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Supporting Refugees through Football, with Oleksandr (Sasha) Formichov, CEO, League of Tolerance

The number of displaced people in the world (including refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons) has now risen to 82.4 million, according to UNHCR. In partnership with Goal Click, we will hear from leaders of businesses and NGOs on how brands can engage with refugees and help rebuild their lives after displacement, through the lens of football. Co-hosted by thinkBeyond. Part of ‘Game On’ - a content stream exploring the intersection of sport, business and social impact, run in partnership with thinkBeyond.

How football, and photography, can be tools to help refugees rebuild their lives

Matthew Barrett is the Co-Founder of Goal Click, a global football storytelling platform helping people understand one another and the world through football. In this article, he introduces Goal Click Refugees, a series run in partnership with UNHCR, and articulates why the private sector must have a role in supporting displaced people around the world. Part of ‘Game On’ - a content stream exploring the intersection of sport, business and social impact, run in partnership with thinkBeyond.

How Youth Run NOLA has evolved its purpose during the Covid-19 crisis

As part of Game On - Sport for Social Impact this month, run in partnership with thinkBeyond, we will shine a spotlight on how the sport-for-good sector came together to help communities recover and rebuild from Covid-19, exploring how sport has responded and adapted to support some of the world’s most vulnerable people during the pandemic. Here, Denali Lander, Executive Director, Youth Run NOLA, shares how the organisation has evolved its purpose during the Covid-19 crisis and used the pandemic as an opportunity to revaluate what it stands for and why.