Israel: Gender standardization as a compass for instilling gender equality

The Olympic Committee of Israel launched a strategic plan and gender standardization as a compass for instilling gender equality. In the introductory message, Igal Carmi, the President of the Olympic Committee of Israel, and Gilad Lustig, its CEO, write that “We are at an important milestone when the International Olympic Committee has launched a strategic …

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International Art Project “Olympic Online Gallery”

The project is to be launched on December 25th, 2020 by the Belarusian Olympic Academy with support of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus. International Art-project Olympic Online Gallery is not only a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the Olympic movement through art and creativity, but also to express oneself and …

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What is the level of knowledge, skills and attitudes of pupils regarding Olympic values?

The Lithuanian Olympic Academy conducted a study on the Olympic values ​​of pupils in Lithuania. The research team lead by Prof. Dr. Asta Sarkauskiene, who is a member of the EOA Olympic Education Commission, examined the knowledge, skills and attitudes of pupils in grades 5 and 6 regarding Olympic values. Based on the analysis of …

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Slovenia now has its own National Sports Day

Following a proposal put forth by the Olympic Committee of Slovenia – Association of Sports Federations, the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia passed an amendment to the Public Holidays and Work-free Days Act on 17 June 2020, declaring 23 September a new public holiday – SLOVENIAN SPORTS DAY. On 23 September 2000, during …

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Olympic Day in Greece

The Hellenic Olympic Committee in cooperation with the Hellenic Olympic Academy, participated in the celebrations of Olympic Day 2020 and send a message to everyone for the integration of physical activity into daily life. Because of COVID-19, the celebration happened online this year and in some cases took place in primary schools. The Hellenic Olympic …

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Olympic Day in Albania

In addition to the #stayactive digital campaign on social media, the Albanian National Olympic Committee celebrated the Olympic Day on June 23, 2020, at the Harry Fultz Institute. As a school with a tradition in organizing the Olympic Days and Olympic Week, the Institute has not been absent from such organizations for any year. This …

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Germany: Olympic Day Digital: A week of digital activities in the spirit of Olympic values

Every year on June 23, people around the globe celebrate the Olympic values on Olympic Day, in honour of the foundation of the International Olympic Committee in 1894. What is usually a colourful event featuring over 4000 students all around the German Sport & Olympic Museum in Cologne, Germany, must strike out in a new …

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Albania: Olympic Education at home in terms of Covid-19

Every year in April-May, the Albanian schools use to celebrate the Olympism through the Olympic Week, with the joy of efforts to participate and showing the Olympic Values of Friendship, Respect, and Excellence, as part of the “Olympic Education in School” project. This year, locked in quarantine since the beginning of March, the Olympic Academy …

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“Shaping the future of Olympism”, the Second EOA Conference and General Assembly, 14-15 November 2019

Representatives from 21 European Olympic Academies as well as officials of the Olympic Movement met in Nicosia, Cyprus the 14 to 15 November 2019 to attend the 2nd conference and annual General Assembly of the European Olympic Academies. The conference The 2nd conference and annual General Assembly of the European Olympic Academies with the title …

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Cyprus: The foundation and the historical development by the NOA of Cyprus

The first important step for the dissemination of the values ​​of Olympism in Cyprus was taken on 2 September 1986 when the board of the Cyprus National Olympic Committee decided to establish the National Olympic Academy of Cyprus. On March 30, 1987 the Academy was established with a formal ceremony taking place at the Hilton …

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