FIFA/FARE call for projects to tackle racism in football

FIFA/FARE call for projects to tackle racism in football

FIFA and the FARE network are calling for projects that address the problem of discrimination in football and benefit ethnic minority communities in non-European countries. Knowledge criteria FIFA and FARE wish to identify organisations/associations/NGOs that can demonstrate: • A knowledge and understanding of the local situation and problems related to social exclusion and discrimination •…

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Interview with the lawyer Alain Makengo Kikandou, president of the Congolese organisation LISPED

Interview with the lawyer Alain Makengo Kikandou, president of the Congolese organisation LISPED

Mr Makengo, please tell us how your organisation LISPED (Ligue Sportive pour la Promotion et la defence des droits de l'Homme) came about. LISPED was formed in March 1999 following the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that took place at the University of Kinshasa from 18 November…

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Press release: Italian minister for sport paves way for social fan projects

Press release: Italian minister for sport paves way for social fan projects

Representatives of the Italian organisation Progetto Ultra, partners to FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe) and the FSI (Football Supporters International), met with the minister for youth and sport, Giovanna Melandri, on 9 February to discuss the relevance of social initiatives designed to tackle violence and racism in football. After twelve years of striving to…

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Sport Without Borders!

Sport Without Borders!

“Sport Without Borders” is a Greek non-governmental organisation created to promote the true ideals of sport and to fight against violence and racism. Founder Mike Belay says “Our aim is to report the phenomena of violence and racism, in every form, in football and sport in general. We defend individual freedoms, encourage respect of human…

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