Conversations with sporting event organizers: Introducing healthier food and dining environments at sporting events
The WHO Department of Nutrition and Food Safety invites you to join the third and final webinar of the webinar series “Healthy food is not just for athletes – Promoting a healthy food environment at Mega Sports Events”, will take place on October 3. 2023, 2pm – 3pm CEST titled: Conversations with Sports Event Organizers: Introducing Food and healthier eating environments at sporting events.
Sporting events should be ideal venues to model and promote healthy eating as part of a healthy lifestyle.
The high visibility of major sporting events offers valuable opportunities for greater impact, reaching billions of fans around the world, creating positive perceptions of food and drink Healthier in the stadium and beyond. On 24 August 2023, WHO published a new actionable guide for sporting event organizers titled “Healthier diets and healthier food environments at events sport”. » This publication, developed in collaboration with the Qatari Ministry of Public Health, aims to support sporting event organizers in improving the safety of their future events.
Sporting event organizers have a unique role to play in improving the food supply and dining environment at sporting events. By bidding on food and beverage concessions, they decide what foods and beverages will be served in the stadiums and sometimes nearby. They can act not only to ensure food safety but also to promote healthier diets and food environments in stadiums and at sporting events, but they must take steps to the right tool to do it.
This webinar aims to present actionable guidance for sporting event organizers and gather their feedback, especially on the challenges and opportunities perceived in introducing the regime healthier eating and healthier food environments at sporting events.
Join this webinar to learn about the evidence supporting action for healthier diets and food environments at sporting events, demonstrating what fans can achieve and aspire to. healthier food environment, and to know specific actions that can be taken to achieve a healthier and more wholesome diet. food environment during sporting events.