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    12 April 2017          

Dear Readers,

Welcome to issue 188 of the sportanddev.org newsletter.


6 April marked the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP). In this newsletter, we have included a round-up of sportanddev.org’s IDSDP coverage and a video showing an impressive #WhiteCard celebration involving 2,000 schoolchildren. If you are interested in learning more about what happened in the community, visit our News and Views section and our social media pages. IDSDP was followed by World Health Day on 7 April. Netball Samoa and its partners used the opportunity to provide youth with coping strategies for depression.

Football continues to be the most popular sport around the world. Referee Carmine Sangiovanni shares some of the important skills the sport has taught him while this week’s French article informs us about the challenges faced by female footballers in Palestine.

The results of our annual sportanddev.org survey are in. Take a look and tell us what you think.

Enjoy your reading,
Kathleen Woodhouse-Ledermann

Project Manager

www.sportanddev.org

2017 IDSDP coverage
 
2017 annual
survey
results
Lessons from the pitch
 
Inclusive sport and emotional wellbeing 
Tackling 
depression with
netball
L'énorme défi du football féminin en Palestine
Feel free to contact us: info@sportanddev.org

Photo credits :  IDSDP, sportanddev.org, Carmine Sangiovanni, Flickr: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, ABC: Aaron Kearney, Xtra Time, AFP- Abbas Momani

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