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International News

One of the Association’s unique selling points is its involvement with international partners through the network various SALSC directors have worked hard over the years to develop. Our international partners help to reveal new approaches to common problems as well as provide opportunities for study tours and workshops, many of which supported by European funding, which can be extremely rewarding both in developing new ideas and new friends. This page will help highlight some of the key articles released from our friends abroad. For more information on our international work please visit the International Opportunities page.

If you have a news story you would like to feature on this section then please submit it to the SALSC National Development Officer using the contact details found at the bottom of this page.

2012

4th Commonwealth Sports Development Conference Announced

4th Commonwealth Sports Development Conference Announced

The 4th Commonwealth Sports Development Conference will be held in the Mitchell Library Glasgow on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 August 2013. The theme of this inspiring and interactive event is 'Empowering the Youth of the Commonwealth' and the 2013 programme puts Youth centre stage.

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World Congress on Active Ageing at SECC

World Congress on Active Ageing at SECC

The 8th Annual World Congress on Active Ageing will take place over 5 days in the prestigious Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. It will present a unique opportunity to bring together scientists and practitioners, experts and enthusiasts from a range of professional interests and disciplines involved in the promotion of Active Ageing.

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'Knowledge Olympics' Coming to Glasgow

'Knowledge Olympics' Coming to Glasgow

The International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS) will take place at the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow this summer in a massive coup for Scotland’s sports science community.

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EuroVolNet Project Wants Your Good Examples

EuroVolNet Project Wants Your Good Examples

The EuroVolNet project is developing the Voluntary Services Tutorial which will be a resource of good examples collected in the project. It is looking for your good practice examples but the closing date is 15th April 2012 so don't delay!

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SPORTVISION2012 Presents Findings

SPORTVISION2012 Presents Findings

The SPORTVISION2012 conference, organised by the Danish Presidency of the Council of the EU together with partners from the sports movement and held in Copenhagen on 19-20 March 2012, gathered 375 international participants with diverse backgrounds to discuss challenges and solutions in sport for all in Europe. Among the many important messages and recommendations presented at the conference, the following can be highlighted.

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MOVE Project Calls For Your Good Practice

MOVE Project Calls For Your Good Practice

The MOVE project is asking your organization to help find good examples of how to promote sport and physical activity among disadvantaged groups. You are encouraged to share the MOVE call for project experiences with your members, partners, stakeholders and any other contacts that you consider relevant, so that they will also have a chance to submit their project experiences.

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Register Now for SPORTVISION2012

Register Now for SPORTVISION2012

The incoming Danish Presidency of the European Union is delighted to invite you to its ambitious and wide-ranging conference addressing the most pressing challenges in Sport for All.

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