Celebrating International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

09 August 2023

Today, on the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, TAFISA proudly joins the global community in recognising and honouring the rich cultural heritage, traditions, and contributions of indigenous peoples around the world. 9 August, marks the date of the first meeting of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights held in Geneva in 1982.

TAFISA attends Sports, Medicine and Health Summit 2023

20 July 2023

On 22 - 24 June, 2023, the Sports, Medicine, and Health Summit (SMHS) was held in Hamburg, Germany. With the participation of 1,650 professionals including doctors, scientists, therapists, trainers, and enthusiasts from around the globe, the Summit set out to advance its vision of inspiring people to embrace active lifestyles and establish sports and exercise as fundamental pillars of individual and societal well-being.

TAFISA and African Union Sports Council Region 5 Extend Cooperation until April 2024

19 July 2023

The cooperation between TAFISA and the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 has been strengthened further with the signing of an extension of the Memorandum of Understanding. This significant milestone was commemorated during the 7th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VII) held in Baku.

[Video] - Relive our Workshop on Creating Safe Environments to Build Cohesive Communities

18 July 2023

The TAFISA Mission 2030 Workshop on „Creating Safe Environments to Build Cohesive Communities - How can Sport for All foster a culture of mutual understanding and tolerance?” took place on 04 July. The Workshop explored how Sport for All can be a powerful tool to promote peace, encourage community building, and support conflict prevention.

Jorge de Carvalho Appointed “TAFISA Special Advisor for the Portuguese-Speaking World”

04 July 2023

The TAFISA Board of Directors has appointed Jorge de Carvalho "TAFISA Special Advisor for the Portuguese-Speaking World".

With this appointment, TAFISA recognises Jorge de Carvalho's impressive work and experience in the field of Sport for All and physical activity, and his extensive knowledge and understanding of the Sport for All Movement and of the Portuguese-speaking world. 

EPAS 2023 Annual Meeting: Changes in Board and Focus on Sport Integrity

14 June 2023

The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS), a body of the Council of Europe, recently held its annual meeting in Strasbourg. The event showcased activities and brought about changes in the board of EPAS. 

The meeting began with an unconscious bias training session focused on promoting equality in women's sport. Dr. Jane Dennehy led the session, raising awareness of sexism and unconscious bias in the media.