Today, Friday, the European Commission launched a campaign entitled “A healthy lifestyle for all”. This is to promote good health habits, across generations and different social groups, with the aim of improving the health and well-being of Europeans.
The Commission stated – in a statement published on its website – that this two-year campaign links sport, healthy lifestyles, food and other positive practices, with the participation of civil society, non-governmental organizations, local and regional authorities and international bodies, while all concerned will implement its provisions. So that Europeans are more active and aware of their health.
The statement added that the campaign items will support three goals: raising awareness of healthy lifestyles across all generations, supporting easy access to sport, physical activity and healthy diets, with a special focus on inclusion and non-discrimination to reach and engage disadvantaged groups, as well as promoting a global approach through policies. And sectors link food, health, well-being and sports.
The statement indicated that many European Union countries and organizations, such as the International and European Olympic Committees, the World Anti-Doping Agency, the International School Sports Federation, the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), and the European Football Association (UEFA), have expressed their willingness to participate in the campaign… The launch of the campaign coincides with the start of the European Sports Week 2021 from 23 to 30 September across Europe under the auspices of three European athletes: Beatrice Vio, Jorge Pena and Sergey Bubka.