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DERRICK O. CHARWAY
PhD. Research Fellow in Sport for Development at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Research interest: Sport Policy and Sport for Development and Peace. My current research project investigates the significance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and sport in Ghana. The project is entitled: Development through Sport in Ghana: Towards Sport Policy Coherence for Development.
Born in Zimbabwe and bred in Cape Town, South Africa, my passion, expertise and experience is in sport for development and peace. I currently operate as a specialist consultant in this sector, working for the international platform on sport and development as well as a range of other influential local and international actors.
A seasoned advisor in sport for social change, education for development as well adolescence and youth programming. Vast experience in PE & sport, sport Administration I have experience around project management, implementation and monitoring and evaluation. (worked for the UN family as well international non governmental organization on sport and education respectively targeting adolescents
I am CEO and co-Founder of Goal Click, a global media and photography project, helping people understand each other through football. Goal Click finds individuals and organisations from every country in the world to tell stories about what football means to them and their country - all using one disposable analogue camera.
Dr. Mahdi Omidi Jafari
Physical Education PhD & Sport Methodologist, Alternative and Complementary Therapists, International Massage Instructor, and Massage Therapist Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine University (Beijing) Fitness Consultant (Fitnesolution) & Family P.T Coach (Personal Training)
Katharina is a Sport Scientist and worked for the German Paralympic Sport Federation, Section of Lower-Saxony from 2010 - 2015. Since April 2015 she joined the UNESCO Chair "Transforming the Lives of People with Disabilities, their Families and Communities through Physical Education, Sport, Recreation and Fitness" at the Institute of Technology in Tralee, Ireland.
Datchanamoorthy a name that has left imprints in the books of Indian Human Rights Education; today is an iconic leader who has raised eyebrows in India with his visionary outlook for the state. Known for his crusading efforts demanding the compulsory Human Rights Education in the country, DatchanaMoorthy is a man on a fanatic mission to make India a model nation to the world. A great idealist wrote that people are born with equal rights. Then thousands of people cynically and sagaciously criticized it. Some diligently tried to make it real. It’s a paradox, but both the second ones - with their determined belief, and those who were unsparingly criticizing contributed that the idea, even slowly, but started to get formed in the minds of people and nations. As a Human Rights Defender, I believe that people’s equality before the law is the most important principal; because I know that it’s the basis of jurisprudence. As a practical person, I also know that Human Rights Education is needed to develop peace and self security. As a realist, I have no doubt that on a way of implementing these human rights in reality life. But as an optimist I believe that “the drop taps the stone”. And finally as a humanist, I completely agree with some other idealist
I'm very passionate about sports especially for development of young people through sport in all aspects! Working with children and adolescents gives me a better understanding in their individual needs and belief and value system. And vice versa they encourage me to reflect about myself.