! - Planet Youth

Thursday, November 19th 2020
This is a seminar about the extraordinary success of the Leisurecard scheme in Iceland and how it has transformed health, wellbeing and life outcomes for a generation of young people.
We can make this a reality for OUR children


  • Welcome and Introduction

    Emmet Major will introduce the seminar and describe Planet Youth in the West of Ireland.   

  • The Leisurecard scheme

    Gísli Árni Eggertsson, who commissioned and initiated the scheme in Reykjavik, will explain how it works.

  • Organised leisure activities and their multiple benefits

    Dadi Rafnsson will talk about some of the remarkable outcomes of the scheme.

  •  Panel Q&A

    There will be a panel Q&A where attendees can ask questions of the speakers.

  • Emmet Major

    Planet Youth Coordinator Galway Mayo Roscommon

  • Gísli Árni Eggertsson

    Planet Youth Municipality Prevention Specialist

  • Dadi Rafnsson

    Lecturer, Department of Sports Science, Reykjavik University

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