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."
Luis Felipe: How Taekwondo changed my life

Luis Felipe: How Taekwondo changed my life

For over 21 years, AJTKD has been helping children and youth overcome adversities and reach their full potential through Taekwondo. Our project was born within the community it was built for. As part of this community, we put our heart and soul in every action we take...

Basketball to empower girls

Basketball to empower girls

They're 4 basketball courts in Ranerou in Senegal but no one never played basketball. Once, I brought a ball, some shirts and showed them how to play. I had 30 girls who played for the very first time of their life. That was 4 years ago, now they have a team and...

Golos Solidários

Golos Solidários

Celebramos o dia 6 de abril num reforço da importância do papel ativo social das instituições desportivas, no desenvolvimento e contributo social nas regiões onde estão inseridas. 

Ytannia: Barbados Women In Sport

Ytannia: Barbados Women In Sport

I raise this white card in solidity with those who continue to create real positive change by transforming sport to benefit women and girls.I raise this white card as a symbol to continue highlighting the stories of those who have been positively impacted by sport as...

Sports Schools for Development and Peace

Sports Schools for Development and Peace

In the framework of the EU funded Sport Opens School project, our students from Hungary, Romania, Italy & Portugal have realised a video to raise awareness on the IDSDP among their peers. On the flashing boards are the topics addressed by a brand-new PE module we...

Sport makes me believe everything is possible

Sport makes me believe everything is possible

Last year when we decided to give even more power to the WhiteCard, came the simple idea of highlighting stories of positive change through sport and enable everyone to share their inspiring story and keep a concrete record of the positive power of sport. I am glad to...

Cyprus NOC Celebrations

Cyprus NOC Celebrations

The Cyprus National Olympic Committee Executive Board and staff members, participated at the International Peace and Sport Campaign! and raised the #Whitecard, which symbolizes the World Day for Peace and Friendship. 

Didier Drogba, Vice-President of Peace and Sport: “The universality of sport brings people together, regardless of ethnic origins, religions or political beliefs”

Didier Drogba, Vice-President of Peace and Sport: “The universality of sport brings people together, regardless of ethnic origins, religions or political beliefs”

On October 8, 2005, in Khartoum, Ivory Coast qualified for the first time in its history in the FIFA World Cup. The victory came as civil war raged on and clashes between supporters of Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara had left thousands of dead in the country....

basketball

basketball

Basketbol hakkında bilgi verirsem; basketbol popüler bir takım oyunu ve elde tutulan topla oynanan bir spordur. Gerçekten çok eğlenceli ve zevkli bir spor. Hobi sahibi olmak istiyorsanız kesinlikle basketbol oynayın derim. Ekibinizle her zaman birlikte olabilir ve...

Playing sports gives pleasure

Playing sports gives pleasure

During these times when we stay at home, we are very sedentary and our bones are often painful all over, so we can do sports at home or at least exercise in our garden of our home and provide the necessary movement of our body

WKF Athletes Commission joins April 6 celebrations

WKF Athletes Commission joins April 6 celebrations

Members of the group representing all the karatekas in the world are spearheading Karate’s participation in the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP).As a demonstration of these Karate Values, the Athletes’ Commission of the World Karate...

ΚΔΑΠ Kids Athletics: Κίνητρό μας; Η αγάπη μας για τα παιδιά και η εξέλιξή τους μέσω του αθλητισμού.

ΚΔΑΠ Kids Athletics: Κίνητρό μας; Η αγάπη μας για τα παιδιά και η εξέλιξή τους μέσω του αθλητισμού.

Το κίνητρο μας ήταν να υπάρξει ένας χώρος δημιουργικής απασχόλησης, δημιουργικού παιχνιδιού, ένας χώρος ελεύθερης διακίνησης και έκφρασης ιδεών, ένας χώρος γυμναστικής μόνο για παιδιά!Ένας χώρος βγαλμένος μέσα από την δική μας ανάγκη να έχουν τα παιδιά μας αυτό που...

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco: My experience within the Olympic village, place of gathering and intercultural exchanges

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco: My experience within the Olympic village, place of gathering and intercultural exchanges

“My experience in the Olympic Village during the Olympic Winter Games allowed me to meet athletes from other cultures and forge relationships on an equal footing. This learning has always been with me and has contributed to my understanding of the world as Head of State. On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, I am raising my #WhiteCard to promote the universal values ​​of sport “.

MAGKANOUDAKI DIMITRA OLY. sport shapes the personality of young people

MAGKANOUDAKI DIMITRA OLY. sport shapes the personality of young people

My name is Dimitra Magkanoudaki.I started fencing in 1990 and stopped in 2008 . I participated in the 2004 Olympic Games where they took place in my country Greece, where with my team we won the 8th place in epee. Now I am a coach for young children and my purpose is...

Sport to include all

Sport to include all

I always believed in the values ​​of sport. For me it is more than professionalism, fame, and what you can see on all devices nowadays. The sport has a deep soul that comes from Olympism. Values ​​such as respect, inclusion, hard work, teamwork, and much more. Things...

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...

Mr Aiman Arafat

Mr Aiman Arafat

My wife and I went to visit family Dec 2019 for a couple of month, Covid 19 hit the world and the boarder between Gaza and Egypt was closed. Tennis is my passion, I played, Coached, Administered and volunteered for the sport that I love. I decided to help build a...

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....