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2nd Cape Town International Peace Conference and expo

2nd Cape Town International Peace Conference and expo

The 2nd Cape Town International Peace Conference and expo aims to bring together international and local experts, practitioners as well as academics in the field of sport and recreation for peace and development.

Date

09/17/2015 00:00

Location

Cape Town, South Africa|18.09.2015
A City Focus on Peace, Sport and Recreation

Date

: 17- 18 September 2015
Location: Cape Town City Hall, Cape Town (South Africa)
Brought to you by Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace and its partners

Event details
The event will be brought to you by the Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace, in collaboration with the City of Cape Town, Sanlam Cape Town Marathon and the Western Cape Network for Community Peace and Development and their partners.

The conference will facilitate discussions, workshops, presentations and community experiences in the field of sport, recreation, community wellbeing and youth in the development and peace context.

South Africa holds the Executive Board Chair of the Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDP IWG) which the United Nations Office of Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) services as Secretariat and has successfully hosted the 1st Cape Town Peace Conference on the occasion of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, and the occasion of the World Peace Day on 19 September 2014.

The 2nd Cape Town International Peace Conference will follow suit on the occasion of the 2nd Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on 20 September and the International Peace Day on 21 September 2015. The event seeks to promote sport, wellbeing, tolerance and peace worldwide.

The event addresses a variety of stakeholders from civil society, government departments, corporates, the media as well as interested parties from tertiary institutions, clubs and schools. Delegates will be representing stakeholders from the city, from civil society, government departments, corporates as well as interested parties from sport, recreation and peace organisations, federations, tertiary institutions, clubs, faith-based organisations, defence force, police, schools etc.

The conference will, in addition to presentations and panel discussions, comprise four commissions dealing with the following key issues:

  • Promoting tolerance and social cohesion: Youth, leadership and universal and Olympic value education
  • Healthy lifestyles – Getting communities active
  • Community safety, sport and peace in the city
  • Parternships with communities - Implementing sport and recreation initiatives for development

Contact

For more information please contact conference organisers:

  1. Marion (082 202 3454), Nariman (083 566 2981)
  2. Christo (083 626 4590), Heidi (083 261 9108)
  3. Or mail to info@foundationforsportanddevelopmentandpeace.com


[This article has been edited by the Operating Team]