F4P organised another Challenge camp for primary school children from the local area. The camp took place between 22 and 26 August 2016 with 57 children and was funded by the University of Brighton’s Widening Participation scheme.
The second F4P Korea Training Camp at Seoul National University Korea, took place between 22 and 25 July in partnership with Korean Sharing Movement (KSM).
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 Form and return it no later than 20 August to firstname.lastname@example.org. The form is used also for health and safety, risk assessment and child protection.
F4P has a long history of working in Ireland and Northern Ireland, where peace education is of vast importance due to the sectarian conflict between Irish and Northern Irish communities. In April 2016, F4P worked together with The Peace Link to deliver values-based and life skills coaching methodology to students, NGO and sport governing bodies representatives.
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 a part of IDSDP global campaign run by the UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace.
The University of Brighton will host the Easter Challenge Camp between the 4th and 8th April 2016, with participation of primary school students from Brighton and Eastbourne.
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.
John Sugden, Professor of the Sociology of Sport, at the School of Sport and Service Management, was inundated with media interviews earlier this week. This followed suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s suggestions that an agreement had been made for Russia to host the World Cup 2018 before the official vote took place.
On the day of his media marathon John took part in 6 interviews: 7.15 am BBC West Midlands, 8am BBC Radio 5 Live, 9.05am BBC World Service, 11am BBC Radio Sussex, 12 noon LBC radio, 12.30pm BBC South East Today TV.
Graham Spacey, F4P International Partnership Manager and initiator of F4P programme Rugby 4 Peace, writes about lessons learnt about fair play from the Rugby World Cup for a well renowned discussion platform The Conversation. While the global sport, particularly football, seems to be going through the crisis of values and lack of fair-play, rugby has long been the symbol of moulding behaviour.