The Dean of Sports Pedagogical Faculty for Mass Sports took part at international conference in Kiev

The III International Conference “Sports Sustainable Development: Problems and Prospects” was held in Kiev on November 27-28, 2019. It took place under the authority of the “International Association universities of physical culture and sports and European University Sports Association”.

The forum addressed topical issues of the Olympic movement and sports:

  • The environmental dimension as a factor of sustainable development in the field of physical education and sports. Modern sports actual problems.
  • The formation of moral value orientations of the younger generation in the context of the modern of Olympic education paradigm.
  • The role of Olympic sports in the implementation of sustainable development goals.
  • Physical and motor activity is a path to healthy lifestyle – the result is a healthy nation.

The conference was attended by representatives of 14 countries (Belarus, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Malaysia, Moldova, the Republic of South Africa, Poland, Romania, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France).

At the plenary session, the rector of the “National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport” E.V. Imas said, that the conference was greeted by the head of the “IOC Sustainability and Legacy Commission”, Prince Albert II of Monaco, president of the “European University Sports Association” Adam Rochek, the president of the International Association of Physical Education and Sports Universities and its President, Kairat Zakiryanov and President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine Sergey Bubka .

The Conference round table topic was: “The preparatory strategy for Tokyo 2020 Games”. Professor Platonov served as a moderator.

The Republic of Belarus was represented by the dean of Sports Pedagogical Faculty for Mass Sports Irina Guslistova (Belarusian State University of Physical Culture). Irina Guslistova presented the topic: “The role of Olympic sports in implementing the goals of sustainable development, formation of moral ideals of the younger generation in the context of Olympic education paradigm”.

The dean pointed out, that one of the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the UN is to “Ensure inclusive and high-quality education, promote lifelong learning opportunities for everyone”. The joint efforts of different countries and communities are focused on various problems solving, including the of civic awareness improvement, as well as mental and physical health.

Olympic education is a system that includes education, healthy lifestyle promotion and sports actualization, the importance of partnership and cooperation, Olympic values as the equivalent of universal human qualities.

However, in order for Olympic education to become truly significant in implementing of sustainable development goals, it is vitally important to form a value attitude to it.

It is important to note, that during the report, an active discussion was caused by information about the multisport forum II European Games-2019 held in Minsk, which left all participants a lot of numerous data.

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