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SAD joins ILO expert committee

SAD joins Taqeem Evaluation CouncilSAD is a member of the recently founded Taqeem Evaluation Council, an expert body of the International Labor Organization (ILO) programme of the same name. The aim of “Taqeem” is to improve young people’s job prospects in the Middle East and North Africa.

Easing the effects of war with sport and play activities

SriLankaKonflikttransformation50px There are two dates key to peace in September. On the 21st, the United Nations observe the International Day of Peace, and on the 1st, we remember the beginning of World War II. 75 years after Hitler’s invasion of Poland, and 100 years after the beginning of World War I, conflict and violence are still shaping world affairs. Over the last few months, we have been particularly aware of the wars in Syria, Iraq, Palestine and Ukraine.

Sport and play as a method

sport and playSport and play has an important place in SAD’s project work. It’s not about identifying talent and training top athletes. Instead, sport and play is being used to accelerate learning processes or to overcome trauma following civil war or catastrophe. Physical activity and playing together also encourage teamwork, promote self-esteem and improve participants’ communication skills. This animation shows examples from three projects of how SAD puts sport and play activities into practice.

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