Our Champion for Peace

HONEY THALJIEH

I grew up in a war zone. Sport gave me a window to the outside world. It helped me retain hope for the future. I realized that I wasn’t alone and that there were many of us looking for peace.


Founder and first Captain of the first all-female national football team in Palestine, Honey is a real pioneer. As Corporate Communications Manager for FIFA she works on a daily basis to promote her sport as a tool for diversity and for peace.

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33

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Palestine

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Football

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Captain of the Palestine National Team

Monaco

Speaker at the 9th Peace and Sport International Forum

Captain of the first all-female Palestinian football team, Honey Thaljieh is a well-known and dynamic ambassador for the peace through sport movement. Honey was a speaker in the session entitled: ‘Breaking down barriers through sports diplomacy’ at the 9th Peace and Sport International Forum.