The Forum on Productive Youth Development through Sport in Africa

The Forum is a joint initiative of the UNOSDP and the Jacobs Foundation in collaboration with the Swiss Academy for Development (SAD) and the Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA).

Below you will find the latest updates from the Forum, so feel free to join in the discussion and comment on the stories below!

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View the photos of the Forum on PYD through Sport in Africa

  • 22 June 09 |
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Ms. Rudaba Khondker and Ms. Tegla Loroupe during the first World Café on “good practice”
Photos of the Forum on Productive Youth Development (PYD) through Sport in Africa have been published.
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Presentations of the Forum on PYD through Sport in Africa are available for download!

  • 22 June 09 |
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Prof. Marion Keim introducing the second day of discussions about partnerships in the field of sport and development.
Presentations made during the Forum on Productive Youth Development through Sport in Africa are just one click away. Read more

Participants interviewed at the Forum on PYD through Sport in Africa

  • 21 June 09 |
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Yomi Kuku, one among eleven other participants who agreed to take part in short interviews during the Forum on PYD through Sport in Africa.
Twelve participants taking part in the Forum on Productive Youth Development through Sport in Africa voiced their opinion on how sport can be used to address broader social and humanitarian ... Read more

Top UN Sports Envoy on his way to Kenya and South Africa

  • 16 June 09 |
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With less than a year to go until the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace is today heading to Kenya and South Africa.
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MYSA to perform for World Day Against Child Labour in Geneva

  • 10 June 09 |
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The Haba na Haba Band of young musicians from MYSA performed in Geneva for the World Day Against Child Labour on June 12. Read more

Creating Safe Spaces in Mathare, Nairobi

  • 09 June 09 |
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Girls practicing yoga at the Safe Spaces Mathare
Read about Peninah Nthenya - one among many interesting Kenyan delegates who will be at the Forum on Productive Youth Development through Sport in Africa, from June 16-18, 2009. Read more

Developing Opportunities for African Youth through Sport

  • 25 May 09 |
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The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and the Jacobs Foundation would like to draw your attention to the Forum on Productive Youth Development through Sport in Africa, ... Read more

 

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The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP)
The Jacobs Foundation
 
 

Organised by

The Swiss Academy for Development (SAD)
The Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA)