Sporting Equals partner charity Football for Peace Global has gained traction right around the globe since its launch in 2013, with many world-renowned people getting on board including support from HRH Duke of Cambridge – Prince William, His Highness Prince Ali of Jordan, Pope Francis, The United Nations, His Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco and The Football icon Pele.
One of Football for Peace's supporters, Pele is coming to the UK - Football for Peace have the pleasure to bring you a night of Brazilian flare and ambiance. Meet Pele, listen to his stories, share his astounding history. This truly is the chance of a lifetime for every football supporters dream.
For more information on how to get involved and learn about the charity, click here...
Football for Peace is a diplomatic sports movement dedicated to inspiring people-to-people diplomacy and understanding within marginalised communities both locally and internationally.
Founded in 2013 by International Footballer Kashif Siddiqi, Sporting Equals ambassador who was inspired by his mothers journey from Africa to the UK and the work of FIFA & Chilean Legend Elias Figueroa.
FfP Global is concerned in advocating and aiding individuals in culturally complex areas where dialogue has broken down. These being just a few of the underlying reasons that FfP Global created the 'Football for Peace Process', which is inclusive of Peace Matches, Legacy projects known as 'City for Peace' and Sports Diplomacy Toolkits influencing social change.
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Battersea Evolution, London – Wednesday 1st June 2016
The Vox, Birmingham – Friday 3rd June 2016
The Place Hotel, Manchester – Saturday 4th June 2016
Tribute to Dame Di Ellis -Trustee Sporting Equals
It is with great sadness that Sporting Equals reports that its Trustee Dame Di Ellis passed away peacefully on Thursday (18 May) following a short illness. During her life, Di was an inspiration and champion to so many, her grace and fortitude will never be matched; she will be dearly missed by all.
Launch of Government new Cycling and Walking Strategy
The government has recently published its new Cycling and Walking Strategy, which sets out how it will invest £1.2 billion to make cycling and walking 'the natural choice for shorter journeys. By publishing this strategy the government has demonstrated its commitment to getting more people cycling and walking to help create an active nation.
Code for Sports Governance
A new Code for Sports Governance sets out the levels of transparency, accountability and financial integrity that will be required from those who ask for Government and National Lottery funding from April 2017.
MIND - CAMPAIGN BURST
As part of the MIND Campaign burst Sporting Equals is working with grassroots community projects to deliver a number of events in key locations to help raise the importance of keeping active to maintain an active and healthy mind.
BEDSA 2017 Award Winners
The third annual British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSA) took place on Saturday 18th March. The ceremony was hosted by Sir Lenny Henry and attended by over 800 guests. Click below for a full list of all the winners.
BEDSA 2017 Highlights
Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox scoop top awards at the third Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs)