Cape Town
The 10th International Cape Town Sport and Peace Conference, scheduled 20-21 September 2023 will follow suit on a decade of successful and interactive Sport and Peace Roundtables in New York and Boston and the hosting of the International Sport and Peace Conference in Cape Town, South Africa seeking to promote sport, recreation and peace worldwide.

This special event will be brought to you by the Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace in collaboration with Western Cape Department for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Nedbank, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the International Platform on Sport and Development (sportanddev), the International Pierre de Coubertin Committee, the South African Pierre de Coubertin Committee, as well as the Association of National Pierre de Coubertin Committees of Africa, World@Peace, Save the Dream, the Association for International Sport for All and partners.

The Conference also has a strong focus on the youth with the objective of linking with schools, NGOs and federations to include youth in sport and peace initiatives through Olympic and Paralympic values education, anti-bullying training and positive sports role models.

The organisers aimed at igniting stakeholders to collaborate in the focus area of Sport and Peace taking into consideration the present state of our world well as the Olympic and Paralympic Values based on the fundamental Principle of Olympism which is “To place sport at the service of the harmonious development of humankind, with a view to promoting a peaceful society concerned with the preservation of human dignity”.

The event, held over two days, includes a pre-conference programme and the main conference programme. 

The guest speakers for the main conference programme on 21 September include:

  • Dr Ben Sanders, Sportanddev senior consultant.
  • Dr Constantinos Fillis, Olympic Truce Foundation director.
  • Alexandra de Navacelle de Coubertin.

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This conference is free. Kindly register by 18 September 2023.

For more information, kindly email: [email protected]

Tags

Country
South Africa
Region
Africa
Sport
All sports
Sustainable Development Goals
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions.
Themes
Target Group
All target groups
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/events/10th-international-cape-town-sport-and-peace-conference

Event Details

20 Sep 2023 - 21 Sep 2023
All day, SAST
SVG
Conference

Tags

Country
South Africa
Region
Africa
Sport
All sports
Sustainable Development Goals
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions.
Themes
Target Group
All target groups

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