Edition March 2016

6th April, 2016
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace


The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is an annual celebration that highlights and promotes the power of sport as a catalyst for social change around the world.

New Publication Co-edited by Rosa Lopez de D’Amico
Sport in Latin America


Ever since FIFA and IOC have decided to hold their flagship events in Brazil, there has been a growing interest in the structure and management of Latin American Sport.

Agreement between FISU and UNESCO
New: International Day of University Sport


Following a proposal from the International University Sports Federation (FISU), UNESCO members states have decided that 20th September will be the International Day of University Sport.

Panathlon International
Charter of Duties of Parents in Sport


In order to promote the Charter of Duties of Parents in Sport, Panathlon International is planning several activities in the forthcoming months, among others a network and a conference in spring 2016.

London South Bank University
PhD Studentship: Effects of Heat on Impulsivity


London South Bank University and its School of Applied Sciences is offering a 3 years PhD Studentship.

Abstract Submission Closes 31st March
2016 ICSEMIS in Santos, Brazil


Abstract submission for the 2016 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport closes on 31st March 2016.

EWS Conference 2016
Moving Towards Gender Equality in Sport


The 2016 European Women and Sport Conference will take place between 8th and  10th April 2016 in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm.

Cubamotricidad 2016
For a Physical Culture of Peace


Under the leadership of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER) and the World Association of Stimulation and Children Development (OMEEDI), experts and students will convene at Varadero, Cuba, from 25th until 28th May, 2016 to discuss research and policy activities in sport, physical activity and education.

Registration Open
2016 World Leisure Congress


Registration for the 2016 World Leisure Congress is now open.

17th ISHPES Congress in Paris, France
Sites of Sport in History


The 17th ISHPES Congress will be held in Paris, France,  from 29th June 29 to 2nd July 2016.