Featured events

7-9 September 2012
Brussels Games

Brussels Gay Sports will offer a weekend of fun and fairplay in the capital of Europe, with volleyball, swimming, badminton, and tennis, as well as fitness and hiking.

Learn more HERE.
26-28 October 2012
Bern, Switzerland

The success of the first edition of the QueergamesBern proved the need for an LGBT multisport event in Switzerland. This year will be even bigger, with badminton, bowling, running, walking, floorball.

Learn more HERE.
17-20 January 2013
Sin City Shootout
Las Vegas
The 7th Sin City Shootout will feature softball, ice hockey, tennis, wrestling, basketball, dodgeball, bodybuilding and basketball.

Learn more HERE.

13-16 June 2013
IGLFA Euro Cup
After this year's edition in Budapest at the EuroGames, the IGLFA Euro Cup heads to Dublin for 2013, hosted by the Dublin Devils and the Dublin Phoenix Tigers.

Learn more HERE.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

7th World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture 5-7 December

The 7th World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture, organized by the International Olympic Committee and UNESCO, will open 5 December in Durban, South Africa.

FGG Ambassador Leigh-Ann Naidoo and Hlengiwe Buthelezi, delegate for FGG member organization TOGS, will be representing the FGG at this event.

They will be particularly keen to meet UNESCO Champion for Sport (Goodwill Ambassador) Jackie Silva, like Leigh-Ann a former Olympic beach volleyball player. Jackie runs the ‘Instituto Jackie Silva’, which aims to promote sports and social interaction among vulnerable and disadvantaged youth in Rio de Janeiro.

The motto of the conference is “Giving a Voice to Youth”. During a youth session, organised within the conference, young participants at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that were held in Singapore in August, will talk about their personal experience at this very first edition and also exchange with their South African peers. Young people will also be given the floor in other sessions to offer their first-hand input on learning experiences in the fields of sport, education, culture and society.

Other discussions, to take place in plenary and parallel sessions, will focus on values-based education, the Cultural Olympiad, education for sustainable development and how to develop a culture of healthy lifestyles, to name just a few.

Consult the program HERE.

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