Three "global active cities" on the agenda on 5 November
How does a city qualify as a Global Active City? This is revealed by the thematic block on the afternoon of 5 November, with first-hand reports from Hamburg, Liverpool and Richmond.
"Hamburg: The legacy lives on" says Christoph Holstein, State Councillor for Sport of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg in Germany. Nicky Yates, Strategic Physical Activity and Sport Development Manager at Liverpool City Council, sees Liverpool as a pioneer. In Richmond, Canada, the city scores with Healthy and Active Living. Elizabeth Ayers, Director of Recreation & Sport Services at the City of Richmond, provides insights. The session will be moderated by Tom Jones, Senior Principal at Populous.
Learn how to develop strategies to enhance urban planning, offer better activity infrastructure, engage neighbourhoods and design public spaces and streets for more inclusivity and activity. The Global Active City programme is part of the Active Well-Being Initiative formed by TAFISA, evaleo and the IOC.