The Local Mayor’s Office of Usme, in coordination with the IDRD and the support of Cop Colombia and Peace and Sport, will commemorate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, on April 6.
In addition to the IDRD and the Usme Local Mayor’s Office, there is the following support:
– National Police
– Idpac (District Institute for Citizen Participation)
– Secretariat of Social Integration
– Uaesp (Special Administrative Unit for Public Services)
– Habitat Secretariat
– House of Justice
– SCRD (Secretariat of Culture, Recreation and Sport)
Recreational, leisure and sports activities will be carried out with the most vulnerable community of Usme.
On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, the Government of Mexico and the World Wrestling Council (CMLL) will screen an episode of the series Unmasking Lucha Libre at the Mexico City Wrestling Arena, on April 5 at 7:00 pm.
The episode “Diversity in Wrestling” highlights the role of women, people from the LGBTIQ community and people with disabilities in Mexican wrestling. It will be followed by an intervention of Mr. Frederic Vacheron Oriol, UNESCO’s representative in Mexico. In a brief message, he will explain the scope of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and the guidelines to participate in the #WhiteCard digital campaign.
At the end of the event, participants will raise a collective #WhiteCard.
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.