Alliances, Conferences, Activities
Conferences, Alliances, Activities of DISCOVER FOOTBALL
DISCOVER FOOTBALL places her perspective and her knowledge as an independent NGO in different working groups, alliances, partnerships and in worldwide conferences.
We would like to give you an overview of our activities:
- Since 2012 DISCOVER FOOTBALL is a founder member of the Yogykarta-Alliance. The Yogyakarta-Alliance is a civil society forum whose aim is to contribute to a German foreign policy and development cooperation that are inclusive of the concerns of lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI). The Yogyakarta-Alliance is an open network. For more information: http://www.hirschfeld-eddy-stiftung.de/vernetzung/yogyakarta-allianz/.
- Since 2013 DISCOVER FOOTBALL is a member of the worldwide Fare network. The Farenetwork is an umbrella organization that brings together individuals, informal groups and organisations driven to combat inequality in football and use the sport as a means for socialchange. Fare always supports the DISCOVER FOOTBALL Festival in Berlin. For more information: http://farenet.org/about-fare/.
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL is part of the CEDAW-Alliance since 2016. DISCOVER FOOTBALL wrote in cooperation with 38 other member organization the CEDAW-report for the German government fighting against discrimination of women. For more information: https://www.frauenrat.de/cedaw-allianz/.
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL is member of the European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF). For more information: http://www.eglsf.info/.
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL is an active member in the Women and Girls football committee in Berlin.
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL is an institutional member at the German Academy for football culture.
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL at FIFA Conference for Equality and Inclusion.
- Participation at UN Women Conference 2018.
2017 DISCOVER FOOTBALL participated at lot of conferences and events:
- Equal Playing Field: DISCOVER FOOTBALL is a partner of the “Equal Playing Field” End of June 2017 two all-women football teams battled out for 90 minutes just below the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. They succeed, so they broke the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude football game ever played. For more information: http://www.discoverfootball.de/en/projects/equal-playing-field/.
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL was the "Make a Change" partner for the Roskilde Festival 2017, with the topic: "Cultural Equality”. For more information:http://www.discoverfootball.de/en/projects/equal-playing-field/.
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL organized a football workshop for 40 girls at the Millerntor-Gallery#7 in the Millerntor Stadium in Hamburg (St. Pauli).
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL consulted FIFA´s Human Rights Policy and participated at the Activity Update on Human Rights.
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL is member of the EURO-24 initiative, which promotes human rights, diversity and transparency. Mehr Informationen hier!
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL took part at panel discussion, organized by the Fare network about the international women football (06.06.2017, Berlin)
- We are part of the Civil Society Organizations (iCSO) System of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).
- DISCOVER FOOTBALL won the 3rd place of the FIFA Diversity Award 2017 and Julius-Hirsch Preis 2017.