Today is the kick-off of the first ever #FootballPeople Festival of Ideas held by the FARE network. Featuring big sporting names, leading experts and activists from across sport.
Festival sessions will cover some of the big social issues in sport including Athlete activism in the wake of Black Lives Matter; The future of women’s football; The intersection of LGBTIQ+ and race; Refugees and football; the absence of Black coaches in football; New voices in sports journalism; and events on German football; Race and Brazil; the Balkans; and Latin America. The week kicks off today with a look at The Future of Women's Football and insights on Football, Nationalism and the Balkans.
The fairplay initiative will be part of the panel on sexism in German football on Thursday, 22 October.
Register for your FREE ticket to these sessions and many more HERE.