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JU-JITSU FOR GOOD

By United Through Sports | April 11, 2021

On the 10th of April Ju-Jitsu launched their “Ju-Jitsu for Good” program of working towards “a better world through Ju-jitsu” via an online Conference.  Sport can significantly impact individuals, communities and societies through the transformation of lives. In Ju-Jitsu alone, there are various projects and initiatives that have demonstrated that, and the JIIF family want to build a community within there community working towards shared developmental objectives.  The purpose of “Ju-Jitsu for Good” is to have a positive impact. JJIF wants emphasize, that ju-jitsu’s goal is not just to win medals in competitions, but to have positive impact on others, …

IPF & UTS SIGN MOU

By United Through Sports | April 9, 2021

Recently the IPF and United Through Sports (UTS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the cooperation in developing sport for underprivileged young sports kids as well as for people with a handicap. During the signing of the MOU, AIMS and UTS President Mr. Stephan Fox was honouring the active role of the IPF in terms of supporting the youth. “Over the last years, under the energetic leadership of President Gaston, the IPF has done an outstanding work in so many areas, from anti-doping, inclusion, promoting equality and certainly youth development” Mr. Fox said. The IPF organised together with …

UTS JOINS MISSION 89

By United Through Sports | April 8, 2021

UTS JOINS MISSION 89 ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is celebrated annually on April 6. It is a celebration of the power of sport to drive social change, community development, and to encourage peace, respect and understanding. For Mission 89 the theme for 2021 was: The contribution of sport to the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goal 8.7 in ending human trafficking. SDG Target 8.7 calls for all nations to “take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and …

SPORTACCORD 2021 DATES

By United Through Sports | April 7, 2021

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has confirmed new dates for the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2021, with sport’s most influential global gathering now set to take place from 7-12 November 2021 in Ekaterinburg, Russia at the IEC Ekaterinburg-Expo. The decision to push back the dates for the World Sport & Business Summit to November was taken by the SportAccord Executive Committee. SportAccord is in close dialogue with its partners in Ekaterinburg, the Sverdlovsk Oblast region, and the Russian Federation. This move will provide greater safety and certainty to attendees in the context of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic but certainly to allow the greatest …

SDG GLOBAL FESTIVAL OF ACTION

By United Through Sports | April 2, 2021

HOW CAN WE ALL #TURNITAROUND? Last weekend the 5th SDG Global Festival of Action, supported by the UN SDG Action Campaign, took place. This time it was held virtually due to the pandemic. The festival tried to find new ways to exchange knowledge, increase mutual understanding, develop solutions, and connect key partners and organizations to take action toward the Social Development Goals (SDGs).  The 2-day festival provided a dynamic and interactive platform where delegates can see the latest innovations, new ideas, tools and approaches to the SDG implementation. UTS was in attendance for several of the exceptional sessions taking home …