The International Educational Forum “FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy” received the “Project of the Year” award at the “Stars of University Student Sports” annual ball. On 8 December, the event took place at the “Russia” State Central Concert Hall in Moscow.
The official ceremony was dedicated to honoring the best student athletes, All-Russian Sports Federations, universities, state, public and commercial organizations who had contributed to the development and popularization of student sports. The “Stars of University Student Sports” Ball has been arranged since 2013 by the Russian Student Sports Union with the support of the Moscow Government and Moscow Sports Department in order to popularize the student sports movement in our country.
FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy International Educational Forum took place on 14-22 June 2018. More than 100 representatives and heads of volunteer movements from FISU member countries participated in the Forum.
The forum lasted 8 days. FISU, UNIESCO, International Olympic Committee, WADA experts, and representatives of the Organizing Committees of the upcoming Universiades and University Student Championships. The participants of the Forum were involved in the City Volunteers Programme of FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia™.
“FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy is a unique platform for communication and exchange of experience between volunteers and members of national federations in the field of large-scale sports event management. We are happy to witness such meetings regularly”, said Alexander Karpov, Deputy Director General of ANO Directorate for Sports and Social Projects.
The Kazan Volunteers movement representatives presented the idea of forum organization at the Forum of the 13th International University Sports Federation (FISU) in 2016. Results of the Forum 2017 in Kazan were highly appreciated. A decision to organize this forum annually was taken at the FISU General Assembly 2017 in Taipei.
Nornickel company is a partner of the event.
Media Department of Directorate for Sports and Social Projects