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FIFA & European Parliament to team up to address social issues through football!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino and European Parliament (EP) President David Sassoli have agreed to organising a joint event next year with the objective to address critical social issues via football following a fruitful meeting held today in Brussels. “We started a path at FIFA some years ago to invest football …

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UEFA support for grassroots sport starts close to home!

The Foundation for the Development of Sport in Nyon held its annual awards ceremony at UEFA’s headquarters this week, awarding grants to four local sports associations. The recipients of the 2019 grants are Swiss Disabled Sailing (CHF 20,000), Club Subaquatique de Nyon (scuba-diving club, CHF 20,000), Association Seven (organisation of …

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AFC President pledges more support for those in need in Asia!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, pledged that the AFC will continue to use the power of football to benefit communities in need across Asia in the coming years. Speaking at the first meeting of the AFC’s Social Responsibility (SR) Committee for the cycle …

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CONCACAF Expands the NextPlay Social Responsibility Program to the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced the expansion of its CONCACAF NextPlay social responsibility program to the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Inspired by the diverse communities served by the Confederation, as well as its mission and values, CONCACAF NextPlay is a comprehensive grassroots …

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CFA-AFC ‘Dream China’ Beijing Social Responsibility programme paves the way to football-focused social development!

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) in conjunction with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), brought together communities and corporations under the Chinese Football Association ‘Dream China’ Beijing Social Responsibility Programme held recently. The events, involving more than 80 children and 60 coaches, were held at the National Olympic Park in Beijing …

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Landmark Social Responsibility seminar concludes in Hong Kong!

The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) commitment to leverage on the power of football to empower communities and strengthen the Women’s game across the Continent was further underlined on Saturday, June 24 at the ‘Empowering Girls through Football’ social responsibility seminar in Hong Kong. More than 200 coaches, national team players …

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AFC & CFA’s ‘Dream China’ programme a success!

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) successfully conducted a two-day ‘Dream China’ social responsibility programme, which concluded in the city of Shanghai, China on Wednesday, May 23. With assistance from the AFC Social Responsibility unit, CFA has continued to implement social development programmes using football as a compelling tool in China …

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CONCACAF Launches NextPlay, a Social Responsibility Program Designed to Leverage the Game for Good!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced the official launch of CONCACAF NextPlay, a comprehensive grassroots development program that promotes access to football within the region, while leveraging the power of the game for good. CONCACAF NextPlay is a grassroots participation and mentoring program for …

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UEFA Social Responsibility report highlights achievements!

The fifth UEFA Football and Social Responsibility Report looks at UEFA’s social responsibility achievements, as well as those of partner bodies, in the fields of diversity, inclusion, environment, health, peace and reconciliation, solidarity and fan dialogue. Social Responsibility – an integral part of UEFA’s business process; initiatives launched under the …

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UEFA/WWF report – ‘Playing for Our Planet’!

A new report by UEFA and its associated social responsibility partner World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) shows how sport can contribute to sustainability and tackle climate change at all levels, from the grassroots to the elite. The report, ‘Playing for Our Planet’, focuses on environmental initiatives taking place across …

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