Malditas’ Palacios urges e-Goal ambassadors to use their voice for social good
Kuala Lumpur: Inna Palacios, the captain of the Philippines Women’s national team, has urged youth ambassadors on the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and AURORA’s e-Goal programme to use their voice to do good. The Malditas’ goalkeeper was speaking at a session on “Reflecting Diversity in Football” for the e-Goal programme for Member Associations (MA) in the AFC’s ASEAN Zone, which also includes Australia.
Palacios was a guest speaker on a session focusing on questions about diversity in football led by Sam Turner from the International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football. He guided the youth ambassadors through a series of discussions and framed the topic of diversity as both a challenge and an opportunity.
AFC - AURORA e-Goal programme for South and Central Asia commences
Kuala Lumpur: Youth social ambassadors from 13 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations in the South and Central Zones started their e-Goal journey on Monday in a landmark moment as the ground-breaking programme reached all five of the AFC Zones.
The aspiring youth ambassadors will participate in a number of workshops which include themes such as Philanthropy, Diversity and Social Development.
Ground-breaking e-Goal programme commences in the ASEAN Zone
Kuala Lumpur: The pioneering e-Goal programme continued to create a meaningful impact across the Continent as 24 aspiring youth social ambassadors from 10 Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Member Associations in the ASEAN Zone began their journey on Monday.
The first workshop focused on how sport can be used to accelerate progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Participants will also delve into important topics such as Philanthropy in Football, Diversity and Inclusion, Safeguarding and Protection, Mental Health, Civic Engagement and Participation as well as Digital Citizenship and Social Entrepreneurship.
e-Goal East Zone kicks off with workshop on Sport and Sustainable Development
Kuala Lumpur: As many as 20 aspiring youth social ambassadors from seven Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations in the East Zone have begun the e-Goal programme which kicked off on September 21, 2020.
The first of the eight online workshops focused on how sport can be used to accelerate progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and was led by Kim Encel from UNESCO.
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) social responsibility partner, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have announced Rozma Ghafouri from the Islamic Republic of Iran and Dr. Rana Dajani from Jordan as the 2020 Regional Winners of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award.
The 66-year-old UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award recognises those who have gone beyond the call of duty to protect forcibly displaced and stateless people.