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Fourth edition of Doha GOALS Forum to be held in Los Angeles, July 25-27

• Published on 10 Apr. 2015 • Category :Sport • Tags : 2015 Sport Los Angeles Special Olympics Doha GOALS Fourth edition of Doha GOALS Forum to be held in Los Angeles, July 25-27Global sports forum will partner with Special Olympics for 2015(Doha, Qatar, March 2014): The fourth edition of Doha GOALS, the world’s leading platform focusing on sport as a driver of social and economic change, will be held in Los Angeles from July 25-27 2015. Doha GOALS Forum will partner with Special Olympics this year for the three-day summit and legacy programme.The 2015 edition Forum will debate topics such as women and young people in sport, philanthropy and CSR initiatives fea(...)
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Taskforce: Open Space

• Published on 05 Nov. 2014 • Category :Sport • Tags : 2014 The key aim of Doha GOALS is to kickstart important initiatives that use sport for social good. Using innovative brainstorming techniques and facilitation, the “open space” taskforce will start with a blank slate and work over the two days of taskforces to conceive, develop, and draw a roadmap for a new initiative using sport.Facilitated by Doug Solomon, IDEO Fellow, USA“Open Space 1” taskforce, had teams of six to eight individuals ‘ideating’ on selected issues to provide a tangible recommendation of how to use sport to solve key global issues. It truly encouraged debate arou(...)
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Debate: Africa’s Moment

• Published on 05 Nov. 2014 • Category :Sport • Tags : 2014 Moderated by Alan Kasujja, Newsday, BBC World Service, UgandaCedric Babu-Ndilima, former professional tennis player; Director, Kinetic Management Group, UgandaTiti Camara, Former professional football, Former Sports Minister, GuineaDiamil Faye, President and CEO, JAPPO Sports Consulting, SenegalJean-Lounana Kouta, Director General, African Games Organizing Committee, Congo-BrazzavilleTokyo Sexwale, Founder, Global Watch, South AfricaWhat will it take for Africa to utilize sports as a catalyst for development? In two words, risk and infrastructure. African(...)
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Debate: Transforming Sports Sponsorship

• Published on 05 Nov. 2014 • Category :Sport • Tags : 2014 Moderated by Adnan Nawaz, News Anchor, BBC World, UKMarc Audrit, Vice President, Global Brand, Western Union, FranceLourenço Bustani, CEO, Mandalah, BrazilSally Hancock, Chair, Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation; former director, Olympic and Paralympic Marketing, Lloyds Banking Group, UKIskandar Sharil Mohd Rawi, Regional Manager, Brand Promotion –Football, General Motors, SingaporeMagali Tezenas, Managing Director, Sporsora, FranceLesa Ukman, Chief Insights Officer, IEG, USAOn the topic of sports sponsorship in combination with corporate sustainability (...)
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CRIMINALISATION OF DOPING OFFENCES DEBATED IN ETHICS PANEL

• Published on 05 Nov. 2014 • Category :Sport • Tags : 2014 The debate over the criminalisation of doping offences in sport was one of the key topics of this morning’s discussions at the Doha GOALS Forum, during the opening panel of ethics in sport.Sir Craig Reedie, Vice President, International Olympic Committee, called for increased cooperation between the public authorities and sporting regulatory bodies to improve the efficacy of sanctions.Reedie, the current President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), said: “If you cheat, especially at the highest level of a sport, you can inflict huge damage on that sport. Yes, sport should sanction its(...)
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