Podcast: Sport for peace and development

 

 Children playing soccer in black uniforms for Soccer Without Borders
Palestinians play football at the site where tents are pitched in support of Palestinian refugees returning to land they fled or were expelled from during the 1948 war surrounding Israel’s creation, near the border with Israel, east of Gaza City, on April 11, 2018. (Photo by Momen Faiz/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Two leaders in the global movement of sport for peace and development from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa join Kenneth Shropshire for today’s show.

Nariman Laatoe is a lecturer at the University of Western Cape in South Africa and an advisory board member of the Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace. She is also the chair of The Western Cape Network for Community Peace and Development.

Marion Keim-Lees is the chairperson of the Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace and the director, Interdisciplinary Centre for Sports Science and Development. She is also a member of the IOC Olympic Education Commission.