Armenian Youth Initiative NGO chosen as face of UEFA’s 2018 Football People weeks promotional materials

Armenian Youth Initiative NGO chosen as face of UEFA’s 2018 Football People weeks promotional materials

UEFA have chosen to use a photo from the Armenian NGO ‘Youth Initiatives Promotion Center’ as promotional material for their match day adverts for the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

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LGBT rights a major focus of Football People weeks as groups unite worldwide

LGBT rights a major focus of Football People weeks as groups unite worldwide

LGBT rights are once again a major focus of the Football People weeks in 2018, as organisations around the world come together to promote LGBTQI inclusion in football.

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Football People weeks take centre stage during UEFA elite competitions

Football People weeks take centre stage during UEFA elite competitions

European football governing body UEFA continues to show its support to the Football People weeks with more activities planned during a comprehensive round of UEFA club competition games to come.

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How football helped me escape war in Syria for new life in the Netherlands – Raed Bko – #FootballPeople weeks interview

How football helped me escape war in Syria for new life in the Netherlands – Raed Bko – #FootballPeople weeks interview

We speak to Syrian refugee and ex-professional footballer Raed Bko about his journey and his role on the panel of Kompass and One Young World The Hague’s #FootballPeople event in Den Haag.

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Football and Refugees – Addressing key challenges

Football and Refugees – Addressing key challenges

UEFA’s focus on the fight for equality, diversity and inclusion in European football continues with the launch of a collection of good practices provided by UEFA member associations.

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Turkish organisations come together in unprecedented numbers for #FootballPeople weeks

Turkish organisations come together in unprecedented numbers for #FootballPeople weeks

More than 4,500 people are expected to attend 25 separate activities held by 15 different organisations in Turkey, with some of the major professional football clubs also pledging their support together with the Turkish national federation. Turkish giants Galatasaray, Fenerbahce and Beşiktaş are just some of the professional clubs taking part in Fare’s #FootballPeople weeks,…

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#FootballPeople weeks 2018 global campaign launches aimed at tackling discrimination in 60+ countries

#FootballPeople weeks 2018 global campaign launches aimed at tackling discrimination in 60+ countries

Some of football’s biggest names will join a social change movement of over 100,000.

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#FootballPeople weeks tournament in Italy to protest new government measures ‘criminalising refugees’

#FootballPeople weeks tournament in Italy to protest new government measures ‘criminalising refugees’

Amateur club ASD Polisportiva Atletico Diritti will host a football tournament during the 2018 #FootballPeople weeks to mark the fifth anniversary of the 60 refugee children who died trying to cross the Mediterranean by boat five years ago.

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New educational toolkit for 14-18 year olds

New educational toolkit for 14-18 year olds

A new educational resource kit which can be used to educate young people against discrimination and to celebrate difference has been launched by the Fare network.

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Diversity conference to help drive change in the sports media as part of #FootballPeople weeks

Diversity conference to help drive change in the sports media as part of #FootballPeople weeks

The sports media will come together today at the #DWord3 conference organised by BCOMS (Black Collective of Media in Sport) to address under-representation of women, ethnic minorities, LGBT+ and those with disabilities in the industry.

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Britain’s first black female football pioneer to be celebrated at London event as part of #FootballPeople weeks

Britain’s first black female football pioneer to be celebrated at London event as part of #FootballPeople weeks

The life of Emma Clarke, Britain’s first black female football pioneer, will be celebrated at an event at The Royal Society of Arts on Tuesday October 30th as part of the 2018 #FootballPeople weeks.

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International conference on refugees and football to take place in Warsaw – 4 December

International conference on refugees and football to take place in Warsaw – 4 December

Integration of refugees through football conference to take place in Warsaw, Poland.

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Fare debates social legacy of sports events at UN Human Rights Council Social Forum

Fare debates social legacy of sports events at UN Human Rights Council Social Forum

How major sporting events can leave behind a meaningful social legacy was the topic of discussion as the Fare network held a panel discussion at the UN Human Rights Council Social Forum in Geneva, Switzerland on October 2nd. The debate focused on what sports event organisers, stakeholders, national associations, governing bodies and athletes can do…

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