LEPA - Life Enhancing Physical Activity

Mission: To provide platform for sustainable sport policy improvements

LEPA policy initiative is embedded in sport and reaches out to other public policy sectors

  • It is aimed at promoting basic human needs for regular physical activity, sociability, solidarity and healthy environment.
  • It builds upon a synergy between policy sectors of health, education, environment, social affairs, finance, culture and transport, and between governmental and non-governmental, public and private organizations.
  • It serves as a framework concept in order to enable conceptual needs and abilities of the local environment.

Main objectives:

  • to connect competing sport bodies in unified action to promote the values of sport and PA;
  • to develop policy initiative that calls for responsibility of all stakeholders that influence the policy of sport and physical activity;
  • to consider sport’s vital role for social and macro-economic welfare;
  • to provide the wide project theme for implementation of EU 2020 agenda;
  • to attract financial support for development of sport from other sectors;
  • to provide public authorities with stakeholders model for shared governance of sport.

Target groups: municipality, regional or national government and umbrella sport organizations

The initiative is in the seed stage. For joint development and cooperation please contact us.

Goals:

  • to facilitate governments of EU member states with LEPA policy framework (EU 2020 strategy);
  • to provide a platform for structured LEPA dialogue among competing EU sport bodies (with transfer on national level);
  • to develop Key performance Indicators for each public sector that influence sport and physical activity;
  • to develop LEPA campaign in all sectors relevant for sport (like the efforts of HEPA in health sector).

Outcomes:

  1. LEPA policy framework recommendations
  2. LEPA Key Performance Indicators by sectors
  3. LEPA management tool-kit for local/national government agents
  4. LEPA advocacy and fund-raising seminar for governing bodies