A Ball Against Discrimination
Moments from the event "A ball against discrimination" organised in the occasion of the #FootballPeople weeks of the FARE Network, that was held at Serafio City of Athens on Saturday 19 October 2019.
For a fourth year in a row, the Greek Forum of Migrants participates to the annual global campaign #FootballPeople weeks, organised by the FARE Network. Read below the press release:
A ball against discrimination! #FootballPeople weeks 2019
Saturday 19 October 2019 at Serafio City of Athens
How does football relate to women, the fight against discrimination and the social integration of refugees and migrants? We will try to respond through the events organized by the Greek Forum of Migrants in collaboration with the International Olympic Truce Center, specifically the program Hestia FC, the first women`s refugee and migrant football team, in the #FootballPeople weeks 2019 actions of the FARE network.
The #FootballPeople weeks are a global campaign to tackle discrimination and celebrate diversity in football. For two weeks in October over 150,000 people will take part in 2,000 events in over 60 countries to bring about positive social change in and through football.
10.30 - 10.40 Registration - Welcome
10.40 - 11.00 Sports and Migrant Communities: Social integration through football in Greece (speakers from the migrant communities of GFM)
Adla Shashati - Office Director at the Greek Forum of Migrants
Cyril Mangan - Athlete / Manager of the football team of the Community of Cameroon
11-11.30 - Good practices of women empowerment through football: the example of Hestia FC, the first football team in Greece by #refugee and #migrant women.
Katerina Salta - Sport for Protection Program Manager, International olympic Truce Centre, Co-founder of Hestia FC
Davood Ebrahimi- Assistant Football Coach
Shakiba Saaedi, football players of Hestia FC
Zeinab (Shadi) Shadab Shoar, football players of Hestia FC
11.30 -12 Open discussion
Coordinator of the discussion was the journalist Antonis Rigopoulos
|Sports game | 12.30 - 13:30 pm at the Basket fields of Serafio:
- for children 5-10 years old! The team members of Hestia FC, will play along with the children, breaking stereotypes!
Free entrance / REGISTRATION required for the childrens` workshop |Sports Game|, until thursday 17 October 2019.
(Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at +302108831620).
Greek Forum of Migrants, International Olympic Truce Center, Hestia FC
Hosted by Serafio City of Athens.
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Watch the Video spot from the event "A ball against Discrimination":