EU Project IMPALA: policy for promoting sport and healt

Italian and European speakers for the round table organised in Rome the 25th February, at the Italian Parliament.

Policy of promotion of the physical activities and role of the sustainable sport infrastructures: this is the topic of the round table in programme for Thursday 25th February 2016 in Rome at the Italian Parliament.
This event is the first step of the European Project IMPALA (International Network to Implement EU Physical Activity Guidelines on Infrastructure Development), promoted by the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, in cooperation with Uisp Nazionale and other European organisations, funded by the Erasmus+ programme.
After the opening of MP Filippo Fossati, Antonio Borgogni from the Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale (another partner of the project) will introduce the work and the topics to be faced. Among the speakers: Vincenzo Manco (UISP President), Alfred Rutten (University of Erlangen and coordinator of the project), Francesco Tufarelli (Director Sport Department for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers), Roberto Pella (ANCI - Association of Italian Municipalities), Fulvio Matteoni (Decatlhon), Francesca Perna (Italian Paralympic Committee), Roberto Pallottini (Italian Federation of Cyclists), Erica Peroni and Letizia Marta (Region Lazio), Daminao Lembo (Us-Acli), Raffaella Basana (Udine Municipality, network health cities), Riccardo Consales (Cassino Municipality), Raffaele Sannicandro (Italian Olympic Committee). Conclusion by Raffaella Chiodo Karpinsky (UISP coordinator of Impala).
The goal of the project is to improve the access and the participation to sport as underlined by the HEPA recommendation. The activities foreseen the creation of participated processes which involved the public policies and the grassroots associations, creating multisectorial group of work.
Countries involved in the project: Germany, Italy, Austria, Finland, Lithuania, Denmark.


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