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The 7th edition of the Peace and Sport International Forum launches its programme themed “Sport, an Investment for Society” as a tribute to the maturity reached by the peace through sport movement.


Delegates will explore the untapped potential of investing in sport for the benefit of society through an ambitious and dynamic programme.


One can expect to be challenged, to learn, to enter into captivating dialogue, to come out stimulated with energy to reinvest in society and really make of the Peace and Sport International Forum their platform.


Join us, as we nurture our conviction that peace through sport belongs to everyone and play your part in moving the peace through sport dialogue forward.

For the 7th edition of the Peace and Sport International Forum, the 3 days programme will focus on:
  • 3 Workshops: A space to share experience and identify concrete problems concerning the given theme. Workshops offer an opportunity to exchange best practise examples and solutions. Through an interactive format, delegates together with experts will be challenged to contribute and move forward on the given theme.
  • 5 Plenary sessions: A panel exchange of experiences and possible conflicting points of view with the audience will contribute to identifying modes of cooperation between the institutions represented, in order to optimize the coordination of actions in progress.
  • 1 Networking area: An opportunity to benefit from the unique gathering and rich diversity of delegates by initiating interactive meetings and offering dedicated time to the interaction between actors of peace through sport.
  • 1 Special session: A more polemic topic, challenging taboos and critically approaching peace through sport.
  • 2 Morning Activities: A range of “Sharing Sport, Investing in Peace” sessions will be offered. These sessions will offer an opportunity to meet through physical activities and interact differently around peace through sport.
  • 1 Gala Dinner: an opportunity to meet during an exceptional even to reward the best projects of the Peace through Sport movement
Wednesday 6th November
Thursday 7th November
Friday 8th November

From 09:00

Accreditation

Monte-Carlo Bay

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch

Monte-Carlo Bay

13:30 – 15:15

WORKSHOPS A/B - PART 1
 

Monte-Carlo Bay

 

WORKSHOP A: The exchange of knowledge and expertise as a tool for peace

This workshop will focus on the creation of environments that are conducive to capacity-building through best practice.
How can the knowledge that we convey extend beyond just playing sport?
How can we establish dialogue between field actors and local communities?
How can we include all community actors in this knowledge exchange and encourage them to take part?

Moderator : Theresa Campbell - Lecturer in Physical Education at the University of Glasgow

Speakers:

Serena Borsani - Founder of Sport2build Organization                                   

Guy Emmanuel - Director of the  Youth center of Gihanga, Burundi

Laura Flessel - Fencing Olympic Champion and Champion for Peace, Peace and Sport

Dina Buchbinder - Founder of Deport-es para Compartir

UNSS

 

WORKSHOP B: The values conveyed through sport as a means of tackling social issues

This workshop will explore the role and values of sport as a response to problems in a modern, constantly-changing society.
How can sport be an asset in understanding and adapting to issues in our society?
How can sport help to underpin major social changes and contribute to building sustainable peace?

Moderator : Grant Jarvie - Chair of Sport with the University of Edinburgh

Speakers:

Chris Stone - Lead Researcher, FURD (Football Unites Racism Divides)

Alexander Cardenas - Founder of Goals for Peace International

Gregory Peretou - Editor – Project Manager, Directorate of Judicial Protection of Youth, Ministry of Justice

15:15 – 16:00

Coffee Break

Monte-Carlo Bay

16:00 – 17:00

WORKSHOPS A/B - PART 2
 

Monte-Carlo Bay

 

WORKSHOP A: The exchange of knowledge and expertise as a tool for peace

This workshop will focus on the creation of environments that are conducive to capacity-building through best practice.
How can the knowledge that we convey extend beyond just playing sport?
How can we establish dialogue between field actors and local communities?
How can we include all community actors in this knowledge exchange and encourage them to take part?

Moderator : Theresa Campbell - Lecturer in Physical Education at the University of Glasgow

Speakers:

Serena Borsani - Founder of Sport2build Organization                                   

Guy Emmanuel - Director of the  Youth center of Gihanga, Burundi

Laura Flessel - Fencing Olympic Champion and Champion for Peace, Peace and Sport

Dina Buchbinder - Founder of Deport-es para Compartir

UNSS

 

WORKSHOP B: The values conveyed through sport as a means of tackling social issues

This workshop will explore the role and values of sport as a response to problems in a modern, constantly-changing society.
How can sport be an asset in understanding and adapting to issues in our society?
How can sport help to underpin major social changes and contribute to building sustainable peace?

Moderator : Grant Jarvie - Chair of Sport with the University of Edinburgh

Speakers:

Chris Stone - Lead Researcher, FURD (Football Unites Racism Divides)

Alexander Cardenas - Founder of Goals for Peace International

Gregory Peretou - Editor – Project Manager, Directorate of Judicial Protection of Youth, Ministry of Justice

18:00 – 19:00

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Opéra Garnier

19:00 – 20:30

Opening ceremony

Opéra Garnier

20:30 – 22:30

Opening dinner

Espace Léo Ferré

07:30 – 08:30

Morning activities

Monte-Carlo Bay

09:00 – 10:30

SESSION 1: Sport, a peace-building tool at the service of governments

Sport can be placed at the service of society, and be seen as an instrument of public policy.
How can governments use sport as a vehicle for social cohesion?

Moderator: Brian Stoddart  - Distinguished Fellow, Australia India Institute,University of Melbourne

Keynote: H.E. Young Sam Ma - Ambassador for Public Diplomacy of the Republic of Korea

Speakers:
Stanislas Frossard - Executive Secretary, Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS)

H.E. Memli Krasniqi  - Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of the Republic of Kosovo

H.E. Mahindananda Aluthgamage - Minister of Sports of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Sporting Monte-Carlo

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

Sporting Monte-Carlo

11:00 – 12:30

SESSION 2: Adapted sports, a cornerstone of peace processes

Adapted sporting practices represent an opportunity to take action while at the same time allowing for realities on the ground. The development of structured sporting activities alongside communities can foster lasting social integration.
How can we promote this approach so as to encourage recognition of its values among sporting authorities?

 

Moderator: Jutta Engelhardt - Head of Sport & Development at the Swiss Academy for Development

Keynote: Robert Bayigamba - President of the National Olympic Committee of Rwanda

Speakers:
Abdel Malik El Hebil - Senior manager, IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations)

Sporting Monte-Carlo

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Monte-Carlo Bay

14:00 – 15:30

SESSION 3: Economic models for long-term commitment

Giving the floor to key actors of the peace through sport movement facilitates comparison of existing economic models and identification of specific know-how, with the goal of better understanding the economic environment of peace through sport.
Is there an existing economic model suited to the peace through sport movement?
Which path should we follow to ensure that the peace through sport movement stands the test of time?

Moderator:

Speakers:
Arnaud Mourot - Co-Director for Ashoka Europe

Nick Keller - Founder of Beyond Sport

Ned Wills - Director of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation

Wilfried Lemke - Special Adviser to the Secretary General of the Office on Sport for Development and Peace, United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP)

Sporting Monte-Carlo

15:30 – 17:00

NETWORKING

Sporting Monte-Carlo / Monte-Carlo Bay

18:45 – 19:45

Cocktail

Sporting Monte-Carlo

19:45 – 23:00

Awards ceremony & Gala Dinner

Sporting Monte-Carlo

09:00 – 10:30

SESSION 4: Becoming an actor for peace

Active commitment and enthusiasm must be encouraged among more and more people so that everyone can embrace the values of peace through sport and invest in the movement for the greater good.
How can greater numbers of people contribute to the peace through sport movement?

Moderator: Kate Robertson - Co-founder of the youth forum One Young World, Co-Global President & UK Group Chairman of Havas Worldwide

Keynote: Vittorio Brumotti - Trial Bike World Champion - Champion for Peace, Peace and Sport

Speakers:
Gene Gurkoff - Founder of Charity Miles

John Marks - President of Search for Common Ground

Sporting Monte-Carlo

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

Sporting Monte-Carlo

11:00 – 12:00

SESSION 5 : Recommendations

 

Evaluating the responsibility and influence of the peace through sport movement in society is a major step in the process of presenting recommendations for the development of the movement and its actors.

How can sport play an even greater role in peace-building efforts in society?

 

Moderator: James Dorsey - Senior Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Singgapore's Nanyang Technological University

Speakers:
Minky Worden - Director of Global Initiatives, Human Rights Watch

Margaret Talbot - President,ICSSPE (International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education)

Brian Stoddart - Distinguished Fellow, Australia India Institute,University of Melbourne

Kate Robertson - Co-Founder of the Youth forum One Young World, Co-Global President & UK Group Chairman of Havas Worldwide

Sporting Monte-Carlo

12:00 – 12:30

Conclusions

Sporting Monte-Carlo

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

Monte-Carlo Bay