TAFISA Bulletin 2017



Regional Tafisa Bodies



PASFAF - Pan American Federation of Sport for All
ASFAA - Asian Sport for All Association

Recognised by

Champion of

Supported by

Ball Europe
Commerzbank AG
Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund
Bundesministerium des Inneren
Land Hessen


Partners & Stakeholders

TAFISA is well recognized in the family of international and national organizations in the fields of sports, sciences, culture and politics. This includes official recognition by, and active cooperation with, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), United Nations (UN), United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organisation (UNESCO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). TAFISA also enjoys working relationships with other international bodies, including ICSSPE, FISpT and others.

More detail on TAFISA’s partnerships is given below.

 TAFISA and the IOC share a long standing cooperation emphasised by the IOC’s official recignition of TAFISA, the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two organisations for the further development of selected TAFISA programs, and TAFISA’s seat on the IOC Sport for All Commission.


  In 2010, TAFISA and ENGSO solidified their relationship by signing a memorandum of understanding. 


TAFISA and FISpT have strengthened their relationship over recent years and are currently in the process of signing a memorandum of understanding.


 TAFISA and the WHO enjoy an mutually beneficial working relationship, currently being strengthened by the cooperation between TAFISA’s Triple AC program and WHO Europe’s Healthly Cities program.


   TAFISA and the UN have begun an active cooperation with the intention to pursue Sport for All development projects, particularly in Africa.


IUNworld, an international network of universities with a focus on sport management, and TAFISA have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop educational opportunities in the field of Sport for All. 


 ISCA and TAFISA have stepped up their cooperation to not only include increased communications between the two organisations, but also creating joint programs and events, for example the European Congress MOVE2010.


 TAFISA Secretary General, Mr Wolfgang Baumann, is a Board Member of ICSSPE which highlights the strong and positive relationship between the two organisations. ICSSPE has also been patron to many TAFISA events.


  TAFISA and UNESCO have been active partners for many years, highlighted by TAFISA’s seats on the Permanent Consultive Council (PCC) and International Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS). UNESCO have also been patron to many TAFISA events. 


The International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) is an international, non-governmental, non-profit organisation operating in the field of sports and leisure facilities.  TAFISA and IAKS signed an MOU in 2010 for cooperation regarding facilities for Sports for All.