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Global Peace Games in Nairobi

Posted by Ryan Hall
10.10.16

By Isaac Omondi with New  Generation  Outreach

Global Peace Games for Children and Youth 2016 took place at Mathare 4A, where signing of peace pledge, reading of special messages from FIFA, Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN)  was done . Participating teams were involved in peace related activities that focused on global goals; environment, climate change and education. The idea of using sport in peace building and development was shared. A  letter  to  youth  was  also  read.

The number of teams that participated was fourteen. This included thirteen schools and one football club. Peace Pledge signers were three hundred and fourteen. The total number of participants was four hundred and eighteen. After the games, participants exchanged a handshake of friendship. The event concluded with speeches from coaches, managers and club patrons

Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions 2016

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