Football 4 Peace International

Using sport to promote peaceful coexistence

Primary School Sports Festival

350 Eastbourne primary school pupils came to The School of Sport and Service Management to participate in a sports festival organised by Football 4 Peace International. The focus of the day’s activities was to develop an awareness of team work and personal responsibility. The children took part in a in a series of related activities…

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Academics share the Football 4 Peace Philosophy

Physical Education lecturers Dr Gary Stidder, Warren Smart and Simon Green ran a three-day values-based teaching workshop for over 40 Arab and Jewish Israeli sports coaches and teachers. The event took place at the German Sports University in Cologne, Germany and it shared the Football 4 Peace curriculum and methodology in both a practical and theoretical…

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Bournemouth University joins forces with F4P to tackle Homophobia in Football

In line with the Football v Homophobia Month of Action February 2017, Bournemouth University teamed up with F4P to deliver a two part event drawing together students, football participants, community groups and experts all concerned with promoting safe and socially inclusive spaces to engage effectively with young people. On the 21st February Football 4 Peace…

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Rugby 4 Peace coaches deliver a session in Ireland

On the 2nd of November, our rugby coaches Tier 2 and 3 (Graham Spacey, Jessica Foster, George Ward, Sean Torrance and supported by Kelly Smith), delivered a training camp in the values-based approach to coaching rugby at Malone RFC in Belfast, to 32 club and community coaches in partnership with Ulster Rugby and funded by…

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F4P to Celebrate International Peace Day

21 September is celebrated globally as the International Day of Peace. Shortly referred to as Peace Day, it was brought into being by United Nations Resolutions in 1981 and 2001. Football4Peace International will join Peace One Day, a non-profit organisation based in London, in their global campaign to celebrate peace and raise awareness. Graham Spacey, our F4P International Partnership…

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F4P International Training Camp 2016 – Applications Open!

Football 4 Peace are opening up the annual International Training Camp to individuals and organisations working in sport coaching, physical education and youth work and wish to develop co-existence programmes. The Training Camp will take place between 17 and 21 September at the University of Brighton Eastbourne and Falmer campuses. Please find the F4P ICE Application…

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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

F4P International celebrated the third consecutive International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) together with their international partners to celebrate the power of sport and raise awareness about the role of sport in building better society.F4P partners in Korea and Gambia have been raising the ‘white card’ as a call for peace. The initiative is…

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Professor to speak at discrimination in sport symposium

John Nauright, Professor of Sport & Leisure Management at the University of Management, will be a key speaker at the Adopting a Zero Tolerance Approach on Discrimination in Sport:  Ensuring Equality Promoting Inclusion for All symposium. The event takes place on Tuesday 9 February 2016 in central London. Find out more and book your place.  

F4P volunteers at the Beyond Sports Awards

As an active NGO in the sport-for-development-and-peace sector (SDP), F4P International attended Beyond Sport Awards, annual global event organised by Beyond Sport bringing together stakeholders from global SDP arena. Beyond Sport is a global organisation that promotes, supports and celebrates the use of sport to address social issues in communities around the world, and Beyond Sports…

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Sport for Development and Peace Symposium

School of Sport and Service Management students from Sport Studies BSc, Sport Business Management BSc and Sport and International Development MA took part in the Sport for Development and Peace Symposium which took place this month.

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