Club Foundations and social responsibility delegates meet in Manchester

Club Foundations and social responsibility delegates meet in Manchester

The two-day conference showcased best practice and experience on football and social responsibility projects delivered European clubs.

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European friendlies highlight fight against racism

European friendlies highlight fight against racism

Awareness-raising interventions are pointing out the role of professional football in fighting discrimination

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Aarhus football project to inspire inclusion across Denmark

Aarhus football project to inspire inclusion across Denmark

ACFC use football to address exclusion and promote sporting opportunities for youth migrants and ethnic minorities living in the suburbs of Aarhus.

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FIFA approve quotas for female coaches at Under-17 Women’s World Cup

FIFA approve quotas for female coaches at Under-17 Women’s World Cup

All teams playing at the Under-17 Women’s World Cup in 2016 will be required to have at least one female coach and medic among their staff.

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Football for development highlighted in international documentary Eleven

Football for development highlighted in international documentary Eleven

The documentary tells the story of 11 children aged 11 from 11 different countries preparing to play together the match of their lives.

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Roundtable in Warsaw discuss ‘RESPECT Diversity’ campaign ahead of UEFA Europa League final

Roundtable in Warsaw discuss ‘RESPECT Diversity’ campaign ahead of UEFA Europa League final

The discussion also addressed the successes of the campaign in the context of the 2017 UEFA Euro Under-21 Championship and 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Observatório report highlights racism in Brazilian football

Observatório report highlights racism in Brazilian football

Numbers revealed a total of 20 racist incidents in Brazilian domestic football, eight targeting Brazilian players outside the country and nine at the World Cup

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‘Football & Integration’ event to highlight Danish FA work against discrimination

‘Football & Integration’ event to highlight Danish FA work against discrimination

The DBU event and recent statutory change mirror the FA’s long-standing commitment to challenge discrimination and promote inclusion through football.

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International Day against Racial Discrimination marked across Europe

International Day against Racial Discrimination marked across Europe

Football events across Europe will highlight the UN international day as well and the European Weeks Against Racism.

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German League and FA launch nation-wide campaign to ‘Cross Out Prejudice’

German League and FA launch nation-wide campaign to ‘Cross Out Prejudice’

The pioneer initiative is making available 1.2 million euros to support football and educational projects to enable the inclusion of refugees

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Lebanon and Germany to welcome DISCOVER FOOTBALL women’s tournaments

Lebanon and Germany to welcome DISCOVER FOOTBALL women’s tournaments

The events aim to promote women’s football, increase media coverage of the sport and exchange good practice on female empowerment.

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Incidents list reported to Fare during February 2015

Incidents list reported to Fare during February 2015

The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during February 2015.

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Social initiative ‘Cidades da Copa’ to discuss World Cup legacy in Brazil

Social initiative ‘Cidades da Copa’ to discuss World Cup legacy in Brazil

The meeting will assess the impact of the World Cup across its 12 host cities and draw an action plan to increase the practice of sport in each of them.

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Italian amateur side formed after FIGC president’s racist remarks

Italian amateur side formed after FIGC president’s racist remarks

Hitting back at comments made by the former Italian football league president Carlo Tavecchio in July last year, a group of refugees and asylum seekers formed ASD Opti Poba.

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Belgian club the first to wear the UEFA ‘No to Racism’ slogan in an European game

Belgian club the first to wear the UEFA ‘No to Racism’ slogan in an European game

“With this gesture, we are underlining our commitment on the European stage.” said Club Brugge KF general manager Vincent Mannaert.

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Offside film festival kicks-off in Barcelona

Offside film festival kicks-off in Barcelona

Fourteen documentaries from across the world will tell the stories of national teams, fan movements and football legends that led pro-human rights and democracy initiatives in their countries.

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‘No beer for racists’ says new Borussia Dortmund anti-racist campaign

‘No beer for racists’ says new Borussia Dortmund anti-racist campaign

One million beermats were distributed across pubs and restaurants of Dortmund reading: “No beer for racists! Football. Beer. Openness to the world.”

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Peruvian top league club launches anti-racism video after fans’ racist slurs against Panamanian player

Peruvian top league club launches anti-racism video after fans’ racist slurs against Panamanian player

Following the incident Cienciano launched an anti-racism video featuring some of the club’s players calling on fans to stop improper behaviour and ‘say no to racism’.

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Campaigners raise concerns of sexism in football ahead of International Women’s Day

Campaigners raise concerns of sexism in football ahead of International Women’s Day

Over the last three weeks, recordings emerged of fans in England and Spain at professional football, chanting sexist abuse and disparaging women.

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Fare and Samuel Eto’o to receive European tolerance award

Fare and Samuel Eto’o to receive European tolerance award

Fare and FIFA four times Player of the Year Samuel Eto’o will be presented with the third European Medal of Tolerance for “exceptional achievements’’ in tackling discrimination through football

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Kick It Out report reveals 35% rise in discrimination reporting in English football

Kick It Out report reveals 35% rise in discrimination reporting in English football

In professional football, reports submitted to Kick It Out have leapt from 136 to 184 with a 65% increase in incidents between 2013/14 and 2014/15.

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EGLSF annual conference to address gender and sexual diversity in sport

EGLSF annual conference to address gender and sexual diversity in sport

Over 100 international delegates will join experts to discuss sport activism of the LGBT community, human rights and fighting homophobia in sports

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Panamanian player abandons match after racist chants in Peru

Panamanian player abandons match after racist chants in Peru

“I couldn’t take it anymore and I only walked off after I kicked the ball away in protest and at the impotence I felt when I could see that no one was doing anything.” said the player

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Youtube video ridicules homophobic attack on LGBT football tournament in Poland

Youtube video ridicules homophobic attack on LGBT football tournament in Poland

“How many nationalists you need to steal 2 banners? 18.
How many feminists to get them back? 2.”

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