November 15, 2017

The Marseille Declaration

What is the Marseille Declaration? The Marseille Declaration represents a global social change movement supported by UNESCO, and promoted by the UNESCO Chair and its signatories. […]
November 6, 2017

UFIT Participant Testimonial

 Meet Michelle from Westpark Fitness, Ireland Today we would like to share with you the testimonial of a UFIT participant. Michelle participated for 12 weeks in […]
October 11, 2017

Disability Service Providers

The UFIT Capacity Building package guides club /facility owners and managers in setting up partnerships at a local level that will facilitate on-going and sustainable collaborations […]
July 25, 2017

UFIT- A comprehensive vision of inclusive access for all to sport and fitness

From ‘declaration to action’ at Ministerial Conference for Sport and Physical Education MINEPS VI -UNESCO’s sixth international governmental conference on physical education and sport – took […]
June 14, 2017

Timothy Shriver Appointed UNESCO Chairholder in the Institute of Technology Tralee

One hundred years since the birth of former US President John F Kennedy, and nearly 50 years since the establishment of Special Olympics by his mother […]
May 31, 2017

UFIT and IHRSA: An example of a successful partnership

Partnership for Inclusive Health & UFIT Amy Bantham, UFIT USA Lead, representing IHRSA & IHRSA Foundation, attended in May the launch of the new Partnership for […]
May 8, 2017

What Do We Mean By The Term Disability?

Defining disability People with disabilities represent a group of diverse and heterogeneous persons, despite the stereotypical view of disability, that emphasizes wheelchair users or other groups […]
April 25, 2017

The History of Exercise – from Exclusive Fitness to Inclusive Fitness

What is Fitness? Fitness is a complex construct that has always existed but the branding and commercialization of it has emerged in the last half century […]