Berlin to host Fare member event on migrants and social inclusion though sport20 November 2015

OvertheweekendBerlinwillbethecentreofaseriesoffootball-relatedactivitieslookingtoaddressthesocialinclusionofmigrantsandasylumseekersinhostcountriesaspartofacollaborationbetweentheItalianFarememberBalonMundialONLUSandVetomatAssociation.

The initiatives will take place on Sunday 22 November in the district of Friedrichshain, where Vetomat has been working with local and migrant communities in fighting prejudice and addressing new global realities such as mass migration and trans-cultural identities.

Activities will consist of a ‘Street Mundial’ football 3v3 tournament, organised by Balon Mundial and open to the general public, a friendly match between a team of asylum seekers living in the district and the futsal team ‘Dronken pirates’, formed of Italian migrants living in Brussels, and a round table discussion.

The latter named “Migrants, asylum seekers and projects of social inclusion through sport – a comparison between the experience of Balon Mundial in Turin and the experience of the organizations that work in Berlin” is looking discuss approaches and opportunities in using sport as a tool for inclusion.

All activities aim to share experiences and good practice. At the end of the day, a DJ live set and other performances will bring participants together for a social gathering.

Programme of the event:

Sunday 22 November

12.00 – 17.00 pm: Street Mundial: street football tournment 3 vs 3. Free and open to everyone.

16.00 – 17.00 pm: #welcomerefugees friendly match

19.00 pm: Round Table: “Migrants, refugees and projects of social inclusion – a comparaison between the

experience of Balon Mundial in Turin and the districts of Berlin”

20.30 pm: Dj live set/ social gathering

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