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Vub calewaert lecture 6 hepa part ii

  1. 1. Part II: The History Behind the EU’s Involvement with Overweight/Obesity and Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA)
  2. 2. Jacob Kornbeck, Sport Unit, European Commission, DG Education and Culture, Brussels London, 22 November 2010 The role of the Commission in relation to the promotion of Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA)
  3. 3. The Lisbon Treaty has been in force since 1 December 2009. <ul><li>Article 165 TFEU provides the EU with a competence for sport. </li></ul><ul><li>What does this mean for mean for the promotion of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA)? </li></ul>Key Question
  4. 4. 18 November 2010 Council adopts Conclusions on anti-doping: A news item can be found on the website of the Sport Unit: EHFA news release: “EHFA Awarded EU Funding For “Fitness Against Doping” Project”[tt_news]=92&tx_ttnews[backPid]=19&cHash=65eb7fc4e2 Stop Press
  5. 5. <ul><li>Where do we come from? (Why is the EU promoting HEPA? </li></ul><ul><li>What has changed with the Lisbon Treaty? </li></ul><ul><li>Where are we going next? </li></ul>Plan
  6. 6. <ul><ul><ul><li>Europe 2020 Strategy: - smart, sustainable, inclusive growth - EU-wide targets - Flagship initiatives (e.g. Innovation, Youth on the Move, New skills for new jobs) - prioritisation / “streamlining” of policies into Europe 2020 objectives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EU Budget Review: - next multi-annual framework: COM proposals by July 2011 - intelligent spending + resources (to be seen in light of economic climate and with regard to long-term challenges) - core principles (delivering key policy objectives, EU added value, real/measurable impact) </li></ul></ul></ul>Underlying general EU context The E & Sport 1. Where do we come from?
  7. 7. <ul><ul><ul><li>EU competence for sport (Art. 165 TFEU): - explicit legal basis to promote sport at EU level - established structures for sport in the Council - continuation of informal cooperation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2007 White Paper on Sport: - implementation of 53 actions – 90% completed or underway </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preparatory Actions in the field of sport: transnational projects - 2009 (health, education, gender, disability) – 4m€ - 2010 (social inclusion, anti-doping, volunteering) – 2.5m€ - 2011 (tbc) </li></ul></ul></ul>Overview : Situation autumn 2010 (sport) 1. Where do we come from?
  8. 8. Timeline 2004-2008 European Year of Education through Sport (EYES) 2004 Study: “Young people’s lifestyle and sedentariness” 2005 EU Working Group Sport & Health 2005 White Paper on Sport (DG EAC) 2007 White Paper on nutrition, overweight and obesity-related health issues 2007 EU Physical Activity Guidelines 2008 1. Where do we come from?
  9. 9. 1. Where do we come from?
  10. 10. Timeline 2008-2010 EU Physical Activity Guidelines 2008 Entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty 2009 Preparatory Actions: HEPA, education & training, disability, gender 2009 Special Eurobarometer Sport and Physical Activity 2010 Preparatory Actions: doping, social inclusion, volunteering 2010 Sport Council (EYCS) ( Education, Youth, Culture [including Audiovisual Affairs] and Sport) 2010 Council Working Party on Sport 2010 1. Where do we come from?
  11. 11. 1. Where do we come from?
  12. 12. 1. Where do we come from?
  13. 13. 1. Where do we come from?
  14. 14. Timeline 2010-2014 (and beyond…) Council Working Party on Sport 2010 HEPA Europe EU Contact Group 2010 Communication on Sport (2010?) (2011?) Preparatory Actions: …?... 2011 Further mainstreaming? 2012? EU Sport Programme? 2014? Monitoring mechanism based on PA Guidelines? …?... 1. Where do we come from?
  15. 15. Lisbon Treaty TITLE XI EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL TRAINING, AND YOUTH AND SPORT Article 165 […] The Union shall contribute to the promotion of European sporting issues, while taking account of : the specific nature of sport, its structures based on voluntary activity its social and educational function. 2. What has changed?
  16. 16. Lisbon Treaty TITLE XI EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL TRAINING, AND YOUTH AND SPORT Article 165 Community action shall be aimed at: […] — developing the European dimension in sport, by : promoting fairness and openness in sporting competitions cooperation between bodies responsible for sports, by protecting the physical and moral integrity of sportsmen and sportswomen, especially young sportsmen and sportswomen. 2. What has changed?
  17. 17. Lisbon Treaty <ul><li>Political cooperation (Council Conclusions?) </li></ul><ul><li>Legally possible, depends on political consensus </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Activity Guidelines a good starting point </li></ul><ul><li>Input needed, including from EU Contact Group </li></ul><ul><li>Funding for HEPA projects in EU Sport Programme? </li></ul><ul><li>Legally possible, depends on budget </li></ul><ul><li>Situation not very favourable at present </li></ul><ul><li>Input needed from EU Contact Group: you can help us in a crucial phase </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HEPA chapter in an EU Sport Programme? </li></ul></ul>2. What has changed?
  18. 18. Pre-Lisbon: end of high conjuncture, but not Treaty competence Post-Lisbon: new Treaty competence, but recession… <ul><ul><li>HEPA chapter in an EU Sport Programme? </li></ul></ul>2. What has changed?
  19. 19. EU cooperation structures for sport <ul><ul><ul><li>Formal structures: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>COM: DG EAC, Sport Unit </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CONS: WP on Sport, Coreper I, EYCS Council: 2 nd meeting on sport on 18 November (anti-doping, social inclusion, high-level dialogue with sport movement) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EP: CULT Committee </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Informal cooperation: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sport Ministers, Sport Directors, 6 WGs (Health, Anti-Doping, Economics, Non-Profit Sport Organisations, Education, Social inclusion) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Structured dialogue with sport stakeholders: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EU Sport Forum </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bilateral/Multilateral </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>The EU & Spot 3. Where are we going next?
  20. 20. Implementing the Lisbon Treaty (sport) <ul><ul><ul><li>- Experience from informal cooperation with Member States and stakeholders (White Paper,...) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Broad consultation process first half 2010 (Member States, sport stakeholders, general public) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High expectations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Indications for priority areas for EU action </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation of an EU initiative on sport in full respect of the Treaty mandate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting, coordinating, supplementing action </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Only action with clear EU added value </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>EU & Sport The Lisbon Treaty & Sport 3. Where are we going next?
  21. 21. COM: Policy initiative <ul><ul><ul><li>Format: Communication on Sport </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overall objective: EU level promotion of sport in line with the Treaty mandate, contribution to Europe 2020 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Content: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Building on the White Paper on Sport (incl. same structure: societal role of sport, economic dimension of sport, organisation of sport) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on policy support </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proposals for action engaging the Commission and the Member States </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reference to a possible future EU programme to support the policy approach </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>EU & Sport 3. Where are we going next?
  22. 22. What next?... 2014–2020 EU Sport Programme? 2009 – 2011 Preparatory Actions 2012 – 2013 … ?...