In this second part, we offer an update directly from Peace and Sport about activity over the past month.
Peace and Sport Coordinated Activity in the Past Month
– Some international sports federations have also pledged some help : the FIDE (chess federation) will give 500 chess games, the FMJD (draughts) will give approximately the same amount of ; the IRB (rugby) will give 400 rugby kits and the iCC (cricket) has given USD 2000… These are all donations on the way of being delivered to Haiti.
– Last (but not least), the association Solibad (badminton without borders) is helping us to collect 1000 badminton kits, with the support of the Iranian player Kaveh Mehrabi, who is also a Peace and Sport’s Champion for Peace. Please see attached the press release related to this operation. Another of our Champion for Peace (Diana Gandega, a street basketball player) is helping to collect used basketball kits in France.
The SportAccord Convention (the must-be event for the sports movement) starts in 3 weeks: our plans are to mobilize a lot of people there and reach a milestone there.