UEFA Newsroom > Football Social Responsibility > UEFA Foundation for Children http://uefa.newsmarket.com/football-social-responsibility/uefa-foundation-for-children 07178194-ce57-4d85-8b5f-79f8791765ca/Blind children take centre stage in Tallinn for UEFA Super Cup http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/blind-children-take-centre-stage-in-tallinn-for-uefa-super-cup/s/07178194-ce57-4d85-8b5f-79f8791765ca Blind children take centre stage in Tallinn for UEFA Super Cup A group of visually impaired and normal-sighted young people from Tallinn had an unforgettable experience last night, when they took part in the opening ceremony at the UEFA Super Cup match in the... ]]> 8/15/2018 11:05:00 PM 645c3818-c4e8-48dc-965f-b08329d79db4/UEFA Super Cup, a platform for positive change - Building an inclusive future for visual impaired children http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-super-cup--a-platform-for-positive-change---building-an-inclusive-future-for-visual-impaired-ch/s/645c3818-c4e8-48dc-965f-b08329d79db4 UEFA Super Cup, a platform for positive change - Building an inclusive future for visual impaired children UEFA Super Cup, a platform for positive change Since its creation in 2015, the UEFA Foundation for Children has become a key presence at the UEFA Super Cup, delivering strong messages of... ]]> 8/14/2018 9:01:00 AM 531b2017-11ad-4a49-ba67-ab4d9c9ad998/UEFA Foundation for Children launches 2018 call for projects http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-foundation-for-children-launches-2018-call-for-projects/s/531b2017-11ad-4a49-ba67-ab4d9c9ad998 UEFA Foundation for Children launches 2018 call for projects On 13 August, the UEFA Foundation for Children launched its 2018 call for projects that seek to promote children’s fundamental rights across the globe. This call for projects is aimed at any... ]]> 8/13/2018 10:53:00 AM b047ca3f-a75c-41a3-8bdd-e0f9c3c30fe3/Field In A Box™ Provides Opportunities for Young People in Brazil http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/field-in-a-box--provides-opportunities-for-young-people-in-brazil/s/b047ca3f-a75c-41a3-8bdd-e0f9c3c30fe3 Field In A Box™ Provides Opportunities for Young People in Brazil Football as a platform for positive change in Olinda The community of Rio Doce yesterday celebrated the official opening of a Field in a Box pitch in Olinda as part of a collaborative social... ]]> 6/29/2018 10:02:00 AM 54c42176-4c6a-452d-a54a-dda1c84455c6/FIELD IN A BOX – RIO DOCE, BRAZIL http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/field-in-a-box---rio-doce--brazil/s/54c42176-4c6a-452d-a54a-dda1c84455c6 FIELD IN A BOX – RIO DOCE, BRAZIL CONTEXT Following the successful establishment of Field in a Box pitches in Madrid, Mragowo (in north-eastern Poland) and Cape Town, the UEFA Foundation for Children and FedEx are working together... ]]> 6/29/2018 9:05:00 AM 7ef0e7b0-a69a-433f-b206-4a8dd4253b7a/Match for Solidarity helps disabled children around the globe http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/match-for-solidarity-helps-disabled-children-around-the-globe/s/7ef0e7b0-a69a-433f-b206-4a8dd4253b7a Match for Solidarity helps disabled children around the globe UEFA and the United Nations helped to raise €605,000 for the UEFA Foundation for Children to fund humanitarian and development projects around the world. On 21 April, UEFA and the United Nations... ]]> 6/12/2018 9:00:00 AM c2fc0ada-9d22-4c88-b4f6-fde3f0deee71/Field in a Box: UEFA Foundation for Children Brings Artificial Football Pitch Initiative to Brazil http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/field-in-a-box--uefa-foundation-for-children-brings-artificial-football-pitch-initiative-to-brazil/s/c2fc0ada-9d22-4c88-b4f6-fde3f0deee71 Field in a Box: UEFA Foundation for Children Brings Artificial Football Pitch Initiative to Brazil CONTEXT Konami Holdings Corporation – a Japanese digital entertainment company and a UEFA Champions League sponsor – was willing to work with the UEFA Foundation for Children and take the Field in... ]]> 6/8/2018 8:32:00 AM 2be8929b-2ac1-4fa0-8462-304c097eb100/Refugee Life Skills and Employment Training Soccer Programme Atlanta http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/refugee-life-skills-and-employment-training-soccer-programme-atlanta/s/2be8929b-2ac1-4fa0-8462-304c097eb100 Refugee Life Skills and Employment Training Soccer Programme Atlanta CONTEXT Commonly known as ‘Ellis Island of the South’ or ‘the most diverse square mile in America’, the small southern US town of Clarkston has welcomed 40,000 refugees over a period of more than... ]]> 5/22/2018 2:20:00 PM 2891f61f-b3cb-4aef-9b3a-f4daf926e00e/Winners of 2018 UEFA Foundation for Children Awards Announced http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/winners-of-2018-uefa-foundation-for-children-awards-announced/s/2891f61f-b3cb-4aef-9b3a-f4daf926e00e Winners of 2018 UEFA Foundation for Children Awards Announced Awards go to 20 European organisations supporting disadvantaged children On 16 May, the Board of Trustees of the UEFA Foundation for Children met in Lyon at the offices of Sport dans la Ville – an... ]]> 5/18/2018 3:34:00 PM 858c72f8-8e41-4917-858b-684295a700c3/Empowering Refugee and Marginalised Children in Lebanon and Jordan http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/empowering-refugee-and-marginalised-children-in-lebanon-and-jordan/s/858c72f8-8e41-4917-858b-684295a700c3 Empowering Refugee and Marginalised Children in Lebanon and Jordan CONTEXT The number of Syrian refugees in Jordan is estimated to be about 1.4 million: 20% live in five camps, 80% in urban areas in northern provinces and around Amman. Two-thirds of all... ]]> 5/16/2018 2:55:00 PM 1a6547d6-8aaf-4f91-ba8e-b1b9eba25f8c/Football for Development after-school programme http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/football-for-development-after-school-programme/s/1a6547d6-8aaf-4f91-ba8e-b1b9eba25f8c Football for Development after-school programme CONTEXT Cambodia has a population of just over 15.2 million, more than one-third of whom are below the age of 18 (UNICEF; 2012 data), and 17.7% live below the poverty line (World Bank; 2012 data).... ]]> 5/16/2018 2:37:00 PM bfb26193-640e-4085-8473-0e5ffa99cd68/Inclusion of children with Disabilities in Bolivia http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/inclusion-of-children-with-disabilities-in-bolivia/s/bfb26193-640e-4085-8473-0e5ffa99cd68 Inclusion of children with Disabilities in Bolivia CONTEXT In the United Nations Development Programme’s most recent Human Development Report, Bolivia was ranked 118th out of 188 countries, making it one of the least developed countries in South... ]]> 5/16/2018 2:25:00 PM 25ba81ca-56c8-4f2a-abb0-73974198cdb1/Dreams made possible for Lyon children at UEFA Europa League final http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/dreams-made-possible-for-lyon-children-at-uefa-europa-league-final/s/25ba81ca-56c8-4f2a-abb0-73974198cdb1 Dreams made possible for Lyon children at UEFA Europa League final FedEx Express donates its player escort allocation to French charity Sport dans la Ville The UEFA Foundation for Children and FedEx Express – a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation and the world’s... ]]> 5/14/2018 12:00:00 PM d96867f0-41dc-4960-85c9-dec4f2a1e44a/Field in a box – Cape Town http://uefa.newsmarket.com/football-social-responsibility/field-in-a-box---cape-town/s/d96867f0-41dc-4960-85c9-dec4f2a1e44a Field in a box – Cape Town CONTEXT Following the successful installation of Field in a Box football pitches in Madrid, Spain and Mragowo, north-eastern Poland, the UEFA Foundation for Children decided to continue its work... ]]> 4/25/2018 1:32:00 PM fcebdef4-001c-4134-aec0-75fa9bc43e7d/Field in a box opens up new possibilities for young people in Philippi, Cape Town http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/field-in-a-box-opens-up-new-possibilities-for-young-people-in-philippi--cape-town/s/fcebdef4-001c-4134-aec0-75fa9bc43e7d Field in a box opens up new possibilities for young people in Philippi, Cape Town FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the UEFA Foundation for Children celebrated the opening of the latest Field in a Box in the Philippi township of Cape Town on Saturday... ]]> 4/25/2018 10:00:00 AM 69a2cb21-2f67-493d-8c0a-e0133719d40d/UEFA Foundation for Children and Swiss Football Association Pledge Support for Plusport http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-foundation-for-children-and-swiss-football-association-pledge-support-for-plusport/s/69a2cb21-2f67-493d-8c0a-e0133719d40d UEFA Foundation for Children and Swiss Football Association Pledge Support for Plusport The UEFA Foundation for Children will be supporting the Goal Plus – Play Football project run by PluSport, the Swiss disability sport association, for another year, while the Swiss Football... ]]> 4/12/2018 10:54:00 AM 995af880-5104-442b-9cb1-909c9989e85b/TIPS - a tool for the uses of the new technologies with children with ASD http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/tips---a-tool-for-the-uses-of-the-new-technologies-with-children-with-asd/s/995af880-5104-442b-9cb1-909c9989e85b TIPS - a tool for the uses of the new technologies with children with ASD TIPS – feedback from the use of the new technologies with children with autism spectrum disorder symptoms (ASD) On the occasion of the world autism awareness day, FIRAH and its universities and... ]]> 4/8/2018 8:00:00 AM e5b1d098-8881-4d2e-b4a3-ad20cb085e43/Eleven Campaign To Raise The Curtain On The Match For Solidarity http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/eleven-campaign-to-raise-the-curtain-on-the-match-for-solidarity/s/e5b1d098-8881-4d2e-b4a3-ad20cb085e43 Eleven Campaign To Raise The Curtain On The Match For Solidarity ON SATURDAY 21 APRIL, PRIOR TO THE UEFA-UNITED NATIONS MATCH FOR SOLIDARITY, 11 CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN FOLLOWED BY THE ELEVEN CAMPAIGN WILL TAKE TO THE PITCH AT THE STADE DE GENÈVE TO PLAY IN A... ]]> 4/7/2018 8:01:00 AM e53dbc1d-6976-4aa6-82e5-691b785b6bc8/Football With No Limits http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/football-with-no-limits/s/e53dbc1d-6976-4aa6-82e5-691b785b6bc8 Football With No Limits CONTEXT Cañada Real – a 16km long, 75m wide shanty town on the outskirts of Madrid – is one of the poorest areas in Spain. It is also the largest shanty town in Europe and is commonly referred to... ]]> 4/6/2018 8:01:00 AM 4079577c-c81d-4e90-97ad-5f6ea7b31db4/Tackling Youth Unemployment http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/tackling-youth-unemployment/s/4079577c-c81d-4e90-97ad-5f6ea7b31db4 Tackling Youth Unemployment CONTEXT In March 2017, 3.883 million young people aged under 25 were unemployed in the 28 EU member states. The situation is especially worrying in France, where almost one in four young people... ]]> 4/4/2018 8:57:00 AM 393dec40-ac5c-44c7-afdd-41d07e059812/Diversity in Football Leadership Pathway http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/diversity-in-football-leadership-pathway/s/393dec40-ac5c-44c7-afdd-41d07e059812 Diversity in Football Leadership Pathway CONTEXT Kick It Out is primarily a campaigning organisation that enables, facilitates and works with the football authorities, professional clubs, players, fans and communities to tackle all forms of ]]> 4/4/2018 8:42:00 AM d6b36cf5-35eb-4c84-927d-ca9a6159c85e/We Welcome Young Refugees http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/we-welcome-young-refugees/s/d6b36cf5-35eb-4c84-927d-ca9a6159c85e We Welcome Young Refugees The Royal Europa Kraainem Football Club is an amateur club in the eastern suburbs of Brussels. With 350 young players of 42 different nationalities, the club stands out as a true model of... ]]> 4/3/2018 8:02:00 AM 1e4a68ab-7720-4551-8a54-506d099b97d3/Reducing inequalities through football http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/reducing-inequalities-through-football/s/1e4a68ab-7720-4551-8a54-506d099b97d3 Reducing inequalities through football On this World Autism Awareness Day, 2 April, the UEFA Foundation for Children is reaffirming its desire to ensure that no child is left behind. On the same occasion, we would like to invite you to... ]]> 4/2/2018 8:01:00 AM 9e77a706-be3c-4b5d-aa28-89e92bc70955/A Ball for all Children, A Goal for Inclusion http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/a-ball-for-all-children--a-goal-for-inclusion/s/9e77a706-be3c-4b5d-aa28-89e92bc70955 A Ball for all Children, A Goal for Inclusion CONTEXT Visual impairment often raises questions or creates fear, especially fear of people who are different. Unfortunately, partially sighted or blind people are stigmatised and often seen or... ]]> 3/30/2018 8:13:00 AM dd513387-2f07-4c7c-8336-e0cfd737d15a/Beyond the Green Pitch http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/beyond-the-green-pitch/s/dd513387-2f07-4c7c-8336-e0cfd737d15a Beyond the Green Pitch CONTEXT Founded in 2003, the Instituto Fazer Acontecer, based in Salvador de Bahia, promotes sports activities and training in human rights to young people living in disadvantaged areas. The main... ]]> 3/29/2018 8:38:00 AM 6d87a529-8818-498f-8b32-4bd464c81218/Football for Development in the Czech Republic http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/football-for-development-in-the-czech-republic/s/6d87a529-8818-498f-8b32-4bd464c81218 Football for Development in the Czech Republic CONTEXT INEX is a non-governmental not-for-profit organisation founded in 1991 that supports international work and intercultural education. One of its flagship projects, Football for Development,... ]]> 3/28/2018 9:37:00 AM 65879c7d-1da9-4ecf-9888-819bba58f099/Sport for Protection and Social Inclusion in Egypt http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/sport-for-protection-and-social-inclusion-in-egypt/s/65879c7d-1da9-4ecf-9888-819bba58f099 Sport for Protection and Social Inclusion in Egypt By January 2017, Egypt had taken in over 191,000 UNHCR-registered refugees and asylum-seekers, 40% of whom are children. Of these children, 60% are Syrians, 17% Sudanese and 6% Ethiopians. The... ]]> 3/27/2018 3:47:00 PM deb1590d-fd2e-45a5-9fa0-8c97a9d61f4d/2018 #MORETHANFOOTBALL ACTION WEEKS KICKED OFF IN PARIS http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/2018--morethanfootball-action-weeks-kicked-off-in-paris/s/deb1590d-fd2e-45a5-9fa0-8c97a9d61f4d 2018 #MORETHANFOOTBALL ACTION WEEKS KICKED OFF IN PARIS On 21st of March, the 2018 #Morethanfootball Action Weeks were kicked off in Paris. The beautiful stadium Parc des Princes provided a fantastic setting for the launch of the European- wide... ]]> 3/24/2018 11:04:00 AM 71b9fe56-5c59-4fd4-b592-1a7099aca032/#Morethanfootball Action Weeks 2018 http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/-morethanfootball-action-weeks-2018/s/71b9fe56-5c59-4fd4-b592-1a7099aca032 #Morethanfootball Action Weeks 2018 The action week gives participating football clubs and leagues the opportunity to demonstrate the social impact of their community projects and raise awareness of the transformative role that... ]]> 3/20/2018 9:40:00 AM f634ba41-535d-4326-b3fc-41c02eb3190e/Nissan partners with UEFA Foundation for Children and streetfootballworld to tackle youth employability challenges in France and the UK http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/nissan-partners-with-uefa-foundation-for-children-and-streetfootballworld-to-tackle-youth-employabil/s/f634ba41-535d-4326-b3fc-41c02eb3190e Nissan partners with UEFA Foundation for Children and streetfootballworld to tackle youth employability challenges in France and the UK PARIS, France & LONDON, England (15th February 2018) – Today Nissan is joining UEFA Foundation for Children and streetfootballworld to support grassroots organisations Sport dans la Ville in... ]]> 2/15/2018 9:00:00 AM d57926df-5697-4909-8e44-106f43b3c05f/Legendary Players Signing Up for Joint UEFA-United Nations Charity Football Match in Geneva http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/legendary-players-signing-up-for-joint-uefa-united-nations-charity-football-match-in-geneva/s/d57926df-5697-4909-8e44-106f43b3c05f Legendary Players Signing Up for Joint UEFA-United Nations Charity Football Match in Geneva Match for Solidarity Tickets Go on Sale UEFA and the United Nations Office in Geneva have announced that tickets for the Match For Solidarity went on sale today, as football legends continued to... ]]> 2/13/2018 4:47:00 PM 5a6f32c9-ce38-44c5-bf67-f6da4e6075f2/Queen’s Baton Debuts in Vanuatu on Island of Fire http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/queen-s-baton-debuts-in-vanuatu-on-island-of-fire/s/5a6f32c9-ce38-44c5-bf67-f6da4e6075f2 Queen’s Baton Debuts in Vanuatu on Island of Fire Over 600 children celebrate arrival of the Queen’s Baton to Ambae at Just Play Emergency Programme festivals. Port Vila, 9 December 2017: On 9 December the Queen’s Baton arrived on the island of... ]]> 12/9/2017 10:22:00 AM 062a2627-5076-4df8-b940-5a437400ed64/UEFA Foundation for Children - Activity Report 2016/2017 http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-foundation-for-children---activity-report-2016-2017/s/062a2627-5076-4df8-b940-5a437400ed64 UEFA Foundation for Children - Activity Report 2016/2017 Since it was established in 2015, the UEFA Foundation for Children has made a considerable difference to the lives of thousands of children in Europe and beyond, bringing smiles to their faces,... ]]> 12/8/2017 7:07:00 PM ced369b4-b56f-43d2-b5a9-b64b30081af3/New Projects Funded by the UEFA Foundation for Children http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/new-projects-funded-by-the-uefa-foundation-for-children/s/ced369b4-b56f-43d2-b5a9-b64b30081af3 New Projects Funded by the UEFA Foundation for Children Additional funds allocated to 28 projects in support of vulnerable children around the world. The UEFA Foundation for Children's board of trustees, led by its new chairman, Aleksander Čeferin, met at ]]> 11/24/2017 12:02:00 PM 5dc19e60-322d-4d4b-b9d0-9e094abe555e/Aleksander Čeferin Becomes Chairman of The UEFA Foundation For Children http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/aleksander--eferin-becomes-chairman-of-the-uefa-foundation-for-children/s/5dc19e60-322d-4d4b-b9d0-9e094abe555e Aleksander Čeferin Becomes Chairman of The UEFA Foundation For Children Today, the UEFA president, Aleksander Čeferin, was elected as the new chairman of the UEFA Foundation for Children at the board of trustees’ meeting held at the UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon,... ]]> 11/22/2017 5:29:00 PM b4f4ee6f-c848-444a-a615-dc801b88387f/Just Play emergency programme set up in Vanuatu http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/just-play-emergency-programme-set-up-in-vanuatu/s/b4f4ee6f-c848-444a-a615-dc801b88387f Just Play emergency programme set up in Vanuatu On 28 September 2017, the Vanuatu Council of Ministers declared a state of emergency and ordered the mandatory evacuation of all 11,600 residents of Ambae Island amid the continuous eruption of... ]]> 11/21/2017 2:06:00 PM 4880758d-6a35-4ffc-849b-40b50ffe1e57/UEFA President Čeferin Inaugurates Pitch At Jordanian Refugee Camp http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-president--eferin-inaugurates-pitch-at-jordanian-refugee-camp/s/4880758d-6a35-4ffc-849b-40b50ffe1e57 UEFA President Čeferin Inaugurates Pitch At Jordanian Refugee Camp UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin has helped to officially open a new football pitch at the Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan, which will give thousands of children the opportunity to play the game... ]]> 9/13/2017 9:55:00 AM 2ba2f6f2-4081-40c9-a296-82b6f78e094f/UEFA Foundation Welcomes Continued Collaboration with FedEx in Support of ‘Football For Good’ Movement http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-foundation-welcomes-continued-collaboration-with-fedex-in-support-of--football-for-good--moveme/s/2ba2f6f2-4081-40c9-a296-82b6f78e094f UEFA Foundation Welcomes Continued Collaboration with FedEx in Support of ‘Football For Good’ Movement UEFA Ambassador Jerzy Dudek to Celebrate the inauguration of a second community pitch In Mragowo, Poland Following the huge success of the first Field in a Box delivered by the UEFA Foundation for... ]]> 9/4/2017 8:10:00 AM 8b0efb55-59ee-4a21-ac2b-cc601da09944/2017 UEFA Super Cup : Dream come true for hearing impaired youngsters http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/2017-uefa-super-cup---dream-come-true-for-hearing-impaired-youngsters/s/8b0efb55-59ee-4a21-ac2b-cc601da09944 2017 UEFA Super Cup : Dream come true for hearing impaired youngsters The Universal Language of Football Thanks to superb cooperation between UEFA and the UEFA Foundation for Children, 19 hard-of-hearing young people from Skopje were given the opportunity to perform... ]]> 8/17/2017 1:22:00 PM 22f3dd39-a8f2-4802-97cd-8b8a6b872f61/Football in support of diversity at 2017 UEFA Super Cup http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/football-in-support-of-diversity-at-2017-uefa-super-cup/s/22f3dd39-a8f2-4802-97cd-8b8a6b872f61 Football in support of diversity at 2017 UEFA Super Cup Hearing-impaired children from Skopje to perform a song using sign language For the third year, the UEFA Foundation for Children will play an active role in the UEFA Super Cup opening ceremony,... ]]> 8/7/2017 3:01:00 PM c81e1851-aae2-430c-8c60-d18ebe01e6af/UEFA Foundation for Children and Fedex Return to Cañada Real http://uefa.newsmarket.com/football-social-responsibility/uefa-foundation-for-children-and-fedex-return-to-ca-ada-real/s/c81e1851-aae2-430c-8c60-d18ebe01e6af UEFA Foundation for Children and Fedex Return to Cañada Real It has been a year since the UEFA Foundation for Children and FedEx, the main sponsor of the UEFA Europa League, built the first ‘Field in a Box’ in the Cañada Real district of Madrid, one of... ]]> 6/29/2017 5:12:00 PM f6e1a7be-be41-4c58-bdda-a2d57be2d2d5/Winners of 2017 UEFA Foundation for Children Awards Announced http://uefa.newsmarket.com/uefa-foundation-for-children/winners-of-2017-uefa-foundation-for-children-awards-announced/s/f6e1a7be-be41-4c58-bdda-a2d57be2d2d5 Winners of 2017 UEFA Foundation for Children Awards Announced Awards go to 20 organisations recommended by UEFA member associations supporting deprived children On 24 May, the Board of Trustees of the UEFA Foundation for Children met at the Grand Hôtel in... ]]> 6/15/2017 1:34:00 PM 3e09ab01-9303-4d34-9e47-2c8afe822a8b/La League: Champions of Change http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/la-league--champions-of-change/s/3e09ab01-9303-4d34-9e47-2c8afe822a8b La League: Champions of Change CONTEXT Girls and young women in developing countries often face two severe obstacles when growing up: child marriage and teenage pregnancy. Although it is often perceived to be a girl’s destiny,... ]]> 6/15/2017 9:48:00 AM b0addfab-a04b-41ee-8c97-b70128ac7f0e/Social Cohesion Through Football in Lebanon http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/social-cohesion-through-football-in-lebanon/s/b0addfab-a04b-41ee-8c97-b70128ac7f0e Social Cohesion Through Football in Lebanon CONTEXT Lebanon’s refugee crisis, which is now into its sixth year, has surpassed all of the very worst predictions made. Lebanon now has the highest refugee-to-population ratio in the world,... ]]> 6/15/2017 9:38:00 AM 21392d93-7e1b-4039-b308-56305d657fdc/UEFA Foundation for Children to put spotlight on parents at UEFA Women's Champions League final in Cardiff http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-foundation-for-children-to-put-spotlight-on-parents-at-uefa-women-s-champions-league-final-in-c/s/21392d93-7e1b-4039-b308-56305d657fdc UEFA Foundation for Children to put spotlight on parents at UEFA Women's Champions League final in Cardiff Parents will take a prominent part in the UEFA Women's Champions League final celebrations on Thursday - which is also the UN Global Day of Parents - to mark their role in children participating... ]]> 6/1/2017 1:11:00 PM 436057ea-8f19-4dce-a490-11a2f1fbaf8b/UEFA Europa League Dream for Local Children http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-europa-league-dream-for-local-children/s/436057ea-8f19-4dce-a490-11a2f1fbaf8b UEFA Europa League Dream for Local Children UEFA Foundation for Children and FedEx ready to offer an unforgettable experience to disadvantaged children in Stockholm The UEFA Foundation for Children is delighted to once again team up with... ]]> 5/24/2017 8:17:00 AM d8a77f87-4b58-46bf-a69b-ef8bc5456744/Goal in Life Foundation Kicks Off Unique Education Programme in Cyprus http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/goal-in-life-foundation-kicks-off-unique-education-programme-in-cyprus/s/d8a77f87-4b58-46bf-a69b-ef8bc5456744 Goal in Life Foundation Kicks Off Unique Education Programme in Cyprus Representatives of the UEFA Foundation for Children travelled to Cyprus in April at the invitation of a new foundation founded by active footballers and veteran players whose aim is to use the... ]]> 5/16/2017 8:25:00 AM 615afa76-eec6-4590-a586-5175577667ef/Behind the Scenes of UEFA Youth League with Camp Cinéma Children http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/behind-the-scenes-of-uefa-youth-league-with-camp-cinema-children/s/615afa76-eec6-4590-a586-5175577667ef Behind the Scenes of UEFA Youth League with Camp Cinéma Children As part of the UEFA Youth League finals, the UEFA Foundation for Children worked with Camp Cinéma, a local organisation that gives young people the opportunity to discover the world of film... ]]> 5/5/2017 4:10:00 PM ba858078-6cac-484e-b7bc-bcc2cd58467f/Plusport Player Escorts Take Centre Stage In The Super League http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/plusport-player-escorts-take-centre-stage-in-the-super-league/s/ba858078-6cac-484e-b7bc-bcc2cd58467f Plusport Player Escorts Take Centre Stage In The Super League On Sunday 30 April, 22 children and teenagers from Axpo PluSport football teams accompanied the players of Grasshopper Club Zürich and FC Lugano onto the pitch at Letzigrund stadium ahead of their... ]]> 5/1/2017 12:51:00 PM 94054a5b-f6e8-467f-831d-924e672b9521/Young Film Directors Seeking to Capture the Passion of the Game http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/young-film-directors-seeking-to-capture-the-passion-of-the-game/s/94054a5b-f6e8-467f-831d-924e672b9521 Young Film Directors Seeking to Capture the Passion of the Game The top European footballers of tomorrow will soon be in action at Colovray stadium in Nyon in the finals of the fourth edition of the UEFA Youth League. While FC Barcelona, SL Benfica, Real... ]]> 4/18/2017 3:45:00 PM fd16d01b-910b-4ed1-b1d9-8ca9c3ab75f9/Beyond the Green Pitch http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/beyond-the-green-pitch/s/fd16d01b-910b-4ed1-b1d9-8ca9c3ab75f9 Beyond the Green Pitch Founded in 2003, the Instituto Fazer Acontecer, based in Salvador de Bahia, promotes sports activities and training in human rights to young people living in disadvantaged areas. The main idea is... ]]> 4/18/2017 2:00:00 PM 6618d7c0-714b-4114-a67f-a14707efe78f/Tackling Social Exclusion in Burkina Faso http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/tackling-social-exclusion-in-burkina-faso/s/6618d7c0-714b-4114-a67f-a14707efe78f Tackling Social Exclusion in Burkina Faso OUR AIM Samusocial Burkina Faso (SSBF) is a Burkinabe association that was created 13 years ago with the support of Samusocial International. Its mission is to contribute to the fight against... ]]> 4/12/2017 9:47:00 AM 8f96bf5d-7e00-4915-a03d-adc6a31405b8/Improvement of Living Conditions of Street Children in Luanda http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/improvement-of-living-conditions-of-street-children-in-luanda/s/8f96bf5d-7e00-4915-a03d-adc6a31405b8 Improvement of Living Conditions of Street Children in Luanda OUR AIM Samusocial International in Angola helps promote an inclusive society by reinforcing actions and partnerships between civil society organisations and local authorities involved in caring... ]]> 4/12/2017 9:47:00 AM cedcbb0d-e7ba-42b7-96aa-5a353c2b1931/UEFA Foundation for Children presents projects to the UEFA Congress in Helsinki http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-foundation-for-children-presents-projects-to-the-uefa-congress-in-helsinki/s/cedcbb0d-e7ba-42b7-96aa-5a353c2b1931 UEFA Foundation for Children presents projects to the UEFA Congress in Helsinki UEFA Foundation for children is presenting to the 41th ordinary UEFA Congress in Helsinki a video that report about the work that has been achieved since 2 years, and how football can give back to... ]]> 4/5/2017 12:00:00 PM ce2a37d4-9348-45a3-a12a-5f984c65bf2c/Bophelo Ke Kgwele – “the Game, the Life!” http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/bophelo-ke-kgwele----the-game--the-life--/s/ce2a37d4-9348-45a3-a12a-5f984c65bf2c Bophelo Ke Kgwele – “the Game, the Life!” The UEFA Foundation for Children is supporting the Bophelo Ke Kgwele project in South Africa, the primary objective of which is to use the power of football to drive education and personal... ]]> 4/4/2017 10:28:00 AM 5a7ad708-c5bd-46e6-a5c1-aabc10a7e9e1/Football for Life Champions Academy in the Philippines http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/football-for-life-champions-academy-in-the-philippines/s/5a7ad708-c5bd-46e6-a5c1-aabc10a7e9e1 Football for Life Champions Academy in the Philippines On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The islands of Leyte and Samar were hit particularly hard, including Leyte’s provincial... ]]> 4/4/2017 10:27:00 AM 6dbd7769-2922-44ef-8483-59655c2cc52f/Inter Campus in Israel and Palestine http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/inter-campus-in-israel-and-palestine/s/6dbd7769-2922-44ef-8483-59655c2cc52f Inter Campus in Israel and Palestine Inter Campus, FC Internazionale Milano's social programme, seeks to foster social, religious and racial equality worldwide, with a specific focus on children's rights. It uses football as an... ]]> 4/3/2017 2:07:00 PM 6fdaf1c9-a875-4f1f-80c9-f9596c7102c1/Sport After Reading and Play http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/sport-after-reading-and-play/s/6fdaf1c9-a875-4f1f-80c9-f9596c7102c1 Sport After Reading and Play According to the United Nations, Benin, Cameroon and Togo are some of the world’s poorest countries, ranked 166th, 153rd and 162nd respectively out of 188 in terms of human development. None of... ]]> 4/3/2017 9:07:00 AM 646d74da-803d-489b-9edf-16a2519d2d0f/ÇATED Pour Tes Dents: a Programme to Help Children With Autism Improve Their Dental Hygiene http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/-ated-pour-tes-dents--a-programme-to-help-children-with-autism-improve-their-dental-hygiene/s/646d74da-803d-489b-9edf-16a2519d2d0f ÇATED Pour Tes Dents: a Programme to Help Children With Autism Improve Their Dental Hygiene The UEFA Foundation for Children supports applied research projects designed to improve communication and education for autistic children in Europe. In 2015, the foundation’s board of trustees... ]]> 4/2/2017 9:00:00 AM 67594489-abae-46cb-a7b1-f5fc5b2af160/UEFA Foundation for Children Supports the "Goal Plus" Initiative in Switzerland to Encourage Every Child to Play Football http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/uefa-foundation-for-children-supports-the--goal-plus--initiative-in-switzerland-to-encourage-every-c/s/67594489-abae-46cb-a7b1-f5fc5b2af160 UEFA Foundation for Children Supports the "Goal Plus" Initiative in Switzerland to Encourage Every Child to Play Football Plusport is the umbrella organisation of all disabled sports in Switzerland. For more than 50 years, it has been promoting the integration of disabled people through sport. The UEFA Foundation for... ]]> 4/1/2017 4:07:00 PM 8ef78999-f229-4d83-9bc6-4d4277f5171a/UEFA Foundation for Children Supports Solidarité Aveugle (Blind Solidarity) to Promote and Develop Blind Football Activities in Bamako, Mali http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/uefa-foundation-for-children-supports-solidarit--aveugle--blind-solidarity--to-promote-and-develop-b/s/8ef78999-f229-4d83-9bc6-4d4277f5171a UEFA Foundation for Children Supports Solidarité Aveugle (Blind Solidarity) to Promote and Develop Blind Football Activities in Bamako, Mali The story began with keen photographer Catherine Cabrol taking pictures of blind and partially sighted children at the Institut des Jeunes Aveugles (IJA), a school for blind children in Bamako. Cather ]]> 4/1/2017 3:41:00 PM dbef5b9a-6669-429f-9122-fb3caaa7fcae/Hope through football http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/hope-through-football/s/dbef5b9a-6669-429f-9122-fb3caaa7fcae Hope through football “We play football to become better people – not necessarily better footballers.” This is the main motto of the ‘Goal Sti Ftohia’ (Kick Out Poverty) project, which is operating in Greece in the... ]]> 3/31/2017 1:23:00 PM 796492f6-83b5-4fce-9de7-148edfde2297/Fostering inclusion through football http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/fostering-inclusion-through-football/s/796492f6-83b5-4fce-9de7-148edfde2297 Fostering inclusion through football KICKFAIR seeks to bring children together, uniting refugees and non-refugees through their shared love of football. However, the KICKFAIR concept goes far beyond that. Playing the game is just an... ]]> 3/31/2017 1:21:00 PM 1358f26b-0f87-4b60-a4d1-5d91e908890f/UEFA Foundation for Children Extends Its Support to Communities and Schools in Jordan http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/uefa-foundation-for-children-extends-its-support-to-communities-and-schools-in-jordan/s/1358f26b-0f87-4b60-a4d1-5d91e908890f UEFA Foundation for Children Extends Its Support to Communities and Schools in Jordan KICK FOR HOPE – KARAK FOOTBALL COACHING COURSE With the help of the Jordanian Ministry of Education, the Jordanian Football Association and streetfootballworld, the UEFA Foundation For Children... ]]> 3/30/2017 9:15:00 AM 232af128-7e8c-46de-ad7b-427a54481582/We are #MORETHANFOOTBALL http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/we-are--morethanfootball/s/232af128-7e8c-46de-ad7b-427a54481582 We are #MORETHANFOOTBALL UEFA Foundation for Children is proud to partner with the European Football for Development Network (EFDN) – initiator of the first #Morethanfootball action week from 31st March to 6th April 2017.... ]]> 3/29/2017 9:03:00 AM 6942be5d-6abc-4aad-a2cb-53f3fe796aa6/FOOTBALL FOR ALL IN VIETNAM http://uefa.newsmarket.com/images-and-videos/football-for-all-in-vietnam/s/6942be5d-6abc-4aad-a2cb-53f3fe796aa6 FOOTBALL FOR ALL IN VIETNAM CONTEXT The Football for All in Vietnam (FFAV) project was initiated in 1997 and formally established in 2001 by means of a partnership between the Football Association of Norway (NFF) and the... ]]> 3/24/2017 8:01:00 AM 60001c93-0d12-4b30-bea2-39cbf6b0cb79/Streetfootballworld Festival 2016 http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/streetfootballworld-festival-2016/s/60001c93-0d12-4b30-bea2-39cbf6b0cb79 Streetfootballworld Festival 2016 The streetfootballworld Festival16 in Lyon, hosted by the Sport dans la Ville association in the French city and backed by the UEFA Foundation for Children, will involve 500 youngsters from... ]]> 11/29/2016 3:53:00 PM b71b64e9-839d-483a-be9c-1eb57634a403/We believe football is for everyone http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/we-believe-football-is-for-everyone/s/b71b64e9-839d-483a-be9c-1eb57634a403 We believe football is for everyone We believe football is for everyone. Two young refugee children leaving in Norway made history at UEFA Super Cup Final 2016 as being the first ever player escorts in wheelchairs. ]]> 10/7/2016 3:54:00 PM 0da0a8d2-f699-4d71-9bff-f07c2bf8c256/Inauguration of the Za’atari House of Sports http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/inauguration-of-the-za-atari-house-of-sports/s/0da0a8d2-f699-4d71-9bff-f07c2bf8c256 Inauguration of the Za’atari House of Sports The House of Sports, constructed inside the camp, will provide a single umbrella facility for all sports activities in Za’atari refugee camp. The venue was officially opened in the presence of... ]]> 10/7/2016 3:44:00 PM daafac4f-9969-47cb-b514-46bcced0f285/20,000 Children’s smiles http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/20-000-children-s-smiles/s/daafac4f-9969-47cb-b514-46bcced0f285 20,000 Children’s smiles The UEFA Foundation for Children is inviting 20,000 deprived children to attend a UEFA EURO 2016 match. The children will be selected and looked after by host cities and associations that play a... ]]> 6/28/2016 3:50:00 PM b1945fa0-b5f2-4b08-a970-0d64b7d70b7b/HEALTH AND SOCIAL INTEGRATION THROUGH SPORT IN IRELAND http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/health-and-social-integration-through-sport-in-ireland/s/b1945fa0-b5f2-4b08-a970-0d64b7d70b7b HEALTH AND SOCIAL INTEGRATION THROUGH SPORT IN IRELAND CONTEXT The John Giles Foundation aims to promote sporting activities and a healthy lifestyle among children in disadvantaged communities across Ireland. There is a special focus on football,... ]]> 2/22/2016 8:01:00 AM a3122b0b-5696-425f-95ac-a01d88819c23/Spirit of Soccer http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/spirit-of-soccer/s/a3122b0b-5696-425f-95ac-a01d88819c23 Spirit of Soccer OUR AIM The UEFA Foundation for Children is supporting the Spirit of Soccer project in Iraq, the main aim of which is to use the power of football to educate children about the dangers of... ]]> 2/11/2016 8:00:00 AM f9d77be7-4d36-42bf-9b5e-3e3d5845050c/Play For Positive Change http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/play-for-positive-change/s/f9d77be7-4d36-42bf-9b5e-3e3d5845050c Play For Positive Change CONTEXT There are four main problems connected to access to sport in school in Nepal, which result in decreased participation, namely: lack of facilities, lack of knowledge, lack of equipment and... ]]> 2/4/2016 8:00:00 AM c32eda0e-7784-4bcc-8b4c-90d502e23257/Football United for Peace http://uefa.newsmarket.com/news/football-united-for-peace/s/c32eda0e-7784-4bcc-8b4c-90d502e23257 Football United for Peace A human chain created by 1,000 children, together with the players and the referee team, to promote peace and unit. The UEFA Super Cup match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC, which took place... ]]> 8/11/2015 3:52:00 PM