President, International Sport and Culture Association
President of the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) since 2007, but been engaged in the development of ISCA since 1998. Prior to this Mogens Kirkeby was employed at the Danish Red Cross Society. (Campaign, Fundraising and HR). Mogens Kirkeby holds a Master of Science in Sport, Organizational Development and Sport Policies and a degree in Social Science and International Politics.
The main tasks as President is political leadership and management of ISCA and to represent ISCA towards various international institutions such and European Commission, European Parliament and Council of Europe.
Other positions and engagements:
2009 - 2011 Chairman of the Steering Board of the International Platform for Sport and Development. www.sportanddev.org
2004- → Member of the Program committee of the media and journalist network Play the Game. www.playthegame.org
2007 - → Member of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (DG Health and Consumers) http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_determinants/life_style/nutrition/platform/platform_en.htm
2007 -2008 Sport sector expert on report SHARING DIVERSITY: National Approaches to Intercultural Dialogue in Europe. www.interculturaldialogue.eu
2013 - → Board Member of the Danish Sport for All organization DGI http://www.dgi.dk/English.aspx
2014 - → Board Member of the Danish Outdoor Council http://www.friluftsraadet.dk/indhold/english.aspx
He has served in several expert groups of the European Commission and the Council of Europe and given lectures and presentations to a variety of audiences across the globe.
Mogens Kirkeby, President
International Sport and Culture Association
Phone: +45 28185619
Presentations at Play the Game conferences:
Presentation - Play the Game 2015
Good governance in grass-root sport - Play the Game 2013
'Referees' or visible sport politicians - who stimulates growth in sport participation - Play the Game 2011 (PP Pdf.)
The_pyramid_is_history - Play the Game 2009
The many faces of European Sport - Play the game 2007 (PP Pdf.)