The #WhiteCard Campaign
“WHITE CARD” a symbolic initiative to celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
To celebrate 6 April, Peace and Sport invites you to rally around the symbol of a white card as a sign of your commitment to peace efforts worldwide.
Whether or not you registered a project on the April6 website, White Card allows you to demonstrate your support for the peace through sport movement in your part of the world.
This digital campaign on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is supported by the Champions for Peace and many other personalities.
Thanks for your support!
Taking part couldn't be easier:
Holding a white card, just like a referee on a playing field.
The more creative your photo is, the better it is!
On Facebook with the tagline : @peaceandsport #WhiteCard
On Twitter with the tagline : @peaceandsport #WhiteCard
On Instagram : #WhiteCard @peaceandsport
The origin of ‘White Card’:
‘White Card’ takes its name from ‘Carton Blanc’, a highly-acclaimed travelling photo exhibition by Maud Bernos which highlights the faces of those who are at the very heart of Peace and Sport’s action and who are its tireless driving force: children.
The photographer named her exhibition ‘Carton Blanc‘ in reference to the red card, which signifies the most serious offense that a sports player can commit. Here, the colour white, which symbolizes purity and peace, is therefore used to represent positivity and constructiveness in sport.
“It’s a pleasure to be part of this initiative with Peace and Sport! 6 April is a unique opportunity to show that there is real mobilization around this day and that the peace through sport movement is alive and kicking! Photographs can convey important messages, and whether they are photos from my exhibition Carton Blanc or photos posted on Facebook or Twitter from people all over the world, the message is the same and I wholeheartedly support it. I encourage everyone taking part in this initiative. Play your Peace on April6! ”
Maud Bernos, photographer.
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