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United Through Sports (UTS) is an alliance of many organisations and people working together through sports, to bring inclusion, unity and equality to the world.



UTS brings people together working towards unified goals which place youth at the centre. Together we take positive steps forward towards reducing challenges including discrimination and inequality.



We organise different events in which youth, sport and education are central. We unite to ensure that every child has an opportunity on the playing field of life.




The WVYF is an unique celebration of youth, sports, regional history and culture. It is to encourage an inclusive and educational approach to keep connected, active and united.

This year Uzbekistan will be hosting the event.


The Centre Welcomes the International Olympic Committee Approval of The Strategic Framework on Human Rights

By United Through Sports | September 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Centre for Sport and Human Rights welcomes the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board approval of their Strategic Framework on Human Rights made on Friday, 9 September, 2022. This framework was developed in response to Recommendation 13 of the Olympic Agenda 2020+5 and will shape the working practices of the IOC, the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement, ensuring that human rights are respected within their respective remits. The process leading to this approval began in 2020, when the former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein and Shift’s Rachel Davis published recommendations which the IOC then …

IOC Young Leaders programme: Applications are now open

By United Through Sports | September 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that applications are now open for the sixth generation of the IOC Young Leaders programme, supported by Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic. The programme aims to support young people in the development and implementation of social projects that use sport to solve issues in their communities. Any young person aiming to leverage the power of sport to make a positive difference in their community can apply until 20 October 2022 and register for the compulsory initial four-week Learning Sprint as the first step in the application process. Once this step is completed, and based on the project …

Reimagining Youth Mental Health: 6th International Conference on Youth Mental Health 2022

By United Through Sports | September 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

The International Association for Youth Mental Health or IAYMH’s mission is to change the way the global community thinks about young people and their mental health. The 6th International Youth Mental Health Conference will be held from 29 September – 1 October 2022 in Copenhagen. Their workshops include: WORKSHOP 1: Youth Mental Health Advocacy – for youth, by youth WORKSHOP 2 Measures Matter: How do we get measurement right in youth mental health? WORKSHOP 3: Stopping young people from falling through the cracks: Applying a missing middle lens across all contexts. WORKSHOP 4: Leading the way: Best practices for youth …


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