TASK FORCE NEWS

March 15, 2018


GARUDA BARU is a movement that aims to empower marginal children through a combination of sports activities, self-development, and advocacy. This movement is part of an international movement that builds a public awareness on the rights of children, to convey the message that there are NO CHILDREN...

March 1, 2018

"Sports as an industry that can generate both economic growth and improve sustainability of lives in both urban and rural areas." 

Our Task Force Member, Yik Wai Chee (Rico) of Malaysia is the main feature of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Youth Flash Newsletter...

February 12, 2018

Gillian Trinidad founder of Child's Pose Yoga Project Philippines attends the Young ASEAN+3 Social Entrepreneurs in Action in Bangkok, Thailand.

The workshop aimed to create model guidelines for empowering young social entrepreneurs, promote social business among young people, expand and s...

February 10, 2018

Our TF Member, Jen Macapagal founded an Organization to support to integration of foreign domestic workers in Singapore through Sport. The organization is called Race 2 Share and it is changing the lives of some of Singapore's most vulnerable groups.

Find out more here: https://www.race2sha...

January 26, 2018

Two Task Force members, Jessica Hutting and Yeang Sethsamprathna participated in ECOSOC Youth Forum at UN Headquarters in New York to discuss the role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural community.

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum held on 30-31 Janu...

January 8, 2018

TF Member Nicole Tiamzon was live on CNN talking about the Task Force!!

SPIKE and SERVE is a community volleyball project founded by Nicole Tiamzon. It is a series of one-day non-professional weekend volleyball leagues with separate divisions for men and women.

The SPIKE and SERVE project ai...

January 5, 2018

Our Task Members, Warit Totthing (Thailand) and Deandra Farnita (Indonesia) attended the International Meeting of Sport for Social Inclusion and Development: Alliances for Private Public Actions Plans in Milan, Italy between 24th to the 26th of January 2018.

The conference was conducted by Itali...

December 26, 2017

TF Member, Michiko Soriano (Philippines) announced a new partnership between her organization, Girls Got Game and NIKE to support girls and young women by providing quality sports wear including sneakers and spikes for football to all participants. The gear was given out on Christmas day!

The organiz...

December 15, 2017

Transforming Cities through Sport is a UNESCO project aimed at challenging stigma associated with informal settlements and engaging out-of-school youth in Manila, Philippines.

The project seeks to create new safe spaces available for sport in poor urban areas, improve social cohesion, reduce violence...

November 17, 2017

Sport can be a powerful force for building peace and driving the entire 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

Between 8 - 10 November 2017, UNESCO and the Philippines Sports Commission brought together 23 outstanding young leaders from nine ASEAN countries and Timor-Leste to share their work in...

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