Active Cities key dates 2019: illustration of people in an active city.Decision-makers will address the importance of physical activity and creating active cities at a number of major events this year. Here are a selection of the key dates in 2019 for anyone interested in the active city movement. They include workshops and conferences from our partners The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA), the PACTE Project (Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe), EASO, and the European Association for the Study of Obesity. Click on the events to find out more.


World Cancer Day
21-22 PACTE Project Active Education workshop, Berlin


6 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
7 World Health Day
9-10 World Health Organization European High-level Conference on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Ashgabat
28 EASO European Congress on Obesity, Glasgow (until 1 May)


2-4 Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development, Bonn
10 World Health Organization Global Move for Health Day
10-11 The Inside Game coaching conference, Geneva
18 European Obesity Day
20-28 World Health Assembly
28-29 ThinkSport The Spot fostering innovation in sport, Lausanne
29 TAFISA World Challenge Day


20 PACTE Active Workplaces workshop, Brussels


23-30 European Week of Sport
29 World Heart Day


5-6 TAFISA World Walking Day


5-8 IAKS Congress, Facilitating an Active World, Cologne
12-14 Smart Cities & Sport Summit, Tokyo
14 TAFISA Congress and Smart Cities & Sport Summit joint event, Tokyo
13-17 The 26th TAFISA World Congress, Tokyo