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Webinar: Upping the game - how can sport better respond to forced displacement?

Webinar: Upping the game - how can sport better respond to forced displacement?

Join sportanddev and the Sport for Refugees coalition for an interactive webinar on how sport can better respond to crises that cause forced displacement.

Date

Thu, 12/01/2022

1 December 2022: 13:00-14:30 Central European Time 

sportanddev and the Sport for Refugees coalition (SfRC) are hosting an interactive webinar to identify key actions and changes to strengthen sport’s response to forced displacement.

Moderators:

  • Amjad Saleem, IFRC
  • Marisa Schlenker, sportanddev

Presenters:

  • Perveen Ali, UNHCR
  • Justin Kwizerimana Rwamakuba, Refugee, Leader and Coach

Panelists:

  • Rodrigo Abarzúa, Futbol Mas
  • Katrin Grafarend, German Olympic Committee
  • Nick Keller, Beyond Sport

This webinar provides you with an opportunity to input directly as we address the following questions:

  • What role can the different parts of the sport ecosystem play in refugee situations? 
  • What is the one fix actors using sport to respond to forced displacement should implement to maximise impact of their work? 

The webinar builds on the call for articles launched by sportanddev and the SfRC and forms part of the 2022 Week of Action from 28 November – 2 December on this topic. 

The agenda that comes out of the webinar will be taken forward by the Sport for Refugees Coalition and stakeholders and will influence development of pledges for the 2023 Global Refugee Forum.  

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