Sport for the protection of displaced young people

Sport for the protection of displaced young people

sportanddev.org- 23 September 2020 – Generations For Peace has been using sport as a peacebuilding tool in Jordan, a country hosting the second-highest number of refugees per capita in the world. Since the beginning of the Syrian war in 2011, nearly half the...
Virtual music concert held to mark International Youth Day

Virtual music concert held to mark International Youth Day

The Jordan Times -24 August 2020- In celebration of International Youth Day (IYD), UNFPA-Jordan has hosted a virtual musical concert titled “Let the Music Speak”. The concert was held in partnership with the Higher Population Council (HPC), the Royal Health Awareness...
Curfew lifted in Lebanon: need for structural change remains

Curfew lifted in Lebanon: need for structural change remains

Jordan Daily -Since the implementation of restrictive measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, NGOs around the world have witnessed a deeply concerning increase in domestic abuse. In Lebanon, the situation is no different, with evidence suggesting that lockdown...
Kent named to Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

Kent named to Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

The Intelligencer – 28 May 2020 – A Prince Edward County woman has been awarded Canada’s highest sporting honour. Sophiasburgh resident Judy Kent was named one of 11 people to form the Class of 2020/21 of the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame and will receive...