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Advancing refugee self-reliance through sport

Advancing refugee self-reliance through sport

Join a Global Refugees Forum High-Level Officials Meeting side event on how sport can be an effective and innovative medium in strengthening and advancing refugee self-reliance.

Date

Mon, 12/13/2021

When: 13 December, 10.00am - 11.15am CET

The side event will explore how sport serves as an effective and innovative medium in strengthening and advancing refugee self-reliance – one of the four objectives of the Global Compact on Refugees. The session aims at highlighting the key role of sport and sport actors can play in building better futures for refugees as well as to inspire further collaboration across stakeholder groups.

Moderated by: Mr. Henry Bonsu

Keynote Speaker

  • Ms. Yusra Mardini, IOC Refugee Olympic Team Rio & Tokyo, Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR

Panelists

  • Ms. Mary Joy Pigozzi, Executive Director, Educate A Child
  • Mr. Emre Kaçar, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Youth and Sports of Turkish Republic
  • Ms. Karin Heri, Head of Sustainability and Social Responsibility, Malmö FF
  • Mr. Parfait Hakizimana, Refugee Paralympian, Coach at Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation

Interpretation will be provided in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish and International Sign Language.

  • Join the webinar here (Zoom Webinar ID: 867 5471 8229)

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