EOA Congress

Conference logbook pt. 3: steps to take for fair play and safe sport

By Inga Galstian, EOA editor The EOA held its annual congress in Frankfurt in November 2022. During the congress, a handful of current challenges within the Olympic Movement were addressed in a series of conferences. Two conferences on the topics of Politics & Peace, and Sustainability have previously been reported on in the Conference Logbook …

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Conference logbook pt. 2: steering towards sustainability

By Inga Galstian, EOA editor Little seems as relevant as climate change and its consequences at the present time. Humanity finds itself in the midst of a so-called “triple planetary crisis”. It is not without reason that researchers call attention to the urgency of tackling this crisis and governments, institutions and politicians sit down to …

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Conference logbook pt. 1: politics & peace – the fine line that sport must walk

By Inga Galstian, EOA editor In difficult times like the present, political issues permeate our everyday lives. The importance to fight for peace is becoming more and more prevalent, and consequently, roles are also being reconsidered and redistributed. This begs the question: how can such a social entity like sport contribute to peace or what …

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EOA Congress: Here’s what happened on Monday and Tuesday

After three years of digital exchange, the delegates finally got the chance to meet and exchange with each other again during the official congress opening on Monday. Biebrich Castle is located only a few kilometres away from the venue of the 2012 Conference of European NOAs, which took place in Eltville and which it said …

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Update on 2022 EOA Elections

After the first four years of the EOA’s existence, the General Assembly will elect a new Executive Board in November 2022. According to the Statutes, the Board holds the duty to make decisions on strategic orientation and content for the EOA. The Board consists of a President, a General Secretary, a Treasurer, two Vice Presidents …

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Date and place of the next EOA Congress determined

The Fifth EOA Congress (formerly “EOA General Assembly & Conference”) will take place between November 21-24, 2022* at the EOA Headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. This was decided today at the Executive Board meeting. The event will finally be held face to face again after two digital editions and will feature both the annual General Assembly …

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EOA adds Kosovo Olympic Academy to its members

Since 2022, the Kosovo Olympic Academy has been a member of the European Olympic Academies. The membership was decided at the Fourth EOA General Assembly on 21 April 2022. Director Fitim Arifi and Coordinator Diellza Kelmendi presented the activities of the Academy. The KOA is part of the newly founded NOC of Kosovo and is …

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