Kinder+Sport promotes and encourages physical activity across the younger generations, inspiring children and young people worldwide to adopt active lifestyles from an early age, so that it becomes an integral part of their daily routine.
The program supports physical education programs, it provides technical equipment to schools, it promotes student championships, it supports the realisation of sports events intended for children, it organises multi-disciplinary campuses to involve children in sports, it cooperates with athletes and former champions as "ambassadors'' of active life styles and supports research projects aimed at increasing awareness of the benefits of an active life. First established in 2005, the project has grown steadily ever since, with the aim of reaching out to the highest possible number of children.
Established in 1914 as an offspring of the International Olympic Commitee, the Italian National Olympic Committee is the public body charged with organizing, promoting and growing national sports.
The German Olympic Sports Confederation is the non-governmental umbrella organization of German sport. It was founded on May 20, 2006, resulting from the merger of the German Sports Confederation (DSB) and the National Olympic Committee for Germany.
The Croatian Olympic Committee, founded in Zagreb on 10 September 1991, is the highest sports body in Croatia. The COC organizes Croatia's representatives at the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. It also organizes the Croatian contingent at smaller events.
The International School Sport Federation is a international multisport organisation, recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), gathering more than 118 National School Sport Organisations all around the world.Together with their members, ISF organises several of international sport competitions and non-competitive events for student athletes aged between 13 to 18 years:
- 10 annual World Schools Championships gathering 10.000 participants from all over the world
- 1 biennial mega sport event per year combining 10 to 18 sports, called Gymnasiade – ISF School Summer/Winter Games, gathering 1500 to 5000 athletes.
- 3 specific educational sport events promoting inclusion of young people with disabilities; women health, empowerment and leadership; cultural diversity and Olympism.
ISF events aim to promote among young people: healthy lifestyle, social inclusion, mutual understanding, volunteering, peace and non-discrimination. Thus, it contributes to support the educative paths of the young people to empower them as citizens of the world.