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April 7, 2019

The UNESCO Sport and the SDGs Youth Funshop

Supported by the Lee Seung-Yuop Baseball Foundation
 

Seoul, Republic of Korea, 5 - 8 September 2019
 

Application Submission Deadline: 1 June 2019

Are you between 18 and 30 years old and an advocate for sport for development?
 

Do you run or work in a sports-b...

March 16, 2019

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On March 10, 2,000 cyclists, half of which youth, turned up to the Gerik district of Malaysia to participate in the biggest cycling event in the district’s history – the Temenggor Dam Fun Ride 2019.

The event was organized jointly by the Gerik District Council, Gerik Happy Riders Club, and Crow...

March 1, 2019

In line with the mission of building community through sports, Spike and Serve Philippines held a volley camp for underprivileged youth in the Bicol region of Virac, Catanduanes.

The event was held in partnership with the Provincial Government of Catanduanes through the office of the Vice Governor.

Th...

January 10, 2019

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From June to December 2018, our TF Member, Cong and his organization, Football For All, hosted a youth leadership programme for young people aged 16-22 at social centres and resettlement areas in Thua Thien Hue province, Viet Nam.

The programme used football as a tool to integrate vulnerable youth, i...

December 21, 2018

Girls Got Game Philippines held its 17th sports camp between Dec 8-9th, 2018 at the University of Nueva Caceres, Naga City, Bicol.

More than one hundred pre-teen girls from Naga's Least Economic Resilient Communities played basketball, volleyball, and football together. The event was led by the GGG...

December 14, 2018

In 2019, UNESCO, together with the Lee Seung Yuop Baseball Foundation in South Korea, will host the second Sport & the SDGs Youth Funshop in Seoul. The Funshop will bring together 60 youth leaders from around Asia-Pacific who are using sport as a tool for positive social change in their communities...

October 2, 2018

Jen Macapagal, founder of the Singaporean sport-based organization, Race 2 Share, recently represented the Task Force at the Social Forum, hosted by the Human Rights Council (HRC), which was held at the United Nations European HQ, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The 2018 HRC Social Forum focused o...

June 20, 2018

The UNESCO Category II Centre of Martial Arts are hosting a photo contest to collect, preserve and disseminate material on martial arts from all countries. Enter before 31 August 2018 to win awesome prizes and the opportunity to have your photos displayed in ICM exhibitions and across the world!

Acti...

June 19, 2018

200 entries were submitted to the joint UNESCO-Juventus photo contest, which featured a pic from our TF Member on the cover.

A UNESCO-Juventus jury panel selected the 10 best photos that showcase the potential of football to overcome discrimination, promote social inclusion and celebrate diversity in...

May 25, 2018

We are proud of all our TF Members, but Nicole Tiamzon's story is a little different to others. She has already found success as a Volleyball athlete and has a large following in the Philippines.

However, unlike other well-known young personalities, Nicole is dedicated to giving back to communities...

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