NEWS

Mar 29 2019

Sharing by Professor Atara Sivan, Chairperson: World Leisure Organization – Hong Kong Chapter

Professor Atara Sivan, Board member of World Leisure Organization (WLO) and Chairperson of World Leisure Organization-Hong Kong Chapter (WLO-HK) was invited as a guest of honor to the graduation ceremony of “Boardgaming Instructor Certificate Program – Class of 2018” led by Jollythinkersand Play Infinityin Hong Kong. Graduates of the course, which targets individuals and groups interested in modern boardgaming, were educators, social workers and church leaders who have been contributing to the field of leisure through the use of these games.

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Mar 29 2019

WLO Committees work intensely to implement the Working Plan

Several WL Committee online meetings have been celebrated during the first quarter of 2019. Ad hoc Committees bring together Board of Directors members to join efforts for the implementation of WLO’s Working Plan on specific areas: Board organization and Governance, Communication, Educational services, Financial and Fundraising, Membership, Strategic Priorities Grant, Research and Knowledge Transfer, and Youth Ambassadors.

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Mar 29 2019

4th World Leisure Expo Consultation Meeting was held in Hangzhou

On the 5th March 2019, the 4th World Leisure Expo Consultation Meeting was held on the premises of Hangzhou Municipal Government. Representatives of organizers and key stakeholders attended this meeting, including Hangzhou Municipal Government, Hangzhou Business Travel Group and West Lake Expo Company, and Prof. Ling Ping, member of the WLO Board of Directors.

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Mar 29 2019

AJ Richard (United States): “Leisure is the freedom to self-actualize”

We welcome AJ Richard, from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) as WLO member. She looks forward to connecting with fellow researchers who share her interest in leisure as a means for social justice and transformation.

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Feb 27 2019

Yoav Brukner (Israel): “Leisure means to me the ability to make retired people have meaningful funny life and contribute to society from their vast capabilities”

Yoav Brukner believes there is a need to educate the retiring population about leisure in order to develop attitudes and values, and to provide knowledge and skills that enable them to be satisfied with life, have more fun, contribute to society and feel meaningful. This being aligned with WLO vision and mission, we are very happy to count with him as a new member!

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