Your Stories behind the #WhiteCard

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco

“My experience within the Olympic village, place of gathering and intercultural exchanges.”

Joël Bouzou, President and Founder of Peace and Sport

“Sport breaks down inherited prejudices and creates lasting bonds of friendship between individuals and peoples.”

Jean Baptiste Alaize : Overcoming traumas thanks to sport

"As a teenager, sport became an outlet, it allowed me to feel free. Thanks to sport, I took the right path and was able to overcome the traumas of my childhood."

Marie Bochet - Paralympic Champion and Champion for Peace

"Sport has allowed me to get to know myself, to push my limits and to adapt."
Aya: Football Journey

Aya: Football Journey

This is my story that is living proof on how nothing is impossible in the world of football and no obstacle stands in the way of dreams for fans of this game.My football journey began when I decided to start playing with my brothers football at home as well as in the...

Climbing Life Sport Music Peace

Climbing Life Sport Music Peace

Climbing Life is an educational project, a syntesis of webinars, seminars, thoughts, pictures that now arrive more earlier than April6.A violinist was the first and, with her violin and white card she reminded everyone of the importance of sharing their white...

Ball To All and Celebrity Goalie Ivo Mapunda Deliver in Tanzania

Ball To All and Celebrity Goalie Ivo Mapunda Deliver in Tanzania

Ball To All will make its largest delivery of soccer balls to kids who can not afford them.  Ivo Mapunda will lead the event in Tanzania.Ball To All is a non-profit (501c3) organization that was founded with a simple premise: keep kids playing – it will help them grow...

Aikido for peace

Aikido for peace

The International Aikido Seminar gathered Aikidoka from Romania, USA, Netherlands and Poland, also Slovakia and Sweden.The event took place in Romania, one of the members of the International Aikido Federation.There were several trainings that were enjoyed by...

Zakhi: finding inner peace with yoga

Zakhi: finding inner peace with yoga

Zakhi is a certified yoga teacher working with the association Yoga and Sport with Refugees, in Greece. He started joining yoga classes when he was on Lesvos in 2019 and then decided to follow the Yoga teacher training offered by the organization. Story: "In the first...

Gabriel Tabona: Peace Maps

Gabriel Tabona: Peace Maps

I have been able to develop  social media content which sparks conversation around peace. in 2020 , through Spoti Sauti , i produced a radio drama titled " Water tactics" , which sought to use football themes to sensitize the world on the need to conserve existing...

Nasroolah: sport to find a purpose

Nasroolah: sport to find a purpose

Nasroolah Jafari joined the Yoga and Sport with Refugees kickboxing classes when he was a resident of the refugee camp of Lesvos, in Greece. Having joined the association two years ago, sport has allowed him to get out of the camp environment and find a purpose; now...

Gora Ho – Sport as a vehicle out of poverty

Gora Ho – Sport as a vehicle out of poverty

Gora Ho is an Indian Archer who hails from a tribal belt in Jharkhand, and is one of India’s most prodigious talents. Born into challenging circumstances, he hailed from a financially backward family and tragically lost his mother in 2016, when he was just 15 years of...

Kaleem ullah Khan: Dodge ball to Give a message of peace

Kaleem ullah Khan: Dodge ball to Give a message of peace

In connection with Quetta Dodgeball Project, a grand dodgeball festival was organized at Bismillah Khan Kakar High School, Qila Abdullah on the occasion of 6 April Whiat Card. , Pakistan peoples parti Qila abdullah president Nazar Muhammad kakar, regional Sports...

Sin Limites por la Paz

Sin Limites por la Paz

Desde Venezuela celebraremos el dia mundial del deporte para el desarrollo y la paz, con una actividad conjunta entre las redes sociales con presencia digital de la comunidad deportiva , atletas,entrenadores y dirigentes con el símbolo de la tarjeta blanca . De igual...

Sports for Autistic Children

Sports for Autistic Children

Kafka Welfare Organization Pakistan is a non-profit organization working in Pakistan with a motive to build an inclusive peaceful society. Kafka has been implementing global sports for the development and peace movement in Pakistan. In new post-covid life, from the...

Sports and youths

Sports and youths

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE. This biggest and most prestigious program helps in every single youths . Now in my state maximum number of youths were drowning in drugs. It's kills hundred and thousands of youths. It's is a crucial stages of my...

Mutaz Essa Barshim: Friendship, respect and excellence can play a great role in promoting ideas of solidarity, non-violence, tolerance and justice

Mutaz Essa Barshim: Friendship, respect and excellence can play a great role in promoting ideas of solidarity, non-violence, tolerance and justice

Over the years, Mutaz Barshim has stood out as an outstanding athlete. During the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, he won the gold medal in high jump and decided to share the podium with Gianmarco Tamberi. By sharing the high jump gold medal rather than putting it on the...

Sport Academy Book for Peace

Sport Academy Book for Peace

The Sport Academy Department Daniele Nardi start in 2022 a new mission for help the people with less opportunity to have a new life. Sport & Education for give more opportunities to the people arriving with nothing. 

Cristian: teaching kids with the power of sport

Cristian: teaching kids with the power of sport

Cristian Saénz is one of the peace animators of the PeacemakersProject in Colombia, alongside the NGO Cop Colombia International. Cristian has been playing football for as long as he can remember, and his passion for football goes above all else. He said that "we need...

Gymnastics

Gymnastics

Tur mainta bo ta hanjami ta stretch i parti atardi bo ta hanjami ta praktika kosnan di turnen manera:cartweel,arabier kaats, handstand i hopi mas. Ami tin un amor pa turnen i e grupo . Danki kolorido gymnastics pa boso yudansa ku mi ta hopi nas leu di lokual mi...

Breaking down barriers through minigolf

Breaking down barriers through minigolf

In minigolf it doesn't matter who you are, where you come from, what age you are, if you are a man or a woman: it's you against yourself, looking for the perfect shot. Minigolf is a sport that can be at the same time a challenge with oneself and a means to unite...

NO MORE BARRIERS

NO MORE BARRIERS

I would like all people, especially those unsure of themselves, can try playing minigolf. It would be nice the creation of special days on which the best players teach the secrets of this sport to show that the barriers are in our heads and not in reality0

FODEDE in partnership with a female soccer team Earth Angels, Celebrates April6- Sport for Development and Peace with a launching of the #White Card campaign

FODEDE in partnership with a female soccer team Earth Angels, Celebrates April6- Sport for Development and Peace with a launching of the #White Card campaign

Football to Develop Destitute (FODEDE), a local not for profit sports organization that seeks support for innovative and sustainable sports education and entrepreneur programs worldwide as a strategy for social change to provides youth with workplace competencies that...

Cyprus NOC Celebrations / 6 April

Cyprus NOC Celebrations / 6 April

“Behind each #WhiteCard, there is a storyCyprus Olympian, Discus thrower Apostolos Parellis, and the staff members of the Cyprus Olympic Committee, participates at the International Peace and Sport Campaign at the Olympic House in Nicosia!!!They raise the #White Card...

Springboarding Gymnastics’ growth in South Africa

Springboarding Gymnastics’ growth in South Africa

Trampoline Gymnastics coach Offering Tlaka (RSA): “As much as it’s such a competitive environment at the end, the friendships that are built, it’s more than just the sport. It’s just about development, growth, and love. We’re all in it because we have this passion to...

Building Gymnastics toward success for Benin

Building Gymnastics toward success for Benin

Coach Innocent Yaka (BEN) was in his sixth year of school at the College of Avrankou in the department of Ouémé, Benin, when he discovered Gymnastics and embarked on a lifelong love affair with the sport. “Gymnastics allowed me to learn and be a recognised trainer...

My ambition? To see more engagement in Gymnastics in my country

My ambition? To see more engagement in Gymnastics in my country

Coach Darius Fields (BAR) shares his dream:“People would say they want the World Championships and Olympics. My ambition is less that and more to see more engagement in the sport in the country,” he said. “I love to see kids learn new skills. Every time they get a new...

WKF Executive Committee supports White Card campaign

WKF Executive Committee supports White Card campaign

The members of Karate’s decision-making body raised their White Cards as a symbol of the positive power of sport for peace and social inclusion. The action was held Wednesday during the virtual meeting of the WKF Executive Committee. WKF President Antonio Espinós...

Staffan de Mistura, former UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Envoy to war zones: “I raise my #WhiteCard because I believe in the unifying power of peace-through-sport initiatives”

Staffan de Mistura, former UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Envoy to war zones: “I raise my #WhiteCard because I believe in the unifying power of peace-through-sport initiatives”

Many years ago, I was part of a magical moment that I will never forget and that is still giving me hope for the future. The Israeli-Palestinian football team was competing with a very popular italian team in a big stadium in Rome. Yasser Arafat was on one side and...

Gymnastick to empower boys, from Curaçao

Gymnastick to empower boys, from Curaçao

I want to learn more about Gymnastick and grow in to. It's like a sports whit flexiblety, and to do my crazy jumps, over an over again. Is good to do flipping, but you have to now some rules. Because you can break something on your body. That's why better go to...