ENGSO Youth Committee

ENGSO Youth team is composed of the Chair, Vice-Chair, seven Committee Members, staff and 25 Young Delegates.

The 2021-2023 ENGSO Youth Committee

Ugne Chmeliauskaite, Chair

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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 and 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”

Henrietta Weinberg , Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: German Sports Youth (dsj)

 

Profession/studies: Sports Psychology 

 

Special areas of competence: Volunteering, Non-formal Education, Mental Health, Gender Equality

 

Favourite sport: judo

 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: quality education, because it forms the basis for joint advancement. 

 

Favourite motivation quote: “If there is effort, there is always accomplishment.” – Jigoro Kano 

Ronalds Rets Rezais, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: Latvian Sports Federations Council

 

Profession/studies: Project Specialist

Special areas of competence: Sport Diplomacy, Project Management, Research, Finances.

Favourite sport: Ice hockey

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: peace, justice and strong institutions”, because it is the “glue” that allows our society, economy, institutions and political system to function efficiently.

 

Favourite motivation quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – Wayne Gretzky.

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

Pál Vitalis Joensen Oly, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: Faroese Confederation of Sports and Olympic Committee

Profession/studies: Account Executive at software company

Special areas of competence: personal data protection, business development and project management 

Favourite sport: swimming 

 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: gender equality, because I have two daughters that should get the same opportunities in sport, carreer and in life as myself

 

Favourite motivation quote: “He who has a Why to live for can bear almost any How.”- Nietzsche

Sofie Korbee, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: The Netherlands Olympic Committee*National Sport Federation (NOC*NSF)

 

Profession/studies: Project leader Event Policy / MA Communication and Information Sciences and BSc Sport Sciences

 

Special areas of competence: Policy advice on and evaluation of impact of international sports events, grassroots sports participation monitoring, communication and sport for development.

 

Favourite sport: windsurfing and cycling

 

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: gender equality, because everyone deserves equal chances!

 

Favourite motivation quote: “Always try to move a little bit further in life. Trust yourself, you can fly very high.” – Lewis Hamilton

Luka Antonia Börger, Committee member

ENGSO member I represent: French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF)

Profession/studies: Project officer international relations and youth work

Special areas of competence: German-french relations, international youth projects, non-formal education Favourite sport: swimming and badminton

Favourite sport: swimming and badminton

Favourite Global Goal (SDG), and why: Quality Education, because equal education for all sets the foundation.

 

Favourite motivation quote: “Seul on va plus vite, ensemble on va plus loin” (African saying)