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Institution of the year 2021

Institution of the year

rewards a public entity, (State, Government, Region…), a sport institution or a company leading and/or supporting a sustainable program which contributes to the development of peace through sport..

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Government of Portugal - Sports and Youth Secretary of State


“The National Plan for Ethics in Sport” (NPES)

Multisport
Portugal

The National Plan for Ethics in Sport (NPES) is an initiative of the Constitutional Government of Portugal, promoted by the Youth and Sports Secretary of State. The NPES is based on through five major axes: training and education, especially focus on teachers of primary and secondary education. Sports practice and events, encouraging the experience of ethical values of peace such as sincerity, friendship, respect, loyalty. Publications, Research and Digital Platform dealing with scientific studies; awareness campaigns on Radio, TV and the “Fairplay Card” that aims to recognize relevant attitudes of practitioners. 350.000 of children from all over Portugal benefited from the NPES, and were encouraged by famous local athletes.

Government of Portugal - Sports and Youth Secretary of State


“The National Plan for Ethics in Sport” (NPES)

Multisport
Portugal

The National Plan for Ethics in Sport (NPES) is an initiative of the Constitutional Government of Portugal, promoted by the Youth and Sports Secretary of State. The NPES is based on through five major axes: training and education, especially focus on teachers of primary and secondary education. Sports practice and events, encouraging the experience of ethical values of peace such as sincerity, friendship, respect, loyalty. Publications, Research and Digital Platform dealing with scientific studies; awareness campaigns on Radio, TV and the “Fairplay Card” that aims to recognize relevant attitudes of practitioners. 350.000 of children from all over Portugal benefited from the NPES, and were encouraged by famous local athletes.

International Paralympic Committee


“#Wethe15”

Paralympics sports
International

#Wethe15 a worldwide digital awareness campaign that places people with disabilities at the heart of the inclusion agenda. Launched prior to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, #WeThe15 aims to end discrimination against people with disabilities who make up 15% of the global population, by publicly acting for visibility, accessibility and inclusion. #Wethe15 gathered a huge response on social media, with over 2.5 billion interactions.  More than 125 iconic landmarks around the world, such as the Colosseum in Rome and the Empire State Building in New York, were lit up in purple, the campaign’s color.

International Paralympic Committee


“#Wethe15”

Paralympics sports
International

#Wethe15 a worldwide digital awareness campaign that places people with disabilities at the heart of the inclusion agenda. Launched prior to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, #WeThe15 aims to end discrimination against people with disabilities who make up 15% of the global population, by publicly acting for visibility, accessibility and inclusion. #Wethe15 gathered a huge response on social media, with over 2.5 billion interactions.  More than 125 iconic landmarks around the world, such as the Colosseum in Rome and the Empire State Building in New York, were lit up in purple, the campaign’s color.

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)


“Evacuation procedure of Afghan refugees”

Cycling
Afghanistan; Switzerland

Following the takeover of Kabul by the Taliban in August 2021, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and its President David Lappartient, and other members of the Cycling community have been key players in the evacuation of 165 refugees from Afghanistan. Thanks to this operation, female cyclists, members of the Afghan cycling management, artists, judges, journalists, and human rights campaigners have been able to reach Europe. 38 of these Afghan evacuees, were welcomed to join the UCI World Cycling Centre (WCC), in Aigle in Switzerland. A great demonstration of solidarity, proving the power of sport to unite people, transform lives and build a better world.

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)


“Evacuation procedure of Afghan refugees”

Cycling
Afghanistan; Switzerland

Following the takeover of Kabul by the Taliban in August 2021, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and its President David Lappartient, and other members of the Cycling community have been key players in the evacuation of 165 refugees from Afghanistan. Thanks to this operation, female cyclists, members of the Afghan cycling management, artists, judges, journalists, and human rights campaigners have been able to reach Europe. 38 of these Afghan evacuees, were welcomed to join the UCI World Cycling Centre (WCC), in Aigle in Switzerland. A great demonstration of solidarity, proving the power of sport to unite people, transform lives and build a better world.