WHO WE ARE
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.
WHAT WE DO
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.
Bangkok – Srinakharinwirot University and United Through Sports have joined hands for and with the youth of the world to host the 5th edition of the UTS World Youth Festival on the grounds of Srinakharinwirot University, downtown Bangkok. Srinakharinwirot University is famed as one of Asia’s leading universities, with a long tradition for vast educational growth and sports. The UTS World Youth Festival promotes inclusion, equality, and non-discrimination, with a united stance of the youth towards a better tomorrow. This festival is a unique annual event that unites youth of all abilities through sports. The UTS World Youth Festival is …
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 …
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 …