Panel Discussion on Sports for Inclusive Development and Peace!


In order to raise awareness around the relationship between sport, development, and peace, SportIFY Nepal is hosting a panel discussion titled Sports for Inclusive Development and Peace: A Panel Discussion.

Sport Initiatives for Youth (SportIFY) Nepal envisions a prosperous Nepal through innovative youth-led development and peace initiatives. They aim to support underprivileged and marginalized communities through integrated sports, local development, and peacebuilding programmatic interventions.

This panel discussion will include the unique insights and experiences of four professionals who have worked in this space. They will also be sharing some of the ways in which they will be working with individuals and communities through various initiatives.

Details of the session

Date: Saturday, 21 November 2020,

Time:4 PM to 5:15 PM

Registration: Register Here

Panelists and their topics:
1. Rabi Rajkarnikar, President of the Nepal Equestrian Association, Former Director-General of the Nepal Olympic Committee — “The importance of basic universal principles of good governance through sports to usher change in developing countries”
2. Hana’ Juma’h, Economic Recovery Coordinator at Oxfam, former Programs Senior Officer at Generations for Peace — “Non-competitive sport as a universal language and an entry point into thematic development areas”
3. Jakob Lund, Founder and Director of Play 31, Formerly at ActionAid Denmark and UN Women — “Utilization of sports to bridge divides and bring people together post-conflict”
4. Anushka Joshi, Business Development and Data Analytics Consultant at SportIFY Nepal — “Women in sports, internationally and in Nepal”

Following the event, each attendee will receive a certificate of appreciation and participation and will be able to join a virtual community of students, scholars, and professionals from diverse backgrounds working towards shared goals.

For  more information, visit Sports for Inclusive Development and Peace: A Panel Discussion