European COP4HL Alliance
The European COP4HL Alliance kicked off on 08 October 2020 in Groningen, the Netherlands, during the final European conference of the Knowledge Alliance for Communities of Practice for Healthy Lifestyle EU project.
The European COP4HL Alliance shall become the voice and forum for local communities of practice fostering an active and healthy lifestyle in Europe.
The informal network represents local communities of practice across Europe with the purpose to lead a more coordinated dialogue with national and European policy stakeholders. The aim is to facilitate a more integrated set-up of the per se diverse public-social-private partnerships needed to shift people’s behaviours towards an active and healthy lifestyle.
The European COP4HL Alliance is the leading knowledge forum for the implementation of a community of practice approach towards social innovations fostering an active and healthy lifestyle in communities.
The European COP4HL Alliance exists to …
Provide community and opportunity (communityship) for co-creation and learning across local communities of practice promoting an active and healthy lifestyle in Europe.
Represent a powerful and coordinated voice of local communities of practice stakeholders to inform and consult policy stakeholders at the European arena.
Promote a local communities of practice approach on the European scale as an appropriate enabler or implementation strategy to promote an active and healthy lifestyle.
WHERE TO FIND US
The European COP4HL Alliance is not formally registered and has no official seat. However, the European COP4HL Alliance is facilitated by the organisation of the chairperson which functions as seat of the network. The current chair of the European COP4HL Alliance is held by the HANZE University of Applied Sciences - School of Sport Studies.
CO-CREATE WITH US
The European COP4HL Alliance is constituted by its members. Membership of the informal network consists of three categories: full members, associate members, and individual members.
Our FULL MEMBERSHIP is constituted by local communities of practice fostering an active and healthy lifestyle in Europe. These full members constitute the General Assembly. They are eligible to represent the European Alliance as chair.
Our ASSOCIATED MEMBERSHIP is made of organisations directly or indirectly fostering an active and healthy lifestyle in Europe who are supporting a communities of practice approach.
Our INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP is created by individuals who are directly or indirectly fostering an active and healthy lifestyle in Europe who are supporting a communities of practice approach.