We are an international multi-sports organisation, founded 1913 in Ghent/ Belgium and are based on the historic ideas of the international labour movement. Nowadays our main activities are organizing international Sport for All events – open for amateur sportspeople of all ages, genders and origins. But our events are much more than just sports. They are festivals of friendship, cultural exchange, tolerance, respect, sustainability & fair play. We are proud to welcome CSIT members, non-member organisations, partners, governmental bodies, trade unions and all kind of businesses. Within the world of international sport, the CSIT maintains its support for everyone to benefit from sporting activities regardless of their qualifications, talent, nationality, age, sex and social circumstances. On our mission, we can count on the support of already 50 Members from 34 countries and 18 Partners form the world of Sports for All.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
We are an organisation which aims at promoting and broadening amateurs sport activities and thus develop into a world-wide movement. All these activities will support our aspirations for democracy, solidarity and improving the quality of life through sport. This movement should encompass all sports federations and hence will be able to provide better opportunities for varied physical exercise for all citizens. We stand for promotion of tolerance, respect, fair play, friendship, intercultural dialog and integration through sport. A ‘zero tolerance’ policy towards discrimination, violence, fanatic behavior and racism are pursued accurately.
Financial and Administrative Manager
Health Life Academy Association is a Croatian NGO established in 2014 with the aim of promoting, developing and improving physical and mental health of children and youth. Basic goal of the HLA Association is general change of awareness for the importance of youth sports. By encouraging the most diverse sports and educational activities, the Association aims to be the centre of unique projects that directly affect changes in the targeted and broadest community.
Health Life Academy Association with the persistent encouragement of mutual cooperation brings together top experts who are committed to the community sensitization for the importance of sport activities for the young population. Through organization of diverse sports activities followed by educational, scientific, cultural and entertainment content, HLA Association strives to provide young people personal development through sport and integration into the overall social life. By promoting the value of healthy living through sport and physical activity, the HLA Association systematically points to the importance of sustainability principles at all levels.
Trainer Senior Leader
young Leader Financial Manager
AICS (Italian Association of Culture and Sport) was established in 1962 and is a National Organization of sport promotion located in Italy. AICS has been enlarging its action to different sectors: culture, youth and social policies, social tourism and environment and others. AICS is enrolled at CONI (Italian Olymipic Games Commettee) as National Provider of sport for all practices, and is institutionally recognised by the CIP (Italian Paralympics Games Committees) as National provider of sport and cultural promotion practices addressed to people with disabilities, the Internal Affair Ministry as a National Organization addressing welfare policies, the Presidency of Ministry Council as a Voluntary Organization and at the Italian Ministry of Justice as a provider of services to contrast jouvenile desease and services promoting their social rehabilitation. AICS is composed of 20 Regional and 140 Local Committes, 743.396 individual members and 9.362 affiliated sport clubs and associations, and believes in sport, culture and tourism as social tools to develop active citizenship and to promote social cohesion into communities. According to the Eu Sport White Book principles, particurlarly focused on sport as a right for all and as a tool for personal long life learning, AICS acts, at a national and international level, to promote equal opportunities among people, to promote health and social inclusion, to contrast racism, bullying and violence and to promote sustainable environment.
Senior Leader and Trainer
The European Platform for Sport Innovation (EPSI) is a non for profit European association (ASBL) located in Brussels (BE). EPSI is a Membership-based networking organisation of Universities, Research Institutes, Clusters, Associations, Federations, Industries and SMEs which focuses on innovation in the area of physical activity/sport, related to Leisure, transport, education, tourism, environment, construction and health in Europe. In line with its Vision of “Leading Sport Innovation Globally”, EPSI strives for a more innovation-friendly environment to stimulate businesses development with a focus on the quadruple Helix: Public Authorities, Businesses, Academia and End Consumers. EPSI has been created with the aim to implement activities among its members to respond to regional, national and European industrial and societal challenges. This leads to projects with the aim of finalizing and deploying innovation and contribute to the dissemination of new knowledge, products and services into society; in this purpose, the platform focuses on physical activity related to sport, leisure and health. Furthermore, EPSI is currently the coordinator of WISE and RE-TRAIN, and an active partner in other 18 projects, for a total amount of 20 ongoing projects cofounded by the European Commission, 15 within the Erasmus+ Sport programme, 1 under the COSME programme (SmartSports4GoodLife), 2 LIFE (ReSkiBoot, Re-Shoes), 1 HORIZON (Senior Eco-Nect) and 1 Erasmus+ Key Action 2 (A4SEE).
Administration Manager & Project Assistant
The Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi (National Carlo Collodi Foundation), recognized by Decree of the President of the Republic no. 1313 of 18 July 1962, is a non-profit organization set in Collodi (PT, Italy) and it promotes the culture by children and for children starting from the literary masterpiece The Adventures of Pinocchio. The Foundation owns and manages the Polycentric Park Collodi Pinocchio, which includes the Pinocchio Park, the Historic Garzoni Garden and Villa, and the Butterfly House. Constantly engaged in the field of culture and cultural tourism, the Foundation manages a library (the Biblioteca Collodiana), takes care of educational and cultural activities, creates permanent and itinerant exhibitions, promotes conferences and research, publishes essays, collaborates with cultural institutions and operators in Italy and around the world. Since 1990 the Foundation has been included in the Italian Government’s Table of Cultural Institutions of National Interest. For more information: www.fondazionecollodi.it.
Suomen Työväen Urheiluliitto, Tul ry. Is a sport organization founded in 1919. Since that we have been fighting for equality in sports and in society in general. We focus on promoting low-threshold recreational exercise for children, young people, and adults. We have more than 700 sport club members. In those over 700 clubs, there are more than 200 000 members. We work together with our member clubs in order to make the joy of movement possible for everyone. Our club services focus on supporting the clubs in their mission and moving people. We offer education and consultation for our clubs. We speak out for our clubs. We facilitate the public discussion on society level on the topics that are important for us, such as and especially equality. We move together and help our clubs to move. We move those who would not have a change to move otherwise. The age, the origin, the ethnicity, the nationality, the language, the gender, the sexual orientation, the wealth, or any other reason should not be a barrier for movement. We fight for those who would not have a voice otherwise. We help and support our member clubs, so they would have a chance to move people. We diverse the sport sector in our society. Our vision is that everyone has a possibility to experience the joy of movement in good company in well-being sport clubs.
Senior Leader, Special Advisor
Junior Leader, e-sport Specialist
The Unió de Consells Esportius de Catalunya (UCEC) is dedicated to the promotion, training and management of services —inherent, mandatory or complementary— to physical and sport activities. It’s also dedicated to the organization of physical and sport activities at school age and to the organization of popular and leisure sports —understood as non-federated physical and sport activities— in all age groups. The sporting model defended by the Sports Councils of Catalonia is based on the right to practice physical and sport activities for everyone, under equal conditions, without any type of discrimination, enhancing personal values and social responsibility, and promoting the health and the healthy habits of all citizens throughout all stages of life. OBJECTIVES: To collaborate with the Sports Councils for their proper functioning, management, quality and transparency. To guarantee that the physical and sport activities are carried out under the criteria of health, cohesion, social inclusion, personal values, and values of community and responsibility. To create the necessary conditions and appropriate structures to put physical activity and sport at the service of all citizens as a right for everyone. To develop popular sport in all its aspects so all citizens, from the end of their school stage until old age, can continue practicing sport outside of any performance model.
Cristina de Sola Soler
Joel Pérez Buira
Eesti Spordiselts Kalev was founded in 1901 and is the oldest sports organization in Estonia. KALEV is a non-profit organization, which unites 36 regional sports associations, sports unions and sports clubs with nearly 10,000 ordinary members, and is represented in most of Estonian counties. The activities and goals of KALEV are in line with the directions of the Estonian National sports development strategy. Through it’s activities, KALEV promotes children’s and youth sports, regular physical activity, sport for all, workers’- and company sports, competitive sports and also the importance of sports history. Main areas of involvement are recreational gymnastics, traditional competitive sports competitions, Kalev championships and nordic walking events. By organizing different level sporting events, we want to involve more children, young people and adults from Estonia to participate in these events as recreational athletes as well as top athletes. KALEV also continues with developing of sports infrastructures and maintaining the continuity and sustainability of the all-Estonian Kalev network. One of the important priorities is to support and help local KALEV unions and clubs to increase and enhance their activity in their region, raise the initiative to train and motivate member organization managers and volunteer activists. Kalev also supports the activities of Kalev Veterans Association, which unites sports veterans from all over Estonia, organizing both regional and national club and sports events throughout the year. Kalev continues to cooperate with international sports organizations supporting cultural and sporting goals: CSIT – International Workers’ Sports Confederation, EFCS – European Company Sports Federation, IVV – International Health Sports Federation, TUL – Finnish Workers’ Sports Association, DGI – Danish Gymnastics Association, participation in EU projects Erasmus+ together with other CSIT members.
General Secretary, Project Manager
Project manager, Coach
Media manager, Communication
Trainer, Youth Worker
Youth Worker, Coach