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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 am a sport professional with 6 years of experience in sport development, events and research and I have worked in highly visible positions that have allowed me to interact with people from all over the world. I thrive in dynamic, diverse settings and adapt quickly to changing environments.
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.
Cassie Collins is the program manager of Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation (TIRF). TIRF, a non-profit, sport-for-development organization, uses rugby as a tool for social good. Using the values of rugby: discipline, respect, integrity, passion and solidarity, TIRF provides team building, leadership, physical activity, and personal/professional development programs for young people in Toronto, Canada.