MOVE Congress 2021 organiser 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.
visit.brussels is the tourism and culture promotion agency of the Brussels-Capital Region and brings you closer to this multi-faceted city at the heart of Europe. An attractive travel destination and pleasant city to live in, Brussels has a sporting identity has a strong local ecosystem and international outreach. Home to European institutions, international organisations and associations, Brussels is an ideal space for networking and exchanging ideas, thanks to its multicultural and multinational dimension. Every gathering that takes place in the city delivers excellent results and can count on the support of the visit.brussels meetings and events team. We are a proud partner of the ISCA MOVE Congress and wish to progress to the next step in our sporting evolution.
The MOVE Congress 2021 is being supported by the Integration of Refugees Through Sport (IRTS) Networking Platform project, which aims to take efforts supporting the integration of refugees through sport to the next level by providing the following professional development opportunities to people working in this field:
- Mentoring programme: Connecting people who have experience in running IRTS initiatives with those who are just starting out, or are looking for some advice to make a bigger impact.
- Awards scheme: Recognising initiatives and partnerships that have made an impact in their communities.
- Online courses: 3 new online courses will equip solution-providers with tested approaches, expert and peer-to-peer tips from the field, and avenues to support and funding.
- Events: 3 conferences including the MOVE Congress (2020, 2021, 2022)
ISCA AWARDS 2021: Integration of Refugees Through Sport
We will celebrate and award organisations and individuals who have delivered good practices in Integration of Refugees Through Sport (IRTS). The awards ceremony will take place on 17 November 2021 in Brussels at the MOVE Congress.
The MOVE Congress 2021 and Integration of Refugees Though Sport Networking Platform have received funding from the European Union.