thenewsmarket.com > Beats > Charity & Non-profit https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/charity-and-non-profit/all 79fd56ea-9b23-439a-80b2-4670f612d020/2018 UEFA Grassroots Awards Winners https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/2018-uefa-grassroots-awards-winners/s/79fd56ea-9b23-439a-80b2-4670f612d020 2018 UEFA Grassroots Awards Winners England, Finland and Iceland are the gold winners in the 2018 UEFA Grassroots Awards, which reward leaders, clubs and projects across Europe for their outstanding grassroots football work.... ]]> 10/1/2018 10:05:00 AM abb5247f-2503-4d66-80cf-8bf7e300cd19/Pitch for HOPE, a first dedicated girls-only pitch in Zaatari camp https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/pitch-for-hope--a-first-dedicated-girls-only-pitch-in-zaatari-camp/s/abb5247f-2503-4d66-80cf-8bf7e300cd19 Pitch for HOPE, a first dedicated girls-only pitch in Zaatari camp The UEFA Foundation for Children, the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP) and Lay’s have joined forces to turn unsafe playing areas at two refugee camps in northern Jordan into artificial... ]]> 9/28/2018 12:27:00 PM 068b36d3-4492-4506-a252-70e32e7ca8ea/Zaatari and Azraq Residents to Benefit from Two New Artificial Football Pitches https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/zaatari-and-azraq-residents-to-benefit-from-two-new-artificial-football-pitches/s/068b36d3-4492-4506-a252-70e32e7ca8ea Zaatari and Azraq Residents to Benefit from Two New Artificial Football Pitches The UEFA Foundation for Children, Lay’s and the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP) have joined forces to turn unsafe play areas at two refugee camps in northern Jordan into artificial... ]]> 9/18/2018 2:36:00 PM 07178194-ce57-4d85-8b5f-79f8791765ca/Blind children take centre stage in Tallinn for UEFA Super Cup https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/blind-children-take-centre-stage-in-tallinn-for-uefa-super-cup/s/07178194-ce57-4d85-8b5f-79f8791765ca Blind children take centre stage in Tallinn for UEFA Super Cup A group of visually impaired and normal-sighted young people from Tallinn had an unforgettable experience last night, when they took part in the opening ceremony at the UEFA Super Cup match in the... ]]> 8/15/2018 11:05:00 PM 645c3818-c4e8-48dc-965f-b08329d79db4/UEFA Super Cup, a platform for positive change - Building an inclusive future for visual impaired children https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-super-cup--a-platform-for-positive-change---building-an-inclusive-future-for-visual-impaired-ch/s/645c3818-c4e8-48dc-965f-b08329d79db4 UEFA Super Cup, a platform for positive change - Building an inclusive future for visual impaired children UEFA Super Cup, a platform for positive change Since its creation in 2015, the UEFA Foundation for Children has become a key presence at the UEFA Super Cup, delivering strong messages of... ]]> 8/14/2018 9:01:00 AM 531b2017-11ad-4a49-ba67-ab4d9c9ad998/UEFA Foundation for Children launches 2018 call for projects https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-for-children-launches-2018-call-for-projects/s/531b2017-11ad-4a49-ba67-ab4d9c9ad998 UEFA Foundation for Children launches 2018 call for projects On 13 August, the UEFA Foundation for Children launched its 2018 call for projects that seek to promote children’s fundamental rights across the globe. This call for projects is aimed at any... ]]> 8/13/2018 10:53:00 AM 67fcdbcf-ad89-4bac-becc-69deb1166a25/Kia hands over ‘Green Light Project’ schools to local communities in Malawi and Mozambique https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/kia-motors-corporation/kia-hands-over--green-light-project--schools-to-local-communities-in-malawi-and-mozambique/s/67fcdbcf-ad89-4bac-becc-69deb1166a25 Kia hands over ‘Green Light Project’ schools to local communities in Malawi and Mozambique Two new schools provide access to education for more than 2,000 students in Malawi and Mozambique Kia employees from around the globe support auto mechanic vocational training center in Ethiopia... ]]> 8/5/2018 11:23:00 PM b047ca3f-a75c-41a3-8bdd-e0f9c3c30fe3/Field In A Box™ Provides Opportunities for Young People in Brazil https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/field-in-a-box--provides-opportunities-for-young-people-in-brazil/s/b047ca3f-a75c-41a3-8bdd-e0f9c3c30fe3 Field In A Box™ Provides Opportunities for Young People in Brazil Football as a platform for positive change in Olinda The community of Rio Doce yesterday celebrated the official opening of a Field in a Box pitch in Olinda as part of a collaborative social... ]]> 6/29/2018 10:02:00 AM 54c42176-4c6a-452d-a54a-dda1c84455c6/FIELD IN A BOX – RIO DOCE, BRAZIL https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/field-in-a-box---rio-doce--brazil/s/54c42176-4c6a-452d-a54a-dda1c84455c6 FIELD IN A BOX – RIO DOCE, BRAZIL CONTEXT Following the successful establishment of Field in a Box pitches in Madrid, Mragowo (in north-eastern Poland) and Cape Town, the UEFA Foundation for Children and FedEx are working together... ]]> 6/29/2018 9:05:00 AM 7ef0e7b0-a69a-433f-b206-4a8dd4253b7a/Match for Solidarity helps disabled children around the globe https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/match-for-solidarity-helps-disabled-children-around-the-globe/s/7ef0e7b0-a69a-433f-b206-4a8dd4253b7a Match for Solidarity helps disabled children around the globe UEFA and the United Nations helped to raise €605,000 for the UEFA Foundation for Children to fund humanitarian and development projects around the world. On 21 April, UEFA and the United Nations... ]]> 6/12/2018 9:00:00 AM c2fc0ada-9d22-4c88-b4f6-fde3f0deee71/Field in a Box: UEFA Foundation for Children Brings Artificial Football Pitch Initiative to Brazil https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/field-in-a-box--uefa-foundation-for-children-brings-artificial-football-pitch-initiative-to-brazil/s/c2fc0ada-9d22-4c88-b4f6-fde3f0deee71 Field in a Box: UEFA Foundation for Children Brings Artificial Football Pitch Initiative to Brazil CONTEXT Konami Holdings Corporation – a Japanese digital entertainment company and a UEFA Champions League sponsor – was willing to work with the UEFA Foundation for Children and take the Field in... ]]> 6/8/2018 8:32:00 AM a4445441-936d-4c24-918f-0034b8002d8e/UEFA’s #EqualGame campaign promotes diversity, inclusion and accessibility in football at the UEFA Champions League final in Kyiv, Ukraine https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-s--equalgame-campaign-promotes-diversity--inclusion-and-accessibility-in-football-at-the-uefa-c/s/a4445441-936d-4c24-918f-0034b8002d8e UEFA’s #EqualGame campaign promotes diversity, inclusion and accessibility in football at the UEFA Champions League final in Kyiv, Ukraine UEFA's #EqualGame campaign promoting diversity, inclusion and accessibility in football entered the spotlight during finals week in Kyiv. Worldwide attention focussed on the UEFA Champions League... ]]> 5/27/2018 12:00:00 PM bf5d8e49-7ec0-4c1d-9d2a-f46795c38536/Football opens hearts https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/football-opens-hearts/s/bf5d8e49-7ec0-4c1d-9d2a-f46795c38536 Football opens hearts Friday 25 May 2018 Oleksandr Fomichov aims to use the "power of football" to improve the lives of the community around him. Based in the Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk, he is promoting the need... ]]> 5/25/2018 11:44:00 AM f8e2f25c-486d-4710-b394-204df912e6ba/Kia Motors runs ‘Green Light Volunteer Week’ to celebrate founding anniversary https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/kia-motors-corporation/kia-motors-runs--green-light-volunteer-week--to-celebrate-founding-anniversary/s/f8e2f25c-486d-4710-b394-204df912e6ba Kia Motors runs ‘Green Light Volunteer Week’ to celebrate founding anniversary Fortnight of global employee volunteer activities to mark anniversary of Kia ‘Green Light Card’ campaign to encourage road safety awareness among children in South Korea Other Kia plants across... ]]> 5/24/2018 6:49:00 AM 2be8929b-2ac1-4fa0-8462-304c097eb100/Refugee Life Skills and Employment Training Soccer Programme Atlanta https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/refugee-life-skills-and-employment-training-soccer-programme-atlanta/s/2be8929b-2ac1-4fa0-8462-304c097eb100 Refugee Life Skills and Employment Training Soccer Programme Atlanta CONTEXT Commonly known as ‘Ellis Island of the South’ or ‘the most diverse square mile in America’, the small southern US town of Clarkston has welcomed 40,000 refugees over a period of more than... ]]> 5/22/2018 2:20:00 PM 2891f61f-b3cb-4aef-9b3a-f4daf926e00e/Winners of 2018 UEFA Foundation for Children Awards Announced https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/winners-of-2018-uefa-foundation-for-children-awards-announced/s/2891f61f-b3cb-4aef-9b3a-f4daf926e00e Winners of 2018 UEFA Foundation for Children Awards Announced Awards go to 20 European organisations supporting disadvantaged children On 16 May, the Board of Trustees of the UEFA Foundation for Children met in Lyon at the offices of Sport dans la Ville – an... ]]> 5/18/2018 3:34:00 PM 858c72f8-8e41-4917-858b-684295a700c3/Empowering Refugee and Marginalised Children in Lebanon and Jordan https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/empowering-refugee-and-marginalised-children-in-lebanon-and-jordan/s/858c72f8-8e41-4917-858b-684295a700c3 Empowering Refugee and Marginalised Children in Lebanon and Jordan CONTEXT The number of Syrian refugees in Jordan is estimated to be about 1.4 million: 20% live in five camps, 80% in urban areas in northern provinces and around Amman. Two-thirds of all... ]]> 5/16/2018 2:55:00 PM 1a6547d6-8aaf-4f91-ba8e-b1b9eba25f8c/Football for Development after-school programme https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/football-for-development-after-school-programme/s/1a6547d6-8aaf-4f91-ba8e-b1b9eba25f8c Football for Development after-school programme CONTEXT Cambodia has a population of just over 15.2 million, more than one-third of whom are below the age of 18 (UNICEF; 2012 data), and 17.7% live below the poverty line (World Bank; 2012 data).... ]]> 5/16/2018 2:37:00 PM bfb26193-640e-4085-8473-0e5ffa99cd68/Inclusion of children with Disabilities in Bolivia https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/inclusion-of-children-with-disabilities-in-bolivia/s/bfb26193-640e-4085-8473-0e5ffa99cd68 Inclusion of children with Disabilities in Bolivia CONTEXT In the United Nations Development Programme’s most recent Human Development Report, Bolivia was ranked 118th out of 188 countries, making it one of the least developed countries in South... ]]> 5/16/2018 2:25:00 PM 25ba81ca-56c8-4f2a-abb0-73974198cdb1/Dreams made possible for Lyon children at UEFA Europa League final https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/dreams-made-possible-for-lyon-children-at-uefa-europa-league-final/s/25ba81ca-56c8-4f2a-abb0-73974198cdb1 Dreams made possible for Lyon children at UEFA Europa League final FedEx Express donates its player escort allocation to French charity Sport dans la Ville The UEFA Foundation for Children and FedEx Express – a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation and the world’s... ]]> 5/14/2018 12:00:00 PM fcebdef4-001c-4134-aec0-75fa9bc43e7d/Field in a box opens up new possibilities for young people in Philippi, Cape Town https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/field-in-a-box-opens-up-new-possibilities-for-young-people-in-philippi--cape-town/s/fcebdef4-001c-4134-aec0-75fa9bc43e7d Field in a box opens up new possibilities for young people in Philippi, Cape Town FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the UEFA Foundation for Children celebrated the opening of the latest Field in a Box in the Philippi township of Cape Town on Saturday... ]]> 4/25/2018 10:00:00 AM 8ff7d8a4-8320-4282-9f76-11cbf08a1486/A new start through football https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/a-new-start-through-football/s/8ff7d8a4-8320-4282-9f76-11cbf08a1486 A new start through football Working at football clubs brings former prisoners back into society Jules Rasoelbaks has had a long path towards redemption – and the 48 year-old from the Netherlands has been using football, his... ]]> 4/24/2018 1:48:00 PM 69a2cb21-2f67-493d-8c0a-e0133719d40d/UEFA Foundation for Children and Swiss Football Association Pledge Support for Plusport https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-for-children-and-swiss-football-association-pledge-support-for-plusport/s/69a2cb21-2f67-493d-8c0a-e0133719d40d UEFA Foundation for Children and Swiss Football Association Pledge Support for Plusport The UEFA Foundation for Children will be supporting the Goal Plus – Play Football project run by PluSport, the Swiss disability sport association, for another year, while the Swiss Football... ]]> 4/12/2018 10:54:00 AM 995af880-5104-442b-9cb1-909c9989e85b/TIPS - a tool for the uses of the new technologies with children with ASD https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/tips---a-tool-for-the-uses-of-the-new-technologies-with-children-with-asd/s/995af880-5104-442b-9cb1-909c9989e85b TIPS - a tool for the uses of the new technologies with children with ASD TIPS – feedback from the use of the new technologies with children with autism spectrum disorder symptoms (ASD) On the occasion of the world autism awareness day, FIRAH and its universities and... ]]> 4/8/2018 8:00:00 AM e5b1d098-8881-4d2e-b4a3-ad20cb085e43/Eleven Campaign To Raise The Curtain On The Match For Solidarity https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/eleven-campaign-to-raise-the-curtain-on-the-match-for-solidarity/s/e5b1d098-8881-4d2e-b4a3-ad20cb085e43 Eleven Campaign To Raise The Curtain On The Match For Solidarity ON SATURDAY 21 APRIL, PRIOR TO THE UEFA-UNITED NATIONS MATCH FOR SOLIDARITY, 11 CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN FOLLOWED BY THE ELEVEN CAMPAIGN WILL TAKE TO THE PITCH AT THE STADE DE GENÈVE TO PLAY IN A... ]]> 4/7/2018 8:01:00 AM e53dbc1d-6976-4aa6-82e5-691b785b6bc8/Football With No Limits https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/football-with-no-limits/s/e53dbc1d-6976-4aa6-82e5-691b785b6bc8 Football With No Limits CONTEXT Cañada Real – a 16km long, 75m wide shanty town on the outskirts of Madrid – is one of the poorest areas in Spain. It is also the largest shanty town in Europe and is commonly referred to... ]]> 4/6/2018 8:01:00 AM 4079577c-c81d-4e90-97ad-5f6ea7b31db4/Tackling Youth Unemployment https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/tackling-youth-unemployment/s/4079577c-c81d-4e90-97ad-5f6ea7b31db4 Tackling Youth Unemployment CONTEXT In March 2017, 3.883 million young people aged under 25 were unemployed in the 28 EU member states. The situation is especially worrying in France, where almost one in four young people... ]]> 4/4/2018 8:57:00 AM 393dec40-ac5c-44c7-afdd-41d07e059812/Diversity in Football Leadership Pathway https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/diversity-in-football-leadership-pathway/s/393dec40-ac5c-44c7-afdd-41d07e059812 Diversity in Football Leadership Pathway CONTEXT Kick It Out is primarily a campaigning organisation that enables, facilitates and works with the football authorities, professional clubs, players, fans and communities to tackle all forms of ]]> 4/4/2018 8:42:00 AM d6b36cf5-35eb-4c84-927d-ca9a6159c85e/We Welcome Young Refugees https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/we-welcome-young-refugees/s/d6b36cf5-35eb-4c84-927d-ca9a6159c85e We Welcome Young Refugees The Royal Europa Kraainem Football Club is an amateur club in the eastern suburbs of Brussels. With 350 young players of 42 different nationalities, the club stands out as a true model of... ]]> 4/3/2018 8:02:00 AM 1e4a68ab-7720-4551-8a54-506d099b97d3/Reducing inequalities through football https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/reducing-inequalities-through-football/s/1e4a68ab-7720-4551-8a54-506d099b97d3 Reducing inequalities through football On this World Autism Awareness Day, 2 April, the UEFA Foundation for Children is reaffirming its desire to ensure that no child is left behind. On the same occasion, we would like to invite you to... ]]> 4/2/2018 8:01:00 AM 9e77a706-be3c-4b5d-aa28-89e92bc70955/A Ball for all Children, A Goal for Inclusion https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/a-ball-for-all-children--a-goal-for-inclusion/s/9e77a706-be3c-4b5d-aa28-89e92bc70955 A Ball for all Children, A Goal for Inclusion CONTEXT Visual impairment often raises questions or creates fear, especially fear of people who are different. Unfortunately, partially sighted or blind people are stigmatised and often seen or... ]]> 3/30/2018 8:13:00 AM dd513387-2f07-4c7c-8336-e0cfd737d15a/Beyond the Green Pitch https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/beyond-the-green-pitch/s/dd513387-2f07-4c7c-8336-e0cfd737d15a Beyond the Green Pitch CONTEXT Founded in 2003, the Instituto Fazer Acontecer, based in Salvador de Bahia, promotes sports activities and training in human rights to young people living in disadvantaged areas. The main... ]]> 3/29/2018 8:38:00 AM 6d87a529-8818-498f-8b32-4bd464c81218/Football for Development in the Czech Republic https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/football-for-development-in-the-czech-republic/s/6d87a529-8818-498f-8b32-4bd464c81218 Football for Development in the Czech Republic CONTEXT INEX is a non-governmental not-for-profit organisation founded in 1991 that supports international work and intercultural education. One of its flagship projects, Football for Development,... ]]> 3/28/2018 9:37:00 AM 7e982a18-8822-4aab-badc-604814c52079/Kia opens ‘Green Light Project’ vocational training center in Rwanda https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/kia-motors-corporation/kia-opens--green-light-project--vocational-training-center-in-rwanda/s/7e982a18-8822-4aab-badc-604814c52079 Kia opens ‘Green Light Project’ vocational training center in Rwanda New skills training center open s in Rwanda’s Eastern Province Center established to teach agricultural skills to young adults, to develop sustainable farms and generate greater income from... ]]> 3/28/2018 1:50:00 AM 65879c7d-1da9-4ecf-9888-819bba58f099/Sport for Protection and Social Inclusion in Egypt https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/sport-for-protection-and-social-inclusion-in-egypt/s/65879c7d-1da9-4ecf-9888-819bba58f099 Sport for Protection and Social Inclusion in Egypt By January 2017, Egypt had taken in over 191,000 UNHCR-registered refugees and asylum-seekers, 40% of whom are children. Of these children, 60% are Syrians, 17% Sudanese and 6% Ethiopians. The... ]]> 3/27/2018 3:47:00 PM deb1590d-fd2e-45a5-9fa0-8c97a9d61f4d/2018 #MORETHANFOOTBALL ACTION WEEKS KICKED OFF IN PARIS https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/2018--morethanfootball-action-weeks-kicked-off-in-paris/s/deb1590d-fd2e-45a5-9fa0-8c97a9d61f4d 2018 #MORETHANFOOTBALL ACTION WEEKS KICKED OFF IN PARIS On 21st of March, the 2018 #Morethanfootball Action Weeks were kicked off in Paris. The beautiful stadium Parc des Princes provided a fantastic setting for the launch of the European- wide... ]]> 3/24/2018 11:04:00 AM 71b9fe56-5c59-4fd4-b592-1a7099aca032/#Morethanfootball Action Weeks 2018 https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/-morethanfootball-action-weeks-2018/s/71b9fe56-5c59-4fd4-b592-1a7099aca032 #Morethanfootball Action Weeks 2018 The action week gives participating football clubs and leagues the opportunity to demonstrate the social impact of their community projects and raise awareness of the transformative role that... ]]> 3/20/2018 9:40:00 AM d8a93708-57ab-4ef3-aef6-a6e809c48469/'Football connects our family across three female generations' https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/football-connects-our-family-across-three-female-generations/s/d8a93708-57ab-4ef3-aef6-a6e809c48469 'Football connects our family across three female generations' Age is no barrier for 60-year-old Ramutė Kartavičienė from Lithuania, who has set up a football team of grandmothers, and is immensely proud that the sport can unite three generations of her... ]]> 3/15/2018 12:52:00 PM 49b4ff46-10b7-4685-8b89-29a44c600195/UEFA makes new donation of €100,000 to ICRC https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-makes-new-donation-of--100-000-to-icrc/s/49b4ff46-10b7-4685-8b89-29a44c600195 UEFA makes new donation of €100,000 to ICRC Kevin De Bruyne will hand over a cheque from UEFA to assist the ICRC's Afghanistan rehabilitation programmes. Kevin De Bruyne was named in UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year 2017 UEFA will mark 11... ]]> 3/7/2018 8:44:00 AM f634ba41-535d-4326-b3fc-41c02eb3190e/Nissan partners with UEFA Foundation for Children and streetfootballworld to tackle youth employability challenges in France and the UK https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/nissan-partners-with-uefa-foundation-for-children-and-streetfootballworld-to-tackle-youth-employabil/s/f634ba41-535d-4326-b3fc-41c02eb3190e Nissan partners with UEFA Foundation for Children and streetfootballworld to tackle youth employability challenges in France and the UK PARIS, France & LONDON, England (15th February 2018) – Today Nissan is joining UEFA Foundation for Children and streetfootballworld to support grassroots organisations Sport dans la Ville in... ]]> 2/15/2018 9:00:00 AM d57926df-5697-4909-8e44-106f43b3c05f/Legendary Players Signing Up for Joint UEFA-United Nations Charity Football Match in Geneva https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/legendary-players-signing-up-for-joint-uefa-united-nations-charity-football-match-in-geneva/s/d57926df-5697-4909-8e44-106f43b3c05f Legendary Players Signing Up for Joint UEFA-United Nations Charity Football Match in Geneva Match for Solidarity Tickets Go on Sale UEFA and the United Nations Office in Geneva have announced that tickets for the Match For Solidarity went on sale today, as football legends continued to... ]]> 2/13/2018 4:47:00 PM 370bb682-8dae-49e3-8cdc-e38a5fb06868/Behind the Wheel: CASE supports Team Rubicon for Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/cnh-industrial/behind-the-wheel--case-supports-team-rubicon-for-hurricane-harvey-disaster-relief-efforts/s/370bb682-8dae-49e3-8cdc-e38a5fb06868 Behind the Wheel: CASE supports Team Rubicon for Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts Follow the real life heroes from veteran-led disaster relief organization Team Rubicon as they work to assist those stricken by the effects of Hurricane Harvey in the U.S. state of Texas.... ]]> 1/16/2018 11:17:00 AM 652c9bc6-062f-480a-a9d8-ff58f283cbfe/“Football is my life” – Abubacarr Konta, a young migrant from The Gambia, who is building a new life in Italy https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/-football-is-my-life----abubacarr-konta--a-young-migrant-from-the-gambia--who-is-building-a-new-life/s/652c9bc6-062f-480a-a9d8-ff58f283cbfe “Football is my life” – Abubacarr Konta, a young migrant from The Gambia, who is building a new life in Italy “Football unites people – that’s what I love about the game.” – Abubacarr Konta, a young migrant from The Gambia, who is building a new life in Italy. Every month, as part of its #EqualGame... ]]> 1/16/2018 10:00:00 AM c238e5ef-fbea-429b-a720-880c85474152/“It Shouldn’t Be A Problem For Any Gay Person To Play Football” https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/-it-shouldn-t-be-a-problem-for-any-gay-person-to-play-football-/s/c238e5ef-fbea-429b-a720-880c85474152 “It Shouldn’t Be A Problem For Any Gay Person To Play Football” “Gay footballers shouldn't have to feel like they can't play, and they shouldn't have to feel like they're out of place. They're not….” ─ young English footballer Liam Davis. MAIN ARTICLE Every... ]]> 12/19/2017 1:12:00 PM 30645fd2-506c-468e-a58e-d80bc2163fee/Ducks and Broncos Give Back to Community During Las Vegas Bowl Week https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/lvcva/ducks-and-broncos-give-back-to-community-during-las-vegas-bowl-week/s/30645fd2-506c-468e-a58e-d80bc2163fee Ducks and Broncos Give Back to Community During Las Vegas Bowl Week LAS VEGAS -- Players from the two University of Oregon and Boise State celebrated the before the 26th Las Vegas Bowl by giving back to the community hosting them, while preparing for the their... ]]> 12/15/2017 6:42:00 PM 27f35298-1cc1-4ea1-bc65-ee6961fd930e/SEAT donates vehicles to the Regional Government of Castilla y León for Vocational Training centres in automotives https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/seat/seat-donates-vehicles-to-the-regional-government-of-castilla-y-le-n-for-vocational-training-centres-/s/27f35298-1cc1-4ea1-bc65-ee6961fd930e SEAT donates vehicles to the Regional Government of Castilla y León for Vocational Training centres in automotives The Board of Education will distribute 20 cars among public education centres that teach automotives and vehicle maintenance With this donation, SEAT will contribute to the practical training of... ]]> 12/12/2017 8:25:00 PM 5a6f32c9-ce38-44c5-bf67-f6da4e6075f2/Queen’s Baton Debuts in Vanuatu on Island of Fire https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/queen-s-baton-debuts-in-vanuatu-on-island-of-fire/s/5a6f32c9-ce38-44c5-bf67-f6da4e6075f2 Queen’s Baton Debuts in Vanuatu on Island of Fire Over 600 children celebrate arrival of the Queen’s Baton to Ambae at Just Play Emergency Programme festivals. Port Vila, 9 December 2017: On 9 December the Queen’s Baton arrived on the island of... ]]> 12/9/2017 10:22:00 AM 062a2627-5076-4df8-b940-5a437400ed64/UEFA Foundation for Children - Activity Report 2016/2017 https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-for-children---activity-report-2016-2017/s/062a2627-5076-4df8-b940-5a437400ed64 UEFA Foundation for Children - Activity Report 2016/2017 Since it was established in 2015, the UEFA Foundation for Children has made a considerable difference to the lives of thousands of children in Europe and beyond, bringing smiles to their faces,... ]]> 12/8/2017 7:07:00 PM cf418fc1-f387-40a6-8cb2-51bee9bb051d/London to host additional matches at UEFA EURO 2020 https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/london-to-host-additional-matches-at-uefa-euro-2020/s/cf418fc1-f387-40a6-8cb2-51bee9bb051d London to host additional matches at UEFA EURO 2020 044 - Rome selected to stage tournament’s opening match The UEFA Executive Committee met today at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland and took the following decisions: UEFA EURO... ]]> 12/7/2017 4:35:00 PM ced369b4-b56f-43d2-b5a9-b64b30081af3/New Projects Funded by the UEFA Foundation for Children https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/new-projects-funded-by-the-uefa-foundation-for-children/s/ced369b4-b56f-43d2-b5a9-b64b30081af3 New Projects Funded by the UEFA Foundation for Children Additional funds allocated to 28 projects in support of vulnerable children around the world. The UEFA Foundation for Children's board of trustees, led by its new chairman, Aleksander Čeferin, met at ]]> 11/24/2017 12:02:00 PM 5dc19e60-322d-4d4b-b9d0-9e094abe555e/Aleksander Čeferin Becomes Chairman of The UEFA Foundation For Children https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/aleksander--eferin-becomes-chairman-of-the-uefa-foundation-for-children/s/5dc19e60-322d-4d4b-b9d0-9e094abe555e Aleksander Čeferin Becomes Chairman of The UEFA Foundation For Children Today, the UEFA president, Aleksander Čeferin, was elected as the new chairman of the UEFA Foundation for Children at the board of trustees’ meeting held at the UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon,... ]]> 11/22/2017 5:29:00 PM b4f4ee6f-c848-444a-a615-dc801b88387f/Just Play emergency programme set up in Vanuatu https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/just-play-emergency-programme-set-up-in-vanuatu/s/b4f4ee6f-c848-444a-a615-dc801b88387f Just Play emergency programme set up in Vanuatu On 28 September 2017, the Vanuatu Council of Ministers declared a state of emergency and ordered the mandatory evacuation of all 11,600 residents of Ambae Island amid the continuous eruption of... ]]> 11/21/2017 2:06:00 PM e820f117-abf6-4f97-9e90-6c212de6a419/Automobili Lamborghini donates a customized Huracán to Pope Francis that will be auctioned for charity https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/lamborghini/automobili-lamborghini-donates-a-customized-hurac-n-to-pope-francis-that-will-be-auctioned-for-chari/s/e820f117-abf6-4f97-9e90-6c212de6a419 Automobili Lamborghini donates a customized Huracán to Pope Francis that will be auctioned for charity Sant’Agata Bolognese/Vatican City, November 15, 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini unveiled a one of a kind version of the Huracán RWD to be auctioned for charity as a donation to His Holiness Pope... ]]> 11/15/2017 4:35:00 PM 64dff8fb-46c6-4ad5-95ae-7dc7f67d3cd7/'Everyone should get to play': Berlin footballer Zehra supports UEFA's #EqualGame campaign https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/-everyone-should-get-to-play---berlin-footballer-zehra-supports-uefa-s--equalgame-campaign/s/64dff8fb-46c6-4ad5-95ae-7dc7f67d3cd7 'Everyone should get to play': Berlin footballer Zehra supports UEFA's #EqualGame campaign "When I play football, I'm the happiest person in the world." Zehra Badem, a 17-year-old from Berlin, tells us why she adores football – "it's my whole life", she says of her passion. Every month,... ]]> 11/3/2017 3:11:00 PM ed591b50-b6b6-4d44-8345-97f8cc46b4ac/New Video Showcases Outpouring of Love for Las Vegas https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/lvcva/new-video-showcases-outpouring-of-love-for-las-vegas/s/ed591b50-b6b6-4d44-8345-97f8cc46b4ac New Video Showcases Outpouring of Love for Las Vegas LAS VEGAS -- A statement from and for the Las Vegas community, narrated by Las Vegan Andre Agassi. ***NOTE: Click here to download the video with no login required.*** ]]> 10/17/2017 3:13:00 PM a035dc70-0d47-4dd8-ad1e-f62068d628aa/Las Vegas Dims Lights to Honor Victims and Heroes https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/lvcva/las-vegas-dims-lights-to-honor-victims-and-heroes/s/a035dc70-0d47-4dd8-ad1e-f62068d628aa Las Vegas Dims Lights to Honor Victims and Heroes LAS VEGAS -- The lights of Las Vegas were dimmed for 11 minutes on Oct. 8, 2017, to honor the victims and heroes of last week’s tragic event. The digital marquees along the iconic Las Vegas Strip... ]]> 10/9/2017 8:33:00 AM f1af2c4d-d046-4802-933c-cb8b156a3ffd/Las Vegas Community Unites with #VegasStrong Marquee Tribute https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/lvcva/las-vegas-community-unites-with--vegasstrong-marquee-tribute/s/f1af2c4d-d046-4802-933c-cb8b156a3ffd Las Vegas Community Unites with #VegasStrong Marquee Tribute LAS VEGAS -- The iconic marquees of the Las Vegas Strip and resort community displayed a message of strength and gratitude following the tragic events on Oct. 1 Marquees on hotels and attractions... ]]> 10/4/2017 6:02:00 AM 7996bd85-29f4-448c-bb4f-5ef140f7227b/Grassroots gold goes to Northern Irish club https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/grassroots-gold-goes-to-northern-irish-club/s/7996bd85-29f4-448c-bb4f-5ef140f7227b Grassroots gold goes to Northern Irish club The gold standard in the best club category of the 2017 UEFA Grassroots Awards was given to St Oliver Plunkett in Northern Ireland. St Oliver Plunkett, a youth-focused club that uses football as a... ]]> 10/3/2017 7:53:00 AM 9bb89f1a-baa9-465e-af68-2d1477ca0801/UEFA donates maxi-pitch to Marseille https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-donates-maxi-pitch-to-marseille/s/9bb89f1a-baa9-465e-af68-2d1477ca0801 UEFA donates maxi-pitch to Marseille Former French star David Trezeguet was a guest as UEFA donated a maxi-pitch to Marseille - the European Capital of Sport 2017 - to mark UEFA Grassroots Week. UEFA has donated a maxi-pitch to... ]]> 10/2/2017 12:46:00 PM 605c0872-3039-4983-8066-95c9629ad260/Italian project receives UEFA Grassroots Award https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/italian-project-receives-uefa-grassroots-award/s/605c0872-3039-4983-8066-95c9629ad260 Italian project receives UEFA Grassroots Award The 2017 UEFA Grassroots Award for Best Project goes to the Italian project GiocoCalciando, which is teaching over 32,000 students across the country about football. A scheme which combines... ]]> 9/28/2017 8:06:00 AM 40fea39b-6795-4f04-a52c-953ccbc4329d/Armenian coach recognised with UEFA award https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/armenian-coach-recognised-with-uefa-award/s/40fea39b-6795-4f04-a52c-953ccbc4329d Armenian coach recognised with UEFA award Senik Arakelyan has been named as the winner of the gold award in the category of Best Leader in the 2017 UEFA Grassroots Awards. Senik Arakelyan has been recognised for his work with children in... ]]> 9/25/2017 3:09:00 PM 2e6acb54-f997-4e59-9ca2-34bec8f0cfe9/2017 UEFA Grassroots Awards Winners Unveiled https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/2017-uefa-grassroots-awards-winners-unveiled/s/2e6acb54-f997-4e59-9ca2-34bec8f0cfe9 2017 UEFA Grassroots Awards Winners Unveiled Armenia, Italy and Northern Ireland have won gold in the 2017 UEFA Grassroots Day Awards, which honour the best leaders, clubs and projects in Europe for the excellence of their work in this... ]]> 9/22/2017 12:16:00 PM 4880758d-6a35-4ffc-849b-40b50ffe1e57/UEFA President Čeferin Inaugurates Pitch At Jordanian Refugee Camp https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-president--eferin-inaugurates-pitch-at-jordanian-refugee-camp/s/4880758d-6a35-4ffc-849b-40b50ffe1e57 UEFA President Čeferin Inaugurates Pitch At Jordanian Refugee Camp UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin has helped to officially open a new football pitch at the Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan, which will give thousands of children the opportunity to play the game... ]]> 9/13/2017 9:55:00 AM 74d57e7d-4848-422d-b5c2-67125556365d/UEFA launches new #EqualGame adverts starring Hegerberg, Messi, Pogba, Ronaldo & amateur players https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-launches-new--equalgame-adverts-starring-hegerberg---messi--pogba--ronaldo---amateur-players/s/74d57e7d-4848-422d-b5c2-67125556365d UEFA launches new #EqualGame adverts starring Hegerberg, Messi, Pogba, Ronaldo & amateur players Global icons on board to promote inclusion, diversity and accessibility Some of football’s biggest stars joined forces with amateur players from around Europe in the advertisements for #EqualGame,... ]]> 9/11/2017 9:00:00 AM 9ac26b94-6ebe-420d-9611-f984a5405c4b/Pre-Alert - UEFA set to unveil new #EqualGame adverts featuring elite and amateur players https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/pre-alert---uefa-set-to-unveil-new--equalgame-adverts-featuring-elite-and-amateur-players/s/9ac26b94-6ebe-420d-9611-f984a5405c4b Pre-Alert - UEFA set to unveil new #EqualGame adverts featuring elite and amateur players The 60 and 30 second spots are released as part of UEFA’s new RESPECT campaign, which aims to positively promote inclusion, diversity and accessibility in European football. Content will be... ]]> 9/8/2017 3:10:00 PM 2ba2f6f2-4081-40c9-a296-82b6f78e094f/UEFA Foundation Welcomes Continued Collaboration with FedEx in Support of ‘Football For Good’ Movement https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-welcomes-continued-collaboration-with-fedex-in-support-of--football-for-good--moveme/s/2ba2f6f2-4081-40c9-a296-82b6f78e094f UEFA Foundation Welcomes Continued Collaboration with FedEx in Support of ‘Football For Good’ Movement UEFA Ambassador Jerzy Dudek to Celebrate the inauguration of a second community pitch In Mragowo, Poland Following the huge success of the first Field in a Box delivered by the UEFA Foundation for... ]]> 9/4/2017 8:10:00 AM 8b0efb55-59ee-4a21-ac2b-cc601da09944/2017 UEFA Super Cup : Dream come true for hearing impaired youngsters https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/2017-uefa-super-cup---dream-come-true-for-hearing-impaired-youngsters/s/8b0efb55-59ee-4a21-ac2b-cc601da09944 2017 UEFA Super Cup : Dream come true for hearing impaired youngsters The Universal Language of Football Thanks to superb cooperation between UEFA and the UEFA Foundation for Children, 19 hard-of-hearing young people from Skopje were given the opportunity to perform... ]]> 8/17/2017 1:22:00 PM 22f3dd39-a8f2-4802-97cd-8b8a6b872f61/Football in support of diversity at 2017 UEFA Super Cup https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/football-in-support-of-diversity-at-2017-uefa-super-cup/s/22f3dd39-a8f2-4802-97cd-8b8a6b872f61 Football in support of diversity at 2017 UEFA Super Cup Hearing-impaired children from Skopje to perform a song using sign language For the third year, the UEFA Foundation for Children will play an active role in the UEFA Super Cup opening ceremony,... ]]> 8/7/2017 3:01:00 PM 4b362b5b-5cea-40b2-98b1-95bbb9f8dd8d/Healthy hearts the goal at Women's EURO https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/healthy-hearts-the-goal-at-women-s-euro/s/4b362b5b-5cea-40b2-98b1-95bbb9f8dd8d Healthy hearts the goal at Women's EURO Fans at UEFA Women's EURO 2017 are being encouraged to make a healthy heart their goal, with the World Heart Federation joining forces with UEFA, the Dutch Heart Foundation, the Royal Netherlands Foot ]]> 7/19/2017 8:47:00 AM 11066faa-deb0-4628-8bd6-aa282e178edd/CNH Industrial presents its Tunisian sustainable water management project at the European Development Days https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/cnh-industrial/cnh-industrial-presents-its-tunisian-sustainable-water-management-project-at-the-european-developmen/s/11066faa-deb0-4628-8bd6-aa282e178edd CNH Industrial presents its Tunisian sustainable water management project at the European Development Days The Company and its global agricultural equipment brand, New Holland Agriculture, were prominent participants in this year’s edition of the European Commission's forum on development, owing to an... ]]> 6/8/2017 1:17:00 PM 092c2a9d-f8e5-4ba0-adaa-52d44a986425/Football for All in Cardiff https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/football-for-all-in-cardiff/s/092c2a9d-f8e5-4ba0-adaa-52d44a986425 Football for All in Cardiff Cardiff has not only welcomed stars from Juventus and Real Madrid this week; players of all abilities have been in the Welsh capital promoting other facets of our beloved sport. Footballers of... ]]> 6/3/2017 6:30:00 PM 21392d93-7e1b-4039-b308-56305d657fdc/UEFA Foundation for Children to put spotlight on parents at UEFA Women's Champions League final in Cardiff https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-for-children-to-put-spotlight-on-parents-at-uefa-women-s-champions-league-final-in-c/s/21392d93-7e1b-4039-b308-56305d657fdc UEFA Foundation for Children to put spotlight on parents at UEFA Women's Champions League final in Cardiff Parents will take a prominent part in the UEFA Women's Champions League final celebrations on Thursday - which is also the UN Global Day of Parents - to mark their role in children participating... ]]> 6/1/2017 1:11:00 PM 0872a6f5-1bc8-4b87-bcee-9106511dc2fa/Wolf Erlbruch Accepts Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Before Full Stockholm Concert Hall https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/astrid-lindgren-memorial-award/wolf-erlbruch-accepts-astrid-lindgren-memorial-award-before-full-stockholm-concert-hall/s/0872a6f5-1bc8-4b87-bcee-9106511dc2fa Wolf Erlbruch Accepts Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Before Full Stockholm Concert Hall Wolf Erlbruch tonight received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria. Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy, Mrs Alice Bah Kuhnke, gave a speech in honour of... ]]> 5/29/2017 9:05:00 PM 436057ea-8f19-4dce-a490-11a2f1fbaf8b/UEFA Europa League Dream for Local Children https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-europa-league-dream-for-local-children/s/436057ea-8f19-4dce-a490-11a2f1fbaf8b UEFA Europa League Dream for Local Children UEFA Foundation for Children and FedEx ready to offer an unforgettable experience to disadvantaged children in Stockholm The UEFA Foundation for Children is delighted to once again team up with... ]]> 5/24/2017 8:17:00 AM da1620c0-f732-425d-b7dd-ae7cdc6ebed0/Press invitation: H.R.H. Crown Princess of Sweden to Present German Illustrator Wolf Erlbruch with the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/astrid-lindgren-memorial-award/press-invitation--h.r.h.-crown-princess-of-sweden-to-present-german-illustrator-wolf-erlbruch-with-t/s/da1620c0-f732-425d-b7dd-ae7cdc6ebed0 Press invitation: H.R.H. Crown Princess of Sweden to Present German Illustrator Wolf Erlbruch with the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Time: Monday May 29, 6:00 pm Venue: Stockholm Concert Hall Welcome to cover the award ceremony of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2017, to be presented to the German Illustrator Wolf Erlbruch.... ]]> 5/22/2017 10:58:00 AM d8a77f87-4b58-46bf-a69b-ef8bc5456744/Goal in Life Foundation Kicks Off Unique Education Programme in Cyprus https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/goal-in-life-foundation-kicks-off-unique-education-programme-in-cyprus/s/d8a77f87-4b58-46bf-a69b-ef8bc5456744 Goal in Life Foundation Kicks Off Unique Education Programme in Cyprus Representatives of the UEFA Foundation for Children travelled to Cyprus in April at the invitation of a new foundation founded by active footballers and veteran players whose aim is to use the... ]]> 5/16/2017 8:25:00 AM 136d78f1-8e5a-4b1c-b73d-24196cbc22dc/2015/16 Football and Social Responsibility Report Out Now https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/2015-16-football-and-social-responsibility-report-out-now/s/136d78f1-8e5a-4b1c-b73d-24196cbc22dc 2015/16 Football and Social Responsibility Report Out Now UEFA EURO 2016 set new benchmarks for socially responsible tournament operations, UEFA member associations have organised projects across Europe and beyond thanks to new HatTrick social... ]]> 5/9/2017 1:53:00 PM 9ca80cd2-efc7-47a7-8235-f96e3d411f4e/German Illustrator, Wolf Erlbruch, to be Presented with 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on May 29 https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/astrid-lindgren-memorial-award/german-illustrator--wolf-erlbruch--to-be-presented-with-2017-astrid-lindgren-memorial-award-on-may-2/s/9ca80cd2-efc7-47a7-8235-f96e3d411f4e German Illustrator, Wolf Erlbruch, to be Presented with 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on May 29 The German illustrator and picturebook author Wolf Erlbruch is coming to Sweden to receive the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) and to give a public lecture. The award is presented by... ]]> 5/9/2017 8:49:00 AM 615afa76-eec6-4590-a586-5175577667ef/Behind the Scenes of UEFA Youth League with Camp Cinéma Children https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/behind-the-scenes-of-uefa-youth-league-with-camp-cinema-children/s/615afa76-eec6-4590-a586-5175577667ef Behind the Scenes of UEFA Youth League with Camp Cinéma Children As part of the UEFA Youth League finals, the UEFA Foundation for Children worked with Camp Cinéma, a local organisation that gives young people the opportunity to discover the world of film... ]]> 5/5/2017 4:10:00 PM ba858078-6cac-484e-b7bc-bcc2cd58467f/Plusport Player Escorts Take Centre Stage In The Super League https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/plusport-player-escorts-take-centre-stage-in-the-super-league/s/ba858078-6cac-484e-b7bc-bcc2cd58467f Plusport Player Escorts Take Centre Stage In The Super League On Sunday 30 April, 22 children and teenagers from Axpo PluSport football teams accompanied the players of Grasshopper Club Zürich and FC Lugano onto the pitch at Letzigrund stadium ahead of their... ]]> 5/1/2017 12:51:00 PM d8618808-0eb4-4ccd-b286-d9a3f1177857/Plug and Play, Fashion For Good, and Kering Name Sustainable Textile Start-ups to Be Supported by Innovation Accelerator https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/fashion-for-good/plug-and-play--fashion-for-good--and-kering-name-sustainable-textile-start-ups-to-be-supported-by-in/s/d8618808-0eb4-4ccd-b286-d9a3f1177857 Plug and Play, Fashion For Good, and Kering Name Sustainable Textile Start-ups to Be Supported by Innovation Accelerator Plug and Play, Fashion for Good, and Kering reveal the sustainable textile start-ups awarded a place in the ‘Plug and Play – Fashion for Good’ accelerator to support the scale-up of their... ]]> 4/13/2017 10:11:00 AM cedcbb0d-e7ba-42b7-96aa-5a353c2b1931/UEFA Foundation for Children presents projects to the UEFA Congress in Helsinki https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-for-children-presents-projects-to-the-uefa-congress-in-helsinki/s/cedcbb0d-e7ba-42b7-96aa-5a353c2b1931 UEFA Foundation for Children presents projects to the UEFA Congress in Helsinki UEFA Foundation for children is presenting to the 41th ordinary UEFA Congress in Helsinki a video that report about the work that has been achieved since 2 years, and how football can give back to... ]]> 4/5/2017 12:00:00 PM 94bd9b06-78bf-488d-bbb2-667d8f77f3cd/Wolf Erlbruch is the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Laureate https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/astrid-lindgren-memorial-award/wolf-erlbruch-is-the-2017-astrid-lindgren-memorial-award-laureate/s/94bd9b06-78bf-488d-bbb2-667d8f77f3cd Wolf Erlbruch is the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Laureate Wolf Erlbruch, born in 1948, is a German illustrator and picturebook author. He is best known for his illustrations of The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business (1994),... ]]> 4/4/2017 11:23:00 AM ce2a37d4-9348-45a3-a12a-5f984c65bf2c/Bophelo Ke Kgwele – “the Game, the Life!” https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/bophelo-ke-kgwele----the-game--the-life--/s/ce2a37d4-9348-45a3-a12a-5f984c65bf2c Bophelo Ke Kgwele – “the Game, the Life!” The UEFA Foundation for Children is supporting the Bophelo Ke Kgwele project in South Africa, the primary objective of which is to use the power of football to drive education and personal... ]]> 4/4/2017 10:28:00 AM 5a7ad708-c5bd-46e6-a5c1-aabc10a7e9e1/Football for Life Champions Academy in the Philippines https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/football-for-life-champions-academy-in-the-philippines/s/5a7ad708-c5bd-46e6-a5c1-aabc10a7e9e1 Football for Life Champions Academy in the Philippines On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The islands of Leyte and Samar were hit particularly hard, including Leyte’s provincial... ]]> 4/4/2017 10:27:00 AM 6dbd7769-2922-44ef-8483-59655c2cc52f/Inter Campus in Israel and Palestine https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/inter-campus-in-israel-and-palestine/s/6dbd7769-2922-44ef-8483-59655c2cc52f Inter Campus in Israel and Palestine Inter Campus, FC Internazionale Milano's social programme, seeks to foster social, religious and racial equality worldwide, with a specific focus on children's rights. It uses football as an... ]]> 4/3/2017 2:07:00 PM 6fdaf1c9-a875-4f1f-80c9-f9596c7102c1/Sport After Reading and Play https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/sport-after-reading-and-play/s/6fdaf1c9-a875-4f1f-80c9-f9596c7102c1 Sport After Reading and Play According to the United Nations, Benin, Cameroon and Togo are some of the world’s poorest countries, ranked 166th, 153rd and 162nd respectively out of 188 in terms of human development. None of... ]]> 4/3/2017 9:07:00 AM 646d74da-803d-489b-9edf-16a2519d2d0f/ÇATED Pour Tes Dents: a Programme to Help Children With Autism Improve Their Dental Hygiene https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/-ated-pour-tes-dents--a-programme-to-help-children-with-autism-improve-their-dental-hygiene/s/646d74da-803d-489b-9edf-16a2519d2d0f ÇATED Pour Tes Dents: a Programme to Help Children With Autism Improve Their Dental Hygiene The UEFA Foundation for Children supports applied research projects designed to improve communication and education for autistic children in Europe. In 2015, the foundation’s board of trustees... ]]> 4/2/2017 9:00:00 AM 67594489-abae-46cb-a7b1-f5fc5b2af160/UEFA Foundation for Children Supports the "Goal Plus" Initiative in Switzerland to Encourage Every Child to Play Football https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-for-children-supports-the--goal-plus--initiative-in-switzerland-to-encourage-every-c/s/67594489-abae-46cb-a7b1-f5fc5b2af160 UEFA Foundation for Children Supports the "Goal Plus" Initiative in Switzerland to Encourage Every Child to Play Football Plusport is the umbrella organisation of all disabled sports in Switzerland. For more than 50 years, it has been promoting the integration of disabled people through sport. The UEFA Foundation for... ]]> 4/1/2017 4:07:00 PM 8ef78999-f229-4d83-9bc6-4d4277f5171a/UEFA Foundation for Children Supports Solidarité Aveugle (Blind Solidarity) to Promote and Develop Blind Football Activities in Bamako, Mali https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-for-children-supports-solidarit--aveugle--blind-solidarity--to-promote-and-develop-b/s/8ef78999-f229-4d83-9bc6-4d4277f5171a UEFA Foundation for Children Supports Solidarité Aveugle (Blind Solidarity) to Promote and Develop Blind Football Activities in Bamako, Mali The story began with keen photographer Catherine Cabrol taking pictures of blind and partially sighted children at the Institut des Jeunes Aveugles (IJA), a school for blind children in Bamako. Cather ]]> 4/1/2017 3:41:00 PM dbef5b9a-6669-429f-9122-fb3caaa7fcae/Hope through football https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/hope-through-football/s/dbef5b9a-6669-429f-9122-fb3caaa7fcae Hope through football “We play football to become better people – not necessarily better footballers.” This is the main motto of the ‘Goal Sti Ftohia’ (Kick Out Poverty) project, which is operating in Greece in the... ]]> 3/31/2017 1:23:00 PM 796492f6-83b5-4fce-9de7-148edfde2297/Fostering inclusion through football https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/fostering-inclusion-through-football/s/796492f6-83b5-4fce-9de7-148edfde2297 Fostering inclusion through football KICKFAIR seeks to bring children together, uniting refugees and non-refugees through their shared love of football. However, the KICKFAIR concept goes far beyond that. Playing the game is just an... ]]> 3/31/2017 1:21:00 PM 1358f26b-0f87-4b60-a4d1-5d91e908890f/UEFA Foundation for Children Extends Its Support to Communities and Schools in Jordan https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-foundation-for-children-extends-its-support-to-communities-and-schools-in-jordan/s/1358f26b-0f87-4b60-a4d1-5d91e908890f UEFA Foundation for Children Extends Its Support to Communities and Schools in Jordan KICK FOR HOPE – KARAK FOOTBALL COACHING COURSE With the help of the Jordanian Ministry of Education, the Jordanian Football Association and streetfootballworld, the UEFA Foundation For Children... ]]> 3/30/2017 9:15:00 AM b9285c80-ab5e-4e2a-a601-0fc8dfe34992/Belarus HatTrick https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/belarus-hattrick/s/b9285c80-ab5e-4e2a-a601-0fc8dfe34992 Belarus HatTrick Football fans and players of all ages are feeling the benefits of UEFA’s HatTrick assistance programme in Belarus, with two projects in particular reaping rewards. The Nadezhda Cup is a tournament... ]]> 3/30/2017 7:30:00 AM 232af128-7e8c-46de-ad7b-427a54481582/We are #MORETHANFOOTBALL https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/we-are--morethanfootball/s/232af128-7e8c-46de-ad7b-427a54481582 We are #MORETHANFOOTBALL UEFA Foundation for Children is proud to partner with the European Football for Development Network (EFDN) – initiator of the first #Morethanfootball action week from 31st March to 6th April 2017.... ]]> 3/29/2017 9:03:00 AM b3fadce0-56a3-4840-b96b-26abf37ba4e9/Van Nistelrooy on disability and access to football https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/van-nistelrooy-on-disability-and-access-to-football/s/b3fadce0-56a3-4840-b96b-26abf37ba4e9 Van Nistelrooy on disability and access to football UEFA Champions League ambassador Ruud van Nistelrooy is supporting this week's Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE)'s 'Total football, total access' campaign. To support UEFA social... ]]> 3/10/2017 8:29:00 AM a7891f1f-fcd7-4456-a4fc-c56e76236124/UEFA backs social responsibility partner’s annual campaign, calling for access and inclusion of disabled people into all facets of the game. https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-backs-social-responsibility-partner-s-annual-campaign--calling-for-access-and-inclusion-of-disa/s/a7891f1f-fcd7-4456-a4fc-c56e76236124 UEFA backs social responsibility partner’s annual campaign, calling for access and inclusion of disabled people into all facets of the game. The important role that disabled people can play in football is the focal point of the fifth week of action organised by UEFA’s partner, the Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) . The... ]]> 3/9/2017 3:29:00 PM 64b5edc2-9009-4dd9-b001-11644e48a2a2/Why does UEFA invest in education? https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/why-does-uefa-invest-in-education-/s/64b5edc2-9009-4dd9-b001-11644e48a2a2 Why does UEFA invest in education? UEFA invests in education to give football family people the skills and knowledge to help us develop the game. Let's look at the initiatives that are benefitting UEFA and European football. Why... ]]> 3/1/2017 3:18:00 PM 1d89d31d-a343-4528-830b-fa3611538322/New video available - UEFA and Sergio Ramos hand over €100,000 cheque to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/new-video-available---uefa-and-sergio-ramos-hand-over--100-000-cheque-to-the-international-committee/s/1d89d31d-a343-4528-830b-fa3611538322 New video available - UEFA and Sergio Ramos hand over €100,000 cheque to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos presents a €100,000 cheque on behalf of UEFA to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), before kick off in the UEFA Champions League match between... ]]> 2/15/2017 9:31:00 PM 1f227d35-aefb-4547-b1c4-274752f91559/UEFA makes new donation of €100,000 to International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/uefa/uefa-makes-new-donation-of--100-000-to-international-committee-of-the-red-cross--icrc-/s/1f227d35-aefb-4547-b1c4-274752f91559 UEFA makes new donation of €100,000 to International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Sergio Ramos hands over cheque to help Afghanistan rehabilitation programmes UEFA will mark a decade of helping Afghan landmine victims on Wednesday, when Real Madrid CF defender Sergio Ramos... ]]> 2/14/2017 9:38:00 AM