Football Tournament to mark International Day against Fascism and Anti-Semitism

Football Tournament to mark International Day against Fascism and Anti-Semitism

November 9th represents a symbolic date in the European calendar. On this day in 1938 the Nazis started a pogrom against the Jews. Next month there will be a series of events taking place across Europe to remember these atrocities and take a stand against prejudice and discrimination. In Georgia the Youth Association DRONI are…

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The conclusion of the 12th edition of Action Week, European campaign against racism in football

The conclusion of the 12th edition of Action Week, European campaign against racism in football

Uisp coordinated 13 initiatives throughout Italy, from Varese to Cosenza Rome, October 27. Fifty football teams were involved from Sampdoria to San Precaro of Padova, which competes in the 3rd division. Furthermore: eight hundred players took the field and three thousand participants between spectators, organizers, and fan clubs. These are just a few of the…

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Pre-Launch event of the LGBT History Month

Pre-Launch event of the LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month, celebrated every February is holding its pre-launch on 21 November 2011 at the Kia Oval/London. The theme of LGBT History Month 2012, which will be celebrated by more than 1,000 events throughout the UK, is SPORT. In the year of the London Olympic Games, LGBT History Month encourages us to reflect on…

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Clubs celebrate ‘Football People’ during European games

Clubs celebrate ‘Football People’ during European games

Del Bosque and Platini offer support to activities Spain coach Vincent Del Bosque this week gave his support for a period of activities that have become amongst the biggest social projects in European sport. The boost from the Spanish legend came as the UEFA Champions League and Europa League games featured messages in support of…

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Europe unites against discrimination in football

Europe unites against discrimination in football

We are all ‘Football People’ is the message The Football People Action Weeks kicked-off earlier this week with grassroots activities at the heart of the campaign alongside messages from the highest levels of football in Italy, Slovakia and from UEFA. This weekend will see the numbers of actions grow momentum to reach more than 40…

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Polish top flight launch anti-racism campaign

Polish top flight launch anti-racism campaign

Polish football clubs will launch a landmark anti-racism campaign during this weekend's top flight action, the country's league said Thursday, as Euro 2012 puts stadium racism and hooliganism in sharp focus. In a joint statement, the 16-club Ekstraklasa — Poland's first division — and the Warsaw-based body Never Again said that announcers would read out…

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UEFA charges Legia Warsaw over fans’ anti-Semitic ‘Jihad’ Banner

UEFA charges Legia Warsaw over fans’  anti-Semitic ‘Jihad’ Banner

Legia Warsaw has been charged by UEFA after its fans unfurled a anti-Semitic banner banner before a Europa League game against Israel’s Hapoel Tel Aviv. The Polish club’s fans displayed a green banner spelling out “Jihad Legia” in Arabic-style script across one end of the Pepsi Arena on Sept. 29. UEFA rules prohibit acts of…

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Building links with the Gypsy, Roma or Traveller communities in the UK- a development day for professional clubs

Building links with the Gypsy, Roma or Traveller communities in the UK- a development day for professional clubs

Kick It Out, FARE’S partner organisation in England has organised a one-day workshop to act upon the widespread discrimination and lack of opportunities that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities face in the UK. Discrimination of Roma The event comes at an important time, with the worrying rise of anti-Roma discrimination presenting a real problem within…

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Del Bosque heads star line-up for FARE Malaga conference

Del Bosque heads star line-up for FARE Malaga conference

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque will be the guest speaker at a one-day conference organised by the FARE network with the Extratime Foundation later this month. The conference Sharing Values: Social Inclusion, Best Practices in Spanish Football, is to be hosted at Malaga University in the ancient splendour of Malaga City. It will be a…

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Commissioner Vassiliou calls for more action to tackle structural inequality

Commissioner Vassiliou calls for more action to tackle structural inequality

The European Commission’s leading voice on issues related to sport, culture and youth has called for urgent action by sports governing bodies to reflect society or risk becoming detached. Speaking at a conference in the European Parliament organized by the FARE network with Emine Bozkurt MEP, Commissoner Androulla Vassiliou urged sports governing bodies to “better…

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Football People prepare FARE Action Weeks

Football People prepare FARE Action Weeks

As network members prepare to launch one of the most highly visible community and social inclusion campaigns in the world, this years FARE Action Weeks will take place in a 40 countries across Europe. The activities are many and varied, there will be fan choreographies, school events, exhibitions, and other community-based actions alongside community events,…

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EGLSF seek consultant to work in Eastern and Central Europe

EGLSF seek consultant to work in Eastern and Central Europe

FARE strategic partner EGLSF is recruiting a suitably qualified and experienced individual, to work on a consultancy basis for two years to develop key projects in Central & Eastern Europe. These projects form part of the Federation’s strategy to broaden the reach of its work, increase impact and strengthen partnerships in the region. This tender…

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We are FOOTBALL PEOPLE – Join the FARE action weeks 2011

We are FOOTBALL PEOPLE – Join the FARE action weeks 2011

12 – 25 October 2011 The 2011 FARE Action Weeks are themed Football People. Our aim is to challenge discrimination and celebrate the contribution we all make to football, wherever we live, whatever our connection to the game, or our background. The weeks aim to encourage initiatives and activities to address problems, or celebrate success,…

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