Dr Ott Pärna, CEO of the SCULT Foundation, made a keynote speech at the EU Healthy Lifestyle 4 All seminar

On 23 September, a Day of Slovenian Sports and an International Sports for All seminar took place in Bled, Slovenia, during which the Opening Ceremony of the European Week of Sports 2021 took place, and a new pan-European initiative #HealthyLifestyle4All was launched.

Read more about the new initiative here: https://sport.ec.europa.eu/healthylifestyle4all

Dr Ott Pärna, CEO of the SCULT Foundation, made a keynote speech at the EU Healthy Lifestyle 4 All seminar. In his speech on a holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle in Europe, he focused on two topics:

  • the need for the European Health Deal, to move radically and holistically towards prevention in policy, funding, R&D, innovation and action, and to significantly increase personal awareness and action in a healthy lifestyle, and
  • the MyPromise Europe campaign, where physically active and sporty people invite their less-active friends to exercise and sport. Read more: https://www.facebook.com/MyPromise.eu/

The seminar was organised by Ms Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, and among the speakers were the following distinguished sport leaders and thinkers:

  • Mr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee IOC
  • Ms Simona Kustec, Minister for Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia
  • Mr Gianni Infantino, President of FIFA
  • Mr Witold Bańka, President of World Anti-Doping, WADA
  • Dr. Kremlin Wickramasinghe, WHO European Office for Prevention and Control of Non-communicable
  • Diseases, Division of Country Health Programs
  • Mr Spyros Capralos, President of the European Olympic Committees
  • Mr Renato Arena, Senior Vice-President of the Confederation of European Volleyball
  • Mr Neil Narriman, President of the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry

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