Soccer For Peace

ACT FOR WHAT MATTERS 2016 CALL FOR PROJECTS WINNERS SIGN MOU WITH PEACE AND SPORT AND THE JOINT ACTION IN THE FIELD BEGINS

ACT FOR WHAT MATTERS 2016 CALL FOR PROJECTS WINNERS SIGN MOU WITH PEACE AND SPORT AND THE JOINT ACTION IN THE FIELD BEGINS

On the occasion of the XVI World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, organized for the first time in Bogota, Colombia, from 2 to 4 February 2017, the first Act for What Matters MOU was signed between Peace and Sport and the organization “Fútbol Con Corazón” based in Barranquilla, Colombia.

Soccer for Peace a ‘game changer’ for Colombia’s Pacific region

Soccer for Peace a ‘game changer’ for Colombia’s Pacific region

Children and youth in Timbiquí are heavily exposed to armed conflict violence linked to illicit activities. This exposure to violence, combined with excessive free time and a lack of mentors, puts them at risk of falling prey to illegal armed group recruitment and continuing the cycle of violence and the internal conflict.