XI FIEP European congress organized by the University of Banja LukaUniversity of Banja LukaGeneral
The XI FIEP (Fédération Internationale d’Education Physique) European congress was organized in Banja Luka on Sep 14-18 2016 by the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Banja Luka.
The issues discussed at the congress concerned anthropological aspects of sport, physical education and recreation, with over a hundred renowned experts from almost all European countries and the rest of the world participating, such as Great Britain, USA, Russia, RSA, Spain, Dominican Republic, Nigeria, Pakistan, Australia among others.
The opening ceremony was held on Sep 15, with the Rector of the University, Prof. Milan Mataruga, along with the Chairman of the FIEP Europe, Mr Baranislav Antala, and the Minister of Science and Technology of the Government of the Republic of Srpska, Prof. Jasmin Komic, addressing the participants.
The decision to entrust the Faculty with the organization of such an event was made at the IX congress held in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2014, giving credit to the Faculty and University on the whole for their efforts in the field.