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The 2018 Peace and Sport Regional Forum is approaching

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The 2018 Peace and Sport Regional Forum is approaching

This year sportanddev will provide first-hand coverage from Rhodes, Greece.

Peace and Sport and the Region of South Aegean of Greece are inviting representatives of governments, sport bodies, international organisations and academia to exchange and share best practices on 18 October at the Regional Forum. This year, the theme is 'Societies in Motion: Rising up through Sport'.

The event will comprise three sessions:

  • Session 1: The role of sport creating peaceful communities, networks and regional cooperation
  • Session 2: Cities as a hub of innovation and social inclusion
  • Session 3: Investing in human capital for social and economic development

Speakers will include a range of experts from Olympic athletes to government representatives, and other Champions for Peace.

  • Read the full list of speakers here

As in previous years, the Forum will culminate in a gala evening and awards ceremony. Seven awards will be presented to outstanding regional and international initiatives promoting peace through sport.  

sportanddev.org is pleased to provide coverage of the event for the third year. Articles will include highlights from the event as well as sport’s role in peacebuilding.

You can find more information about the Forum on the Peace and Sport website and on the Highlighted Initiative page.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 17:14

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