ICS + 2021-2023
PARTNER 1 - MUNICIPALITY OF VILA NOVA DE CERVEIRA - PORTUGAL
Country: MUNICIPALITY OF VILA NOVA DE CERVEIRA - PORTUGAL - PORTUGAL
Rui Teixeira, MAYOR OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF VILA NOVA DE CERVEIRA
Working and fostering social inclusion involves a permanent union of efforts. The dissemination of the event "Intergenerational Olympics" at European level through the 'In Common Sports' project recognizes that the social policy based on humanism and in the involvement of all ages, without borders or gender, is a role model for sustainable communities.
'In Common Sports' will certainly create a beneficial institutional interaction and an exceptional intergenerational exchange. The growing of committed and inclusive societies lies on this exchange of knowledge and wisdom between young and old generations As mayor of the Municipality that leads this project, I wish all the collaborators and participants all the success.
The mayor of the Municipality of Vila Nova de Cerveira
The municipality of Vila Nova de Cerveira (PORTUGAL) is located in the north-west peninsula, in the district of Viana do Castelo. The population in 2011 was 9,253 in an area of 108.47 km². The municipality is part of the traditional public administrative state sector, at the local level, developing its action pursuant to the law of local councils and other legislation applicable to the sector. Within the scope of the competences and duties provided in the law, one of Vila Nova de Cerveira municipality's central objective is the approach of local administration to citizens. As other basic areas, the municipality considers sport as a fundamental area to social and human development factor.
In terms of infrastructure or in the dynamics of cooperation with local associations, the municipality of Vila Nova de Cerveira has sought to live up to its responsibilities, contributing to the strengthening and development of this component in life of our local community. The promotion of sport practice - together with education and/or leisure - has been, over the years, a permanent concern of the Municipality of Vila Nova de Cerveira.
PARTNER 2 - COMUNE DI CESENA - ITALY
Country: COMUNE DI CESENA - ITALY - ITALY
Francesca Lucchi, COUNCILLOR OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CESENA
The Municipality of Cesena is proud to be partner of the In Common Sports project, since fostering active lifestyle among its population at every age is a priority for the city. Attracting elderly people to sports represents a great investment for their well-being, in terms of inclusion and socialising activities and in terms of mental and physical well-being as well. It represents also a concrete answer to the challenge of ageing society that we are facing in our countries. Integrated urban policies are the key of counteracting this challenge, and In Common Sports is a simple but challenging receipt of citizens' participation, health, demographic and social intervention, all in one.
Councillor for Environmental Sustainability and Europe of the Municipality of Cesena
Cesena is situated in Northern Italy within Emilia-Romagna Region, some 15kms from the Adriatic coast. Together with Forlì it is the capital of the Forlì-Cesena district. Cesena itself has a population of about 96.758 (2015).
Cesena has a population of about 96.580 (2016).
Cesena is a vibrant city that each year attracts thousand tourists that come to visit the historical center. The city centre has umbro-etruscan origins and knew a moment of prosperity at the times of the Malatesta family (1378-1465), who gave to the town centre the present shape, the Malatestiana Library, currently included on the list of UNESCO Memory of the World, and the superb Malatesta Fortress. The economy of Cesena has been always linked to agriculture and has today a great propension to innovation, while the well-known gastronomy is a trademark of this part of Romagna. The promotion of wellness as lifestyle is indeed one increasing distinctive characteristics of the city. The Municipality’s sport policy points on making sport an opportunity for all, intended as a health tool, integration, education and respect. Cesena was European City of Sport in year 2014.
Servizio Pianificazione Strategica, Progetti Integrati Comunali,Nazionali ed Europei
Piazza del Popolo 10 - Cesena 47521
tel: +39 0547 356898
PARTNER 3 - INSTITUTO POLITECNICO DE VIANA DE CASTELO - PORTUGAL
Country: INSTITUTO POLITECNICO DE VIANA DE CASTELO - PORTUGAL - PORTUGAL
Luis Paulo Rodrigues, DIRECTOR OF THE ESDL MELGAÇO
Sport and Leisure School has been involved project, events and research on aging and health. Since aged population is one of the majors subject in recent research, our staff and graduate students has produced important investigation on such topic. The school is keen to be involved on the present project. It is our expectation to produce valuable research in order to provide further knowledge in promoting active life style for health in aged population.
The Director of ESDL of Melgaço
Professor Doutor Luis Paulo Rodrigues
The Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute (IPVC) was founded in 1980. Is a regional institution, whose aims are a qualified human, cultural, scientific, technical and professional training, to carry out necessary research to accomplish its mission and to cooperate with the regional community of Alto-Minho. The IPVC is made up of six Schools offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, these last very often in collaboration with national and international polytechnics and universities. The IPVC has implemented its existence on the regional, national and international levels.
Since its foundation, IPVC has participated in the development of research projects and provide services to the community. Thus, several national projects and international cooperation, in which the IPVC is/was involved: Erasmus+, Horizon 2020, LLP - Erasmus; Erasmus Mundus; Equal; Interreg; PO North; Rainbow; Prodep; Focus; European Science Foundation; Leonardo da Vinci.
IPVC Quality Management System is internationally certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2000, at the following processes: Education - Undergraduate Courses level, R&D activities and their Supporting Processes.
The IPVC is made up of six Schools. One of the schools is the School of Sport and Leisure (ESDL) which have been developing important scientific knowledge on Promoting sport and health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA). Among the several developed projects, ESDL was involved as IP on 1) Monitoring the health-related status of Alto-Minho (NUT III) population; 2) Promotion of physical activity and healthy life styles among aged population, in which events were created – Olympic 4 all – as aim to integrate physical activity on elderly routines; 3) Monitoring physical capacity and motor development on young school population (6 to 16 years). It was implemented on primary and secondary school plan an year-based assessment of physical, morphological and skills capacities, under a design of follow up from 5th to 12th schoolyear.
PARTNER 4 - UNIVERSITY OF VIGO- SPAIN
Country: Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences. University of Vigo - SPAIN - SPAIN
Vicente Romo, DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS SCIENCES
The Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of the University of Vigo is proud to be a partner in the In Common Sports project, since promoting physical activity and physical exercise in any population is a priority objective of this entity. The faculty is located in the city of Pontevedra that is located in Galicia, in the northwest of Spain.
This city awards various prizes for smart mobility and sustainable city, advocates the mobility routes on foot and by bicycle through the city, generating an active lifestyle of the population. In addition this city, was host in numerous occasions of national, European, and world championships of sports like triathlon, taekwondo, and handball, among others. Therefore, we are pleased to be a member of a project of such magnitude that advocates for an active lifestyle of our elders, as well as a socialization between different cultures, which will be enriching for everyone who participates.
Dean of the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences. University of Vigo.
The HealthyFit Research Group will be the group responsible for the Faculty in this project. This research group, which is constantly growing, focuses its lines of action on the assessment and prescription of physical exercise in elderly people with or without pathologies. For the HealthyFit Research Group the promotion of physical activity in the elderly is essential to reduce the effects of aging and preserve functional capacity, thus promoting an active lifestyle.
PARTNER 5 - OBSHTINA AKSAKOVO - BULGARIA
Country: Partner 5 - OBSHTINA AKSAKOVO - BULGARIA - BULGARIA
Eng. Atanas Stoilov, MAYOR OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF AKSAKOVO
The project “IN COMMON SPORTS - INTERGENERATIONAL COMPETITION AS MOTIVATION FOR SPORT AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLE OF SENIOR CITIZENS” by ERASMUS + is opportunity to involve elderly people in the social life trough sport activities. We expected that it would be start to active life for our elderly citizen and became platform for future sport events for our citizens!
The mayor of the Municipality of Aksakovo
Eng. Atanas Stoilov
Aksakovo Municipality has a population of 20 426 inhabitants and it consists of 23 villages in the area of 460.54 km². It is situated in the northeast of Bulgaria and has an outlet on the Black Sea. Aksakovo is situated 10 km away from the city of Varna. The Varna International Airport is also situated on its territory.
Aksakovo municipality is a provider of public and social services to the community. It is responsible for implementing national legislation on local level and managing the municipal territory. As a local authority it is responsible for self-government and have to provide sustainable development of community. In this order it have to ensure participation in self-government for people of all ages.
The statistic shows that 25% of Aksakovo population are elder people above 60 years old. The level of physical activities is very low, that is the reason of more of diseases of this part of community. For elder people and people with disadvantages municipality of Aksakovo provide social services as “hot supper”, “help in home”, “social assistant”. The municipality supports clubs of retired people, where they meet each other, chats and play cards, chess and board games.
Aksakovo municipality has annual sporting calendar. Every year it carries out sport games volleyboll, backetball, football, table tennis, touristic walking and etc. The elder people take part in the football, table tennis and touristic walking. The Municipality of Aksakovo has a experience regarding network of towns and international cooperation. It has eight twinned towns and carry out international events every year. It is also engaged in several European and international networks related to youth participation, education, health, economic activities etc.
Municipality of Aksakovo - G.Petleshev 58b - Petrovaneli71@gmail.com
Tel. +359 894 638 600
PARTNER 6 - ZOLDPONT - HUNGARY
Country: Partner 6 - ZOLDPONT - HUNGARY - HUNGARY
Peter Cziraki, PRESIDENT OF ZOLDPONT ASSOSSIATION
The importance of the project cannot be underrated in spite of the facts that the number of elderly people is dramatically increasing worldwide. Their quality of life can be much better with regular physical activity, but most of them need support: what kind of sport to do, how much, how intense?
The "In common sports…” program not just offer physical activity trainings in more european countries but trying to answer these questions through the research part. Moreover,it will make important suggestions and communication forms to inform the elderly about the essence and current methods of physical activity.”
The President of Zoldpont Assossiation
A group of communication and sport experts established the organization of Zöldpont Egyesület és Szerkesztőség (Zöldpont Press and Media Association for Sport) 25 years ago in order to popularize the healthy lifestyle and outdoor sports in a large scale.
The organisation was the first to prove the visualization of leisure sport on monitors together with the weekly magazine programme titled the same way (Zöldpont/Greenpoint 1992-2004), started to screen an adventure programme for children and also sets up a coordinated media, as a pioneering initiative - radio, television, printed press, internet - and service provider system to popularize outdoor and leisure sport.
The organisation was the leading coordinator of a national programme in Hungary, the professional of Education through Sport European, “EYE 2004” activity year, as well as the initiator and realiser of European Physical Education Picnic methodological series which opened up and made ways for lifestyle sports in school life. Zöldpont shares several international awards and prizes (Move Europe, ENWHP, DuPont ....) in the field of health improvement in workplaces and company sport.
Besides the media activity, Zöldpont has dedicated ten years to company sports, health promotion programs in workplaces and has developed more programs like Budapest titkai... a múlt útvesztői, Active Office, MOL Kupa series.
Zöldpont Media and Press Association for Sport- firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel. +36 304 663 470
PARTNER 7 - PUBLIC INSTITUTE FOR SPORTS NOVA GORICA - SLOVENIA
Country: Partner 7 SLOVENIA - SLOVENIA
Aleksandra Fortin, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INSTITUTE FOR SPORTS NOVA GORICA
We are happy to be part of a project that will help the elderly population to present the importance of active life in the third period of life.
The Director of Public Institute for Sports Nova Gorica
Public Institute for Sports Nova Gorica - Sports Institute Nova Gorica is a public institution established by the Municipality of Nova Gorica and has been operating since 14.02.1997. Through its activities, it enables the implementation of the national sports program, the implementation of the annual sports program and the development of sports in the Municipality of Nova Gorica. The Institute manages, arranges and maintains public sports facilities, which are given to it for management, and performs professional, organizational, technical, administrative and other work in the field of sports in the Municipality of Nova Gorica.
Public Institution for Sports Nova Gorica takes care of maintaining and improving the existing condition of sports facilities and for the implementation and coordination of sports and recreational programs for children, youth, adults and the elderly - sports badge for preschool and school children, swimming and skiing courses, sports and recreational events and other actions.
The Nova Gorica Sports Association plays an important role in the implementation of the sports and recreational program, uniting most of the clubs, societies and sections in the Municipality of Nova Gorica with more than 5,000 members and 3,000 active athletes. The field of sports and sports recreation is healthy and efficient, as it successfully overcomes significant material and spatial problems. With the achieved results, he strongly draws attention to himself and ensures serious and successful work in the future as well.
Aleksandra Fortin Aleksandra.Fortin@sz-ng.si
Tel. +386(0)5 330 20 22 | +386 (0)51 366 376