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Global Sport for Development and Peace Knowledge Collaborative Conference

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Global Sport for Development and Peace Knowledge Collaborative Conference

Online conference to bring together different SDP stakeholders to ensure teaching addresses the needs of the sector.


Fri, 05/15/2020 - 10:00

The GloKnoCo project aims to establish best practice for the teaching and dissemination of Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) projects across the EU and internationally. It seeks to start a dialogue between universities and different SDP stakeholders (ministries, municipalities, think-tanks, governing bodies, federations, NGOs) to ensure that the teaching of SDP courses addresses the needs of the sector whilst helping all the actors to engage with research.

The conference will be held in English through Zoom platform.

Programme: 15 May 2020

Part 1
10:00 – 11:30 CET: Introduction to GloKnoCo

Keynotes: Cooperation the field of SDP

1. Dr. Marianne Meier - University of Bern, Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies

2. Katrin Grafarend - Head of International Relations, German Olympic Sports Confederation

Part 2
12:00 – 13:30 CET: Students´ presentations of SDP project proposals

Part 3
14:00 – 15:30 CET: Panel discussion with SDP stakeholders – What do the NGOs need from universities and other stakeholders? (INEX-SDA, MSIS, FHPU and others)
Closure of the conference

You will receive the links into the Zoom meeting rooms one day before the conference to the email address that you provide on the registration. GloKnoCo students do not need to register for this event.

Main organiser: Dr. Arnošt Svoboda:


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