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9th International Sport and Peace Conference

9th International Sport and Peace Conference

The Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace and its partners invite you to join them for the 9th International Peace and Sport Conference, to be held virtually.


Wed, 09/21/2022 to Thu, 09/22/2022

We are excited that you can be with us over these 2 days and we are looking forward to the important discussions, deliberations, reflections and outcomes as well as the presentations by local and international experts in the field of sport for development and peace.

Date: 21-22 September 2022 | Time: 10:00-16:00


  • Dr. Marion Keim, Chair of the Foundation
  • Dr. Lyndon Bouah, Chief Director: Sport and Recreation, Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS)
  • Dr. Ben Sanders, The International Platform on Sport and Development (sportanddev)
  • Ms. Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe, CEO of the Desmond Tutu Tutudesk Campaign Centre (DTTCC)
  • Dr. Atour Malik Evele, President of the Association of Pierre de Coubertin Committees of Africa, Cameroon
  • Ms. Alexandra De Navacelle de Coubertin, President of Pierre de Coubertin Family Association.
  • Prof. Constantinos Filis, President, Olympic Truce Centre
  • Ms. Catherine Forde, CANOC
  • Ms. Pauline Johanet, Peace and Sport
  • Mr. Abhinav Bindra, Olympian, Founder, Bindra Foundation
  • Ms. Emy Casaletti, Nelson Mandela Foundation
  • Minister Anroux Marais, Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Western Cape Government, South Africa
  • Mr. Barry Hendricks, President, SASCOC
  • Ms. Desire Ellis, Banyana Banyana Coach
  • Mr. Warren Lucas, Chair of the Youth Network FSDP
  • Dr. Debbie Alexander, International Paralympic Committee
  • Ms. Chrystal Pather (DCAS),
  • Ms. Arune Weyers, Paralympic Athlete
  • Ms. Game Mothibi, Africa Representative IWG
  • Dr. Bella Bitugu, Univ. of Ghana, FSDP
  • Prof. Matt Meyer, International Peace Research Association
  • Prof. Karen Petry, German Sports University
  • Ms. Chiara Pasquini, UNICEF
  • Dr. Caps Msukwa, SFDP Malawi
  • Mr. Paul Hunt, International Platform on Sport and Development (sportanddev)
  • Prof. Christo de Coning, Co - Director FSDP
  • Ms. Catherine Forde, Vice- President - the Americas, CANOC
  • Prof. David Maralack, UCT
  • Mr. Thabo Tutu, DCAS
  • Ms. Raedene Lucas, Youth Network
  • Mr. Myolisi Gophe
  • Mr. Eli Wolff , Director Power of Sport Lab
  • Mr. Norman Brooks
  • Mr. Rida Desai
  • Mr. Mark Mungal (Trinidad & Tabago)
  • Ms. Henrietta du Preez , FSDP and TAFISA intern
  • Ms. Jasmina Majiet, Pierre de Coubertin Committee, South Africa
  • Ms. Nisha Ramdin, President , Pierre de Coubertin Committee Mauritius
  • Dr. Anver Desai, FSDP
  • Mr. Cian de Coning, FSDP
  • Dr. Ivy Chen, Stellenbosch University
  • Mr. Mandla Gagayi, University of the Western Cape
  • Ms. CJ Jonkers, NEDBANK

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