MEET THE TEAM
Committee 2019-21
Ugne Chmeliauskaite, Chair

ENGSO member I represent: Lithuanian Union of Sports Federations
 

Profession/studies: Expert on International Development Cooperation
 

Special areas of competence: Development cooperation; International relations; Youth empowerment; Social inclusion; Non-formal education; Training&facilitation; Project management
 

Favourite sport: Field Hockey
 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: 17, Partnership for the goals. Because only together we can make the difference!

 

Favourite motivation quote: "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing" - Walt Disney

Filip Filipic, Vice-Chair

ENGSO member I represent: Olympic Committee of Serbia
 

Profession/studies: Senior Technical Project Manager
 

Special areas of competence: Non-formal Education; Employability; Volunteering; SDGs; Innovation; Project Management;
 

Favourite sport: Swimming
 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: "4. Quality Education", because it lays the foundation for achieving many other SDGs.
 

Favourite motivation quote: "Success tomorrow starts today"

Lovisa Broms, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: The Swedish Sports Confederation

 

Profession/studies: Master degree in Sport Management, Currently PhD Candidate in Sport Science at Malmö University and Project manager for the ENGSO led Erasmus+ project CHAMP

 

Special areas of competence: Project management, meeting facilitator, research

 

Favourite sport: Equestrian sports

 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: Gender equality

 

Favourite motivation quote: “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” —Muhammad Ali

Titouan Martin Barré, Committee member

My name is Titouan, I’m 22 years old and I live in Paris, France. I grew up with sport around me since I can’t remember, first as a handball player, and then as a coach and a referee in various other physical activities. I graduated last year in both sport management and physical education in France. These studies abled me to develop my knowledge on the benefits of physical activities and taught me how to use it to contribute to bigger goals, and on the side to be committed to defend youth rights and promote sport at local, national and european scale. In these matters, appart from being a committee member of ENGSO Youth, I am currently working for the national organization representing student in the field of sport (ANESTAPS) as general vice-president and am the representative of the French Youth Council (CNAJEP) for the European Youth Forum. The main topics I am focusing on are education, employability and inclusion.

Marianna Cardoso, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: Sport Confederation of Portugal
 

Profession/studies: Master in Teaching Physical Education
 

Special areas of competence: Education
 

Favourite sport: Tennis, Canoeing
 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: SDG #4 - Quality Education, because education is the corner stone that supports everything, promoting behaviours of tolerance, respect, responsibility, fraternity, … everything.

 

Favourite motivation quote: "The secret of getting ahead is getting started” - Mark Twain.

Anett Fodor, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: Hungarian Competitive Sport Federation 
 

Profession/studies: Sport Management Msc
 

Special areas of competence: event management, volunteer management, sport for development, gender equality
 

Favourite sport: water polo, swimming, kickboxing
 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: Quality Education, because this could be the solution for all the other challenges in the world.
 

Favourite motivation quote: "Travel is not reward for working, it's education for living. "

Iva Glibo, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: Croatian Olympic Committee
 

Profession/studies: Research Associate and PhD Candidate at the Technical University of Munich
 

Special areas of competence: sustainable development, physical activity and mental health, monitoring and evaluation
 

Favourite sport: Baton twirling
 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: SDG 13 climate action: I think it is the most urgent one.
 

Favourite motivation quote:  "Nigdar ni tak bilo da ni nekak bilo, pak ni vezda nebu da nam nekak nebu." Miroslav Krleža

Kirsten Hasenpusch, Committee member, treasurer

ENGSO member I represent: dsj (German Sports Youth) 
 

Profession/studies: Technical Management (M.Sc.), Economic Science (B.Sc.)
 

Special areas of competence: Finances, Sustainable Development
 

Favourite sport: Motorsports, Wintersports, ball sports
 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: Partnership for the goals, because when all areas, levels and groups of society are involved, values such as unity and solidarity can be lived. These common values are then the basis to reach the other SDG all together.

 

Favourite motivation quote: “be a voice not an echo” (Albert Einstein)

Ivana Pranjic, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: Sport Austria

 

Profession/studies: Sport Science & Sport Management

 

Special areas of competence: Communication, Sports Diplomacy, Sport & Human Rights

 

Favourite sport: Basketball, Crossfit, etc.

 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions

 

Favourite motivation quote: "Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.“

Staff
Matej Manevski, Policy and Projects Manager

Profession/studies: Organizational management

 

Special areas of competence: Non-formal education & youth work, intercultural learning & facilitating dialogue, civic engagement and youth participation, project & organisational management.

 

Favourite sport: tennis. 

 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why:  SDG #3 Good health and well-being, because only when people are healthy they can focus and contribute to the other aspects of the society and the implementation of the other goals... 

 

Favourite motivation quote: Panta Rhei—Everything Flows 

Polona Fonda, Communication Officer 

Profession/studies: Graphic and interactive communications

 

Special areas of competence: communications and digital marketing for sport for development and sport for all

 

Favourite sport: alpine skiing, ski touring, mountain bike, Olympic weightlifting

 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: 17 - Partnerships for the goals; we can only achieve SDGs if we work together towards a common goal.  

 

Favourite motivation quote: when nothing is certain, everything is possible. 

Secretariat
Lithuanian Union of Sports Federations

Lithuanian ENGSO member organisation - Lithuanian Union of Sports Federations - was established in 1992. It is an umbrella organisation for 73 national sport federations in Lithuania, being one of the widest sport organisation in the country.

 

Lithuanian Union of Sports Federations works closely with the National Olympic Committee, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuanian Sports University. Member organisation actively participates in ERASMUS+ programme and promotes youth sports in the daily work.

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