MOVE Congress 2023 organisers and supporters
The International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) is a global platform open to organisations working within the field of sport for all, recreational sports and physical activity. Founded in 1995, ISCA cooperates with its 260 member organisations, international NGOs, and public and private sector stakeholders. It has 40 million individual members from 89 countries, which represent a diverse group of people active within youth, sport and cultural activities. The MOVE Congress was established by ISCA in 2009 as a forum for cross-sector stakeholders in sport and physical activity. Up to this day, ISCA remains the main organiser of the event.
Fútbol Más Foundation promotes the wellbeing of children and youth, meaningful bonds and community cohesion through play and sport. This is done through a methodology based on the theories of Sport for Development and Applied Resilience, using a Green Card as a positive reinforcement pedagogical tool. Born in Chile in 2007, Fútbol Más is currently present in more than 15 countries in Latin America, Africa and Europe through direct implementation of socio-sport activities or the development of training in its innovative methodology, doing so in neighbourhoods, schools, shelters, refugee camps and other contexts of humanitarian crisis. This has all been possible with the help of many renowned international partners, such as UNICEF, UNHCR, IOM, UEFA Foundation for Children, FIFA Foundation and National Cooperation Agencies.
Deporte para la Educación y la Salud (DES) is a Spanish NGO founded in 2014 that works with schools to get children active and healthy. DES offers training to transform schools into places where students are educated on healthy lifestyles through the schools environment and educational services. The organisation conducts research on physical activity and Mediterranean diet adherence and organise events to promote healthy living. DES has participated in over 20 European projects and has a network of collaborating organisations that have been involved in more than 100 EU-funded projects in the past 5 years. Their actions benefit schools in Spain and other countries in Europe and America.
The MOVE Congress 2023 has received funding from the European Union through the projects Icehearts Europe, Placemaking and Sport, European Grassroots Esports, IRTS Ukraine and an EU4Health programme operating grant.