RESPECT Diversity – Football Unites at Euro 2012 prepares for kick-off

RESPECT Diversity – Football Unites at Euro 2012 prepares for kick-off

With a week to go until the start of Euro 2012, the FARE network programme for Poland and Ukraine is making final preparations ahead of a launch in Warsaw next Friday (8 June). With concerns over potential racism and far-right activity high on the public agenda, the FARE programme includes an unprecedented level of monitoring…

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LGBT action at Euro 2012

LGBT action at Euro 2012

The European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (EGLSF) has teamed up with the Pride Solidarity Campaign, supported by FARE, on a programme of LGBT inclusion & human rights during Euro 2012. Clare Dimyon of the Pride Solidarity group has been in Ukraine since Kyiv Pride in early May, visiting Ukrainian LGBT communities in the four…

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Arab and Jewish neighbours say no to racism

Arab and Jewish neighbours say no to racism

An event bringing together Arab and Jewish young people from neighbouring cities in Israel has taken place against a background of recent incidents of racism and tensions in Israeli professional football. The event, ‘Moving Forward Together, Joint Living’ united young people from the neighbouring cities of Tayibe and Petach Tikvah in north east Israel. The…

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FIFA appoint first woman to executive committee

FIFA appoint first woman to executive committee

FIFA has appointed the first woman to its executive committee in its attempt to address a gender imbalance and reform world football's governing body. Lydia Nsekera, president of the Burundi Football Association, was co-opted onto the Executive Committee on Tuesday (22nd May) and will be formally installed as a member at the FIFA Congress in…

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International youth tournament “Vienna meets Balkan”

International youth tournament “Vienna meets Balkan”

Located in the centre of Europe, Vienna will be the location to host an international football tournament for youngsters from all over Europe to play football, celebrate the integrative power of the game and have fun. The tournament “Vienna meets Balkan” for U10, U12 and U13 players takes place on 26 – 28 May 2012….

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Take part in Football Supporters Europe's ChoreoTrophy competition!

Take part in Football Supporters Europe's ChoreoTrophy competition!

Football Supporters Europe (FSE) reward creative supporters culture across European stadia and call for all supporters to take part in the first ChoreoTrophy competition. FSE invites all fan groups to take part in the ChoreoTrophy. The award is an independent fans' award organised by FSE, and supported by UEFA. Week after week, millions of football…

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General Meeting elects new FARE Board

General Meeting elects new FARE Board

Part of the agenda for the FARE General Meeting in Rome was to elect a new FARE Board. The elected board members are listed below. Board members are elected for a period of three years, thus for this election until May 2015. The election was of the members present, conducted by secret ballot, overseen by…

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The new website of the Mondiali Antirazzisti is ready!

The new website of the Mondiali Antirazzisti is ready!

Il sito dei Mondiali Antirazzisti cambia pelle e si rinnova nella sua veste grafica, che come vedrete annuncia quello che sarà il manifesto di quest’anno. L’indirizzo del sito rimane sempre lo stesso: www.mondialiantirazzisti.org E’ ancora un sito in evoluzione e presto aggiungeremo sempre più contenuti, foto e video  Nel frattempo però abbiamo aperto le…

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Leading experts and activists come together for FARE conference

Leading experts and activists come together for FARE conference

‘Game Changers. Equality, Inclusion and Activism’ brings together 150 delegates to look at equality and inclusion in sport Leading experts in anti- discrimination, inclusion and social responsibility in sport will join representatives from 38 countries across Europe at a conference in Rome this weekend. Former NBA Basketball player John Amaechi, Italian FA President Giancarlo Abete,…

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UEFA launch ‘Exchange your jersey’ as part of their RESPECT programme at Euro 2012

UEFA launch ‘Exchange your jersey’ as part of their RESPECT programme at Euro 2012

The FARE Network is backing a new campaign by UEFA to raise awareness of its RESPECT message as part of Euro 2012. The ‘Exchange Your Jersey’ programme aims to create a chain of fans across Europe to illustrate how football can bring people together. It is widely believed that players first began to swap shirts…

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