EU Sport Forum 2022

Coalition attended the EU Sport Forum 16-17 June 2022, Lille (France)

On 16 and 17 June 2022 the European Commission, in cooperation with the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union, hosted the 2022 ...
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Outsiders Project: Dora Atim, Photo Credit: Phil Young for The Outsiders Project x SquareSpace

Outsiders Diversity report

The North Face, adidas, Arc’teryx and Patagonia come together in a new report highlighting the lack of diversity in Outdoor Culture.
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Coalition joins European Commission Green Sport Expert Group
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Coalition adds outdoor perspective to European Commission Expert Group

We are delighted to report that the It’s Great Out There Coalition has been invited to join the European Commission’s Expert Group on ‘Green Sport’. ...
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It’s Great Out There Coalition pledges to deliver thousands of Outdoor Activity Days to support European Commission’s HealthyLifestyle4All campaign

The It’s Great Out There Coalition is delighted to support HealthyLifestyle4All, the European Commission’s two-year campaign that aims to link sport and active lifestyles with ...
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Aiming for a greener approach to outdoor activities and sport

One of the trickier tasks for everyone involved in the #itsgreatoutthere campaign is achieving our overarching objective of getting more ...
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Woman running in park
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Major new research confirms link between physical activity and better COVID-19 outcomes

The British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) has published details of a major research project with COVID-19 patients, undertaken by ...
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Putting the outdoors at the heart of Europe’s post pandemic recovery plan

The whole of Europe is now turning its focus on how society and the economy will recover after the pandemic and that is reflected in ...
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It’s Great Out There Coalition: Annual Report 2020

Last December, we held our General Assembly (online, of course), updating our members about activities during 2020 and outlining plans for the year ahead. Despite ...
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WHO guidelines on physical activity
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“Being physically active…can help add years to life and life to years”

At #itsgreatoutthere campaign HQ (which moves around, but is usually on a hill or mountain somewhere), we were very interested to see the news that ...
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Bringing nature back to our #BeActive lives – free online event on Thursday 10 December

Next week, our colleagues at the European Outdoor Group (EOG) will be participating in an exciting online seminar, organised by the European Network of Outdoor ...
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