UNESCO European Athletics Young Leaders Community


Forum to focus on projects led by young people

June 22, 2012

European Athletics and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are teaming up again to develop tomorrow’s sport and community leaders by staging a Young Leaders Forum from 25-28 June in conjunction with the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki.

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Norway’s Rune Osa: Double Gold Volunteer

June 3, 2012

It is nine o’clock on a late May evening.  The calm voice at the end of the phone betrays little emotion except good humoured patience.

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Rune Osa of Norway. Rune Osa of Norway. (European Athletics)

Volunteer Spotlight: Sylke Schliessmann

May 16, 2012

Businesswoman Sylke Schliessmann has been spending her summers as a serial volunteer at Europe’s most important athletics events.

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Sylke Schließmann Sylke Schließmann (European Athletics)