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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 …

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 …

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021

By United Through Sports | March 8, 2021

UTS Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021 “If you believe that women deserve a voice, choice, and safety, then you are Generation Equality.” These words represent the ‘get on board for gender equality’ campaign activated by UN Women. Today it’s International Women’s Day On this day around the world, we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and the progress they have made. On this day we are reminded of the important battle against sexism and harassment, support towards women’s leadership, and education for the next generations. We must all support an equal work culture, so that together, …

HUGE UTS WORKSHOP SUCCESS

By United Through Sports | March 8, 2021

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the International Testing Agency (ITA), Yunus Sports Hub (YSH) and the IOC Young Leaders (IOC YLs) all hosted highly successful workshops during the United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival’s 2020 education programme. During the 18th  and 19th November last year, three workshops took place as a part of the world’s first ever virtual youth festival. Across all three workshops, the top countries in attendance included: India, Philippines, Lebanon, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, USA, Pakistan and certainly our hosts, the kingdom of Thailand. Becoming a successful change leader in your community through …

UTS WVYF 2020 MEDALS AND CERTIFICATES

By Team UTS | January 19, 2021

A new year has begun and although the challenges of 2020 are not yet over, it was a year of unique experiences and learning processes. We were reminded that together we can find answers and solutions to keep moving forward. Our solidarity and positive reaction to the challenges we have faced has brought us closer together and stronger than ever. 2021 has begun with the planet being far more interconnected as we try to overcome adversity. The online world has seen borders vanish as we all witnessed with the first ever UTS World Virtual Youth Festival 2020. Innovation now has …

UTS LEAVING A LEGACY GALA & AWARDS NIGHT

By Team UTS | December 21, 2020

As the world faces life changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, United Through Sports joined forces with over 100 organisations in 2020 to promote inclusion, equality, non-discrimination and peace for and with the youth of the world. The world’s first ever virtual youth festival was held under the patronage of the IOC, IPC and Special Olympics, GAISF, SportAccord and AIMS hosted from Thailand to the world. Cities around the world including the Gold Coast, Ekaterinburg, Milano Cortina, Abu Dhabi, Astana, Washington D.C and Los Angeles also joined the festival events and organised activities for their youth. Special events were also organised giving displaced and refugee …

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! UTS PARTICIPANTS AWAIT THE AWARDS AND GALA NIGHT IN BANGKOK

By Team UTS | December 18, 2020

UTS would like to thank each and every organization who has contributed towards the success of the United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival 2020. Tomorrow evening, Bangkok will host the Gala Awards Night where over 300 kids who have participated in the event from various sports disciplines will come together to enjoy the festive activities. The evening will include the announcement of all the winners of Max Fit, Aero Fit, Talent, Youth Ambassadors and we will celebrate and salute every competitor, official and organization!   At 7pm Thai time/1pm CET, all finals will be announced and can be viewed …

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