - TAFISA General Assembly 2023, Düsseldorf, Germany
You can find more events on our website.
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 What you can do
Be a Master of Sport for All
TAFISA and Leipzig University's Sports Science Faculty are proud to offer a MA in International Sports Development to empower current and future leaders working in sports organisations. Visit for more information on how you can apply!
TAFISA Mission 2030
Read and Support TAFISA's Mission 2030 for a better world through Sport for All!
TAFISA Capacity-building programs
TAFISA provides comprehensive capacity building opportunities through education, training, and knowledge and experience sharing platforms which are interactive sessions geared towards a coherent learning pathway for volunteers, staff, managers, and leaders of the Global Sport for All Movement. 
TAFISA is inviting member organisations to apply for hosting TAFISA capacity-building programmes in 2023!
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