On 6 March, 800 youth aged 18 to 35 came together at UNESCO to participate in the event “Education, sport and cultural diversity – New attitudes to promote human rights in the world”. It was a collaborative event organized by the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee, 40 NGOs and the UNESCO Secretariat.

Nine projects developed by and for young people were presented by their leaders from five continents, covering diverse issues such as racism and sport, access and management of drinking water, fighting violence, learning in the mother tongue, and training women to demand their rights in a spirit of fairness and equality. The day was marked by the presence of highly anticipated Andrea Agnelli, President of Juventus Football Club, who presented his project implemented with the UNESCO Centre of Turin: “Kick racism out of football: Play with me”.

Source: UNESCO