ICSSPE Newsletter

April 2022

Securing a Sustainable and Peaceful Future for All

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2022

6 April 2022 is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), a day when the United Nations (UN), ICSSPE and the whole sport movement recognise and promote the important and positive role that sport and physical activity play in communities and in people’s lives across the globe.  

World Health Day 2022

World Health Organisation

7 April is World Health Day and with the 2022 theme Our Planet, Our Health the World Health Organization (WHO) stressing that our health and the health of our planet are inextricably linked. 

Towards More Gender Equality in Sport

EU High-Level Group on Gender Equality in Sport

ICSSPE welcomes the publication of the Towards More Gender Equality in Sport report by the European Union (EU) High-Level Group on Gender Equality in Sport.

World Day for Physical Activity 2022


6 April 2022 is World Day for Physical Activity (Dia Mundial da Atividade Física or DMAF) with ICSSPE member CELAFISCS, the Physical Fitness Research Laboratory of Sao Caetano do Sul, reminding organisations to take part and get active in support for this year’s theme Move to Live.

Finalists Announced

#BeInclusive EU Sport Awards

The European Commission has announced the nine finalists for the #BeInclusive EU Sport Awards 2021. 

SPEY - Leading to Real Change

Sport for the Prevention of Extremism in Youth

Get an update on the SPEY project in an interview with Michelle Blaya, collaborator of the SPEY project and research assistant at the Department of Psychology at the University of Córdoba.

Rewatch New Generation of Game Changers Webinar

WomenSport International

The WomenSport International Webinar New Generation of Game Changers, which took place on 19 March 2022, can now be re-watched online.

Safeguarding: Knowledge to Practice

Safe Sport International Conference 1-3 April

The SSI Global Conference 2022, Safeguarding: Knowledge to Practice is scheduled to take place from 1-3 April 2022. 

GIZ Webinar: Introduction to S4D

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Join the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) S4D Learning Lab on 19 April 2022 for a basic seminar about the philosophy, terminology, methodology and background of sport for development.

The Change Inspiring Change

Registration Open for IWG World Conference

After rescheduling the event earlier this year, the 8th IWG World Conference will now take place in Aotearoa New Zealand and Online between 14-17 November 2022.

SPIRIT of FAIR PLAY Photo Contest

European Fair Play Movement

European Fair Play Movement has launched an international photography contest called Spirit of Fair Play. The contest will run from 15 March to 30 April 2022.

The Future of SDP: Opportunities & Limitations

Conference on Sport for Development and Peace

Global Knowledge on Sport for Development and Peace Collaborative (GloKnoCo) will hold its third conference in Brussels, Belgium 20 May 2022. 

Call for Abstracts

European Sport Management Conference 2022

The European Association for Sport Management (EASM) invites scholars and practitioners to submit their abstracts for the 30th EASM European Sport Management Conference, by 22 April 2022.

Summer School on Innovative Research Methods

German Sport University Cologne

The German Sport University Cologne is organising an international research-oriented Summer School in September.

Sport Science Research School 2022

German Association of Sports Science

The first Research School of the German Association of Sports Science (dvs) – Section Training Science will take place at the IST University in Düsseldorf from 23 to 24 June 2022.

Education in Sport and Physical Activity Published

Routledge Publications

The book Education in Sport and Physical Activity – Future Directions and Global Perspectives examines current issues and future directions in sport and physical activity education.

Sports Participation Spotlighted by COVID-19

German Federal Institute of Sport Science

The German Federal Institute of Sport Science – Bundesinstitut für Sportwissenschaft (BISp) has published the report Sports Participation and Sports Consumption Spotlighted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Volume 52, Issue 1, March 2022 Published

German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research

The March 2022 edition of the German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research includes 22 articles.

Job Opportunity at the University of Lausanne

GO for Gender Equality and Sport

The University of Lausanne – Institute of Sport Sciences is seeking to appoint a research associate in order to support the development of Global Observatory for Women, Sport, Physical Education and Physical Activity.

Job Opportunities for Olympism 365 Strategy

International Olympic Committee

The NOC Relations Department of the International Olympic Committee is looking for a Senior Manager of Impact and Advocacy and Manager Olympism 365 for their Olympism 365 strategy. Applications close 10 April 2022.