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European Obesity Forum in partnership with JOGG programme

Capture d’écran 2016-12-20 à 12.40.52On 24th November, EPODE International Network (EIN) together with JOGG programme proposed plenary sessions and workshops to OPEN and EIN guests.


Dr. JM Borys, Mrs. Marjon Bachra and Mr. Eric van den Burg (Alderman Health and Welfare, Sports and Recreation, Spatial Planning, Land Management, City of Amsterdam), introduced the day and presented new EIN developments.


Jacob Schouenborg (Secretary General at ISCA) then introduced the European project Active Voice, on how advocacy can change the fortune of Community-Based Programmes – (download the presentation: 1_EOF_Part 1). The “House of Commons” debate that followed, led by Jaap de Graaf (PPP expert at Jongeren Op Gezond Gewicht) made the crowd react to assertions about Public-Private Partnerships.

Then, 2×2 parallel capacity building workshops were organised, on:

  • Finally, Ursula Heath, Director of The Daily Mile in UK and Scotland presented the Daily Mile, an initiative where the teachers take their primary school classes outside to run for 15 minutes each day – 6_EOF_Daily Mile