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.”

Let's go to the Cup !

Participating in local, national, and international tournaments allows us to understand that the participation of boys, girls, and young adolescents is a process of inclusion which allows changing their realities, attitudes and thoughts.

Stronger Together – Story of Marlène Harnois

#ChampionforPeace Marlene Harnois played an active role in supporting and mentoring local taekwondo prodigies Ruth Gbagbi and Cheick Cissé.
Ferdinando: sport has always been with me

Ferdinando: sport has always been with me

I am a former tennis coach and Peace and Sport Coordinator. Sport has always been with me, teaching me passion and other values such as respect, self-control, determination and many others that permitted me to grow as an individual. I eventually coached kids for 2...

Athletes raise #WhiteCard to fight abusing

Athletes raise #WhiteCard to fight abusing

Safe sport is respect, justice and the absence of any intentional abusing. However, some athletes are unable to enjoy safe sport because of mental or physical abuse. We want to notice and help those in need! #Märka(#notice) campaign introduces contact numbers where to...

Le Roller De Efoe

Le Roller De Efoe

Afrique Roller Tour est une initiative de Association Togolaise de roller qui fera un tour de l’Afrique pour faire le Roller qui est Sport vraiment méconnu dans les pays Africains  afin d’encourager les tout petit et la jeunesse à s’y intéresse après celui du Togo...

Sport has helped me to bring smiles on the faces of young girls and boys

Sport has helped me to bring smiles on the faces of young girls and boys

I am a Sports for Development and Peace practitioner and researcher from Pakistan. I lead Kafka Welfare Organization as an Executive Director here we use sports as a social tool to engage isolated young people. Otherwise, they would go to the negative side.

Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, Secretary General, Pakistan Olympic Association

Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, Secretary General, Pakistan Olympic Association

On April6 the International Sport community will once again celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP). Established by the United Nations General Assembly and the International Olympic Committee, April6 recognizes the role that sport...

Joël Bouzou, President and Founder of Peace and Sport: “Sport breaks down inherited prejudices and creates lasting bonds of friendship between individuals and peoples.”

Joël Bouzou, President and Founder of Peace and Sport: “Sport breaks down inherited prejudices and creates lasting bonds of friendship between individuals and peoples.”

From the age of 17, I took part in Franco-German sports exchanges, which have profoundly changed me. The two world wars had bruised many people in their bodies and hearts, and people still bore the scars of war. Thus, my two grandfathers continued to maintain a form...

Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan HI(M), President Pakistan Olympic Association/ Noc Pakistan

Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan HI(M), President Pakistan Olympic Association/ Noc Pakistan

On April6 the International Sport community will once again celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP). Established by the United Nations General Assembly and the International Olympic Committee, April6 recognizes the role that sport...

JJIF: Ju-Jitsu for Good

JJIF: Ju-Jitsu for Good

 April 10 at 5:00pm we launch the “Ju-Jitsu for Good” program with a vision of working towards “a better world through Ju-jitsu.”We will be featuring Ju-jitsu based projects that have made a significant impact on the communities and lives around them. Be inspired....

Football for Humanity, For Peace

Football for Humanity, For Peace

With Football for Humanity,  football coaches in the Philippines will be invited to an webinar/open discussion which will look at how peace can be achieved through sport. Then, the coaches will share their own stories and photos on sport and peace and support their...

Aurore – Using sport for Peace Education

Aurore – Using sport for Peace Education

I do believe that if those clubs are supported and the advocacy is made, peace will flourish all over the country. My put in this is to provide a consistent support to those clubs and making sure that mobilization and advocacy are done regularly.

Germaine – Working for gender equity through Sport

Germaine – Working for gender equity through Sport

My initiative is to increase mobilization strategies geared to change attitude and mindsets in communities in regard to gender equality and equity ; this will include evidence-based strategies such as sharing success stories and testimonies on gender equity mostly...

Kids say: Give us a chance!

Kids say: Give us a chance!

Local community of the town Lazarevac in Serbia encourages kickboxing clubs to gather as much children as possible and offer them quality activities during their spare time. Programs defined by professionals and licensed coaches are fighting against obesity and...

Grace – Rwanda’s first woman football-referee

Grace – Rwanda’s first woman football-referee

AKWOS (Organization of Women in Sports) is local Non-Governmental Organization that Felicite founded in 1998 with a mission to empower East-African Women through sports starting from Rwanda, in Education, gender equality, peace-building, conflict management and...

Success for the girls doesn’t come easy

Success for the girls doesn’t come easy

Inclusion as much girls as possible to get into kickboxing trainings as the way of the empowerment young girls to start and stay in sport.Traditional gender roles in the local communities define the lifes of girls who are afraid to put the sport at the highest...

WKF mobilises Karate community for April6

WKF mobilises Karate community for April6

The World Karate Federation has launched an online campaign to engage the Karate community in the celebration of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6.Karate’s international governing body aims at involving the Karate world in...

I am Gerald Mballe, I am refugee living in Italy ,Milano and as well a Unified Partner. Today I am also very honored to be the Advisor for Unified with Refugees for SOEE

I am Gerald Mballe, I am refugee living in Italy ,Milano and as well a Unified Partner. Today I am also very honored to be the Advisor for Unified with Refugees for SOEE

Unified with Refugees programming for SOEE is bringing inclusive development to people on the move to the most marginalized once of our society a movement of inclusion that uses sport for social change.

WKF to engage Karate community for April 6

WKF to engage Karate community for April 6

The World Karate Federation celebrates the transformative power of sport and joins the global movement of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6. “The core message of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace goes...

Tom Hickson: Dodgeball Inclusion

Tom Hickson: Dodgeball Inclusion

Raise awareness of how the World Dodgeball Association (WDA) is supporting National Federations and local communities to improve the lives of people across the World. Increase opportunities to access WDA Community Dodgeball support. Increase opportunities to access...

Ball To All and Celebrity Goalie Ivo Mapunda Deliver in Tanzania

Ball To All and Celebrity Goalie Ivo Mapunda Deliver in Tanzania

Ball To AllBall To All is a non-profit (501c3) organization that was founded with a simple premise: keep kids playing – it will help them grow healthier, happier and at the same time, keep them out of trouble.The mission is simple and captured in the slogan: Every Kid...

CONSTRUCTORS OF PEACE

CONSTRUCTORS OF PEACE

"These events overflooded my sense of humanity. Yes, in the deepest of my being, a great challenge set root; a challenge which in that moment perhaps only was nostalgia, but which day by day turned into my most important objective—the objective which I fight for...

“LET’S GO TO THE CUP”

“LET’S GO TO THE CUP”

Participating in local, national, and international tournaments allows us to understand that the participation of boys, girls, and young adolescents is a process of inclusion which allows changing their realities, attitudes and thoughts. It doesn’t only the vision of...

Amir: Empowering the new generation through sport

Amir: Empowering the new generation through sport

Amir, 43 years old comes from Daraa city in Syria. He was a football coach in Syria. Since his arrival in the camp, he has been involved in many sport activities and seminaries (Football, Teqball, Baseball5). He then joined the Live Together Program in 2019 as a Table...

Silas Nduwayezu: Sport as a tool to teach

Silas Nduwayezu: Sport as a tool to teach

Silas Nduwayezu is 34 years old. He is a teacher at Giheta high school, Gitega province, Burundi. Trained to the Peace and Sport Methodology in the framework of the African Great Lakes program, he leads weekly activities for children after school.

Girls can be great football players

Girls can be great football players

I am part of AS Monaco Women’s Football team and I ampassionate about football. Since meeting the Champion for Peaceand international football player, Melissa Plaza, I am convinced thatgirls can be great football players.

Using sports against social exclusion

Using sports against social exclusion

I am a Basketball coach with the Bel Avenir organization, and I have a passion for teaching and sharing the positive values of sports with upcoming generations. As a Basketball coach, we play a key role in educating and transmitting values that will mark the...