Tafisa Europe

Tafisa Europe

TAFISA Europe is an active, informal platform acting as TAFISA’s official European regional body since 2011.
TAFISA Europe is governed by a set of adopted guidelines, and its primary objectives are to:

  • Provide programs and events for members and citizens, including physical activity events, educational programs and networking events,
  • Provide European networking and experience transfer platforms,
  • Lobby across Europe for Sport for All and physical activity, and assume political leadership

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

TAFISA Europe supports and promotes TAFISA activities in the region, as well as implementing its own activities, including cooperation with the European Commission.

The 1st TAFISA Europe Conference on “Take Back Your Streets… Take Back Your Future!” was held on 16th to 18th September 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, hosted by the National Olympic Committee of Slovenia and the Sport Union of Slovenia.

25 European nations were represented at the conference, which encompassed topical themes including Active Cities, the TakeBackYourStreets… TakeBackYourFuture! program, the #BeActive European Week of Sport (EWoS) and its EWoS Toolbox, and the use of the urban setting to promote physical activity.


The 1st TAFISA European Sport for All Games will be held in Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands, from 3rd to 10th August 2018, welcoming delegations from across Europe to demonstrate and compete in their traditional sport or game. For more information, please see www.esfag2018.eu or contact the TAFISA Office.

TAFISA Europe will support TAFISA in many projects supported by the European Commission in 2016.

This includes the “European Traditional Sports and Games Platform” (ETSGP), with the following project partners:

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Additionally, TAFISA Europe will support TAFISA as a partner in the following projects:

  • Physical Activity Serving Society (PASS), led by Think Tank Sport and Citizenship, France
  • ADVICE (Anti-Doping Values in Coach Education), led by the University of Hull, England,
  • FAIR (Forum for Anti-Doping in Recreational Sport), led by EuropeActive, Belgium
  • Keep Youngsters Involved, led by KC Sport, Netherlands
  • PRIME (Participation, Recreation and Inclusion through Martial Arts Education), led by ICSSPE, Germany

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MEMBERS & STEERING COMMITTEE

TAFISA Europe’s members are all European members of TAFISA, affording members to benefit from the services of both TAFISA and TAFISA Europe.
TAFISA Europe is chaired by a Steering Committee elected every four years during a TAFISA Europe Members Meeting. Members Meetings are held at
least annually.

TAFISA EUROPE STEERING COMMITTEE 2015 - 2019

Peter Barendse

Peter Barendse
CHAIRPERSON

Netherlands,
KC Sport

Malgorzata Szukalska-Wrona

Malgorzata Szukalska-Wrona
DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON

Poland,
Ministry of Sports and Tourism

Prof. Dr. Ismail Hakki Mirici

Prof. Dr. Ismail Hakki Mirici
MEMBER

Turkey,
Executive Board Member, Turkish Sport for All Federation

Jorge de Carvalho

Jorge de Carvalho
MEMBER

Portugal,
Portuguese Institute of Sport and Youth

Prof. Dr. Dusan Mitic

Prof. Dr. Dusan Mitic
MEMBER

Serbia,
Sport for All Association Serbia

Efi Mouzourou

Efi Mouzourou
MEMBER

Cyprus,
Cyprus Sports Organization

Patrik Perosa MScBA

Patrik Perosa MScBA
MEMBER

Slovenia,
Sport Union of Slovenia

Wolfgang Baumann

Wolfgang Baumann
EX OFFICIO

Germany,
TAFISA Secretary General

TAFISA EUROPE CONTACT DETAILS & OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

TAFISA
Hostatostrasse 2
65929 Frankfurt Höchst
Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 69 9739 3599 20
Fax: +49 (0) 69 9739 3599 25
E-mail:

TAFISA Europe Guidelines