The first phase of the PACTE project is underway !
As of today, the PACTE project (Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe) is taking its first step that, in time will enable it to achieve its goal.
2018, April 12th
Are you an active city ?
PACTE believes cities and municipalities, of all different sizes and shapes, have a decisive role to play when it comes to reversing the outbreak of sedentarity across the European continent. As of such, a majority of the European population presently lives in cities, making them the most exposed to negative impacts of urbanisation and more acutely affected by physical inactivity. The combination is toped-off by the fact that over 70% of local decision-makers are unaware of the existence and extent of the sedentary crisis.
PACTE’s innovative approach to the inactivity pandemic is now engaging municipalities from the entire continent to act against growing unhealthy lifestyles, by answering the questionnaire. Available in 7 different languages, and requiring minimal time to answer, the responses will contribute greatly to the elaboration of a measuring tool that will provide a pragmatic and systematic approach to local physical activity levels. Ultimately, they will also help create free resources for cities wishing to undertake the transformation into an Active City.
Towns, villages, and cities of all sizes are encouraged to answer the questionnaire, and take a chance to potentially pilot the change towards becoming an Active City!