Promoting active cities
Our cities should be too
235 million. The number of inactive European today.
Sedentarity has become a major challenge for individuals and the European Union over the past decades. With 70% of Europeans living in cities, we know they have a decisive role in stimulating physical activity.
Funded by the European Union and led by Sport and Citizenship Think tank, PACTE project (Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe) strives to transform cities into Active Cities.
The PACTE project held its first workshop in Liverpool on November 15-16, where project partners were able to welcome urban planners, physical activity experts and city representatives.
The PACTE project held its first workshop on November 15-16 in Liverpool, where project partners were able to welcome urban planners, physical activity experts and city representatives.
The European Commission has revealed the 4 winners following last summer’s call for proposals, focused on promoting European values through sport initiatives at municipal level.
November 15-16, Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe held its first workshop in Liverpool- whose city council is a project partner and living example of the change that the Active City concept brings about.
Director, Global Active City Development, Active Well-being Initiative
This overview attempts to enlighten the evolution of the Healthy/ Active City concept since its conception. This timeline seeks to emphasise the relevance of the Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe project, which surpasses a temporary 36-month project, given it actively contributes to the fight against physical inactivity and NCDs.