Thanks to the effort of Chiara Volonte our Vice-President, on 22th of October the FITB joined the International Sport and Culture Assocition ISCA. From October 19th to 22th, Chiara attended ISCA congress and General Assembly in Paris. Thank you Chiara.
This International Association promotes sport for all and physical eduction at any level. The association was created in 1995, and today is a global actor closely cooperating with its 130 member organizations, international NGOs, and public and private sector. Its 40 million individual members from 65 countries represent a diverse group of people active within youth, sport and cultural activities.
ISCA's philosophy is that sport is not just about competition and exercise, but also involves having a good time and making friends. Moreover, sport regulates social behavior and creates a feeling of belonging - which in turn leads to a a strengthening of democracy.
ISCA's purposes are:
- supporting cross-border understanding through sport and culture
- promoting sport as a bearer of cultural identity
- encouraging the broadest possible participation in sports and cultural activities for affiliated members.
The FITB hopes to get the International recognition that it deserves with this affiliation. This is our main goal and we are continuing to enhance this recognition.