Con motivo del Día Internacional del Deporte para el Desarrollo y la Paz, el Gobierno de México y el Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) proyectarán un episodio de la serie Unmasking Lucha Libre el martes 5 de abril a las 7 de la noche en la Arena de Lucha Libre de la Ciudad de México.
La proyección del episodio titulado “Diversidad en la lucha libre” pone de relieve el papel de las mujeres, las personas de la comunidad LGBTQI+ y las personas con discapacidad en la lucha libre mexicana. La proyección irá seguida de una intervención del Sr. Frederic Vacheron Oriol, representante de la UNESCO en México. En un mensaje corto, explicará el alcance del Día Internacional del Deporte para el Desarrollo y la Paz y las orientaciones de la campaña digital #WhiteCard.
El acto se cerrará con una #WhiteCard (tarjeta blanca) colectiva.
The webinar “Sport for Development and Peace” organized by the Portuguese Institute of Sport and Youth (IPDJ), aims to promote the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and the initiatives implemented on this occasion, among the community of Portuguese-speaking countries.
The President and Founder of Peace and Sport Joël Bouzou will present the conference together with the President of the IPDJ and the Secretary General of the Conference of Ministers of Youth and Sports of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries, Vítor Pataco.
After the presentation of the guidelines and tools of the CPLP ethical plan to involve the Portuguese-speaking countries in the development of sustainable peace through sports programs, the event will allow between the General Directors of Sport of the CPLP and Peace and Sport.
Two days will be held as part of the April 6 celebration: kickboxing day and table tennis day.
Kickboxing open day
On March 24, 50 boys and 50 girls benefited from capacity building sessions by WAKO experts. Kickboxing and self-defense demonstrations were followed by a collective #WhiteCard. Coaches Ali and Nesrin also benefited from the capacity building sessions.
Table Tennis Open Day
On March 31, experts from the ITTF Foundation will organize a table tennis demonstration and will end with a collective WhiteCard.
Peace and Sport President and Founder Joël Bouzou will sit on the panel “Gathering for Peace – Qatar Peace and Sport Cup 2011” with Peace Champion Ryu Seung-Min and Khalil Al-Mohannadi. This conference will be held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Ping Pong Diplomacy and World Table Tennis Day on April 6.
On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development (IDSDP), the Peacemakers join the mobilization of April 6, 2022 through the implementation of several initiatives that have with the aim of highlighting the power of sport for peace. All the initiatives launched by the Peacemakers to celebrate April 6 will end with a collective photo #WhiteCard, a symbol of peace through sport.
Mobilization of Terres-en-Mêlées in Togo
The mobilization of the Peacemakers will begin on March 25 at 9 am in Togo with an inter-school educational meeting. During this event, the 200 participants from the Mariam and Itiyane schools will be able to participate in peace activities through rugby. This celebration, organized by the Togolese association, will also welcome researchers from the University of Paris-Nanterre and members of Peace and Sport.
Mobilization of the Naandi Foundation in India
At the end of March, the Naandi Foundation in India will celebrate April 6 with the closing of its project: the “Toofan Games”. This project is a national tournament that has been going on for months and in which more than 180,000 girls from 4,000 towns in different parts of the country participate. The closure of this project will be celebrated with the final of the tournament.
Mobilization of AKWOS Rwanda
April 6 celebrations will kick off in Rwanda, with a demonstration of the Peace and Sport Methodology at a school in the country’s capital, Kigali. Participating in these demonstrations will be the beneficiary children of the programme, the teachers and Caroline Boury, an expert in the Peace and Sport Methodology.
Mobilization of Cop Colombia Internacional
The COP Colombia association will also organize a celebration for the April 6 mobilization. Several sports demonstrations will be held in the Usme district of Bogotá with the participation of beneficiaries of the Peace and Sport Methodology.
Mobilization of Tibu Africa in Morocco
The mobilization of Peacemakers will end on April 6 with the launch of a training bootcamp in Morocco within the framework of the “Girls CAN” project of the Tibu Africa association. This bootcamp will benefit 36 girls between the ages of 20 and 25 in a precarious situation, from the suburbs of Casablanca. The launch of this project will be followed by a training session on the Peace and Sport Methodology scheduled for April 25-28.