Elite athletes are taking part

LaBASE Academy
LaBASE Academy
An iniative by Esther Niamké
"Having a solid BASE is very important at all levels and in all areas, be it sports, school or social." A project founded by Esther Niamké
Giants of Africa
Giants of Africa
An initiative by Masai Ujiri
"Be confident in who you are and where you come from. And as you start to grow, don't be afraid to be a great follower. A lot of great followers have become really good leaders. A project founded by Masai Ujiri
Enfants du Bénin Debout
Enfants du Bénin Debout
An initiative by Ahmed Taofik
“Restoring hope to young people through basketball and giving them the chance to believe in their dreams.” A project launched in Benin by Ahmed Taofik (professional basketball player)
Yemaly
Yemaly
An initiative by Géraldine Y. Robert
“Promoting basketball and its educational values in Gabon.” A project launched by Géraldine Robert (international basketball player)
Terang’Aby
Terang’Aby
An initiative by Aby Gaye
Raise awareness among young girls about the problems of Senegalese society. A project led by Aby Gaye
Fight For Dignity
Fight For Dignity
An initiative by Laurence Fischer
“The values conveyed by sport allow women victims of violence to rebuild their lives and rediscover their self-confidence." A project launched by Laurence Fischer (three-time World karate champion)
Diambars Institute
Diambars Institute
An initiative by several athletes
“Making passion for football a driving force for education.” A project launched in Senegal by Saer Seck and several professional football players (Patrick Viera, Jimmy Adjovi-Boco and Bernard Lama)
I AM Foundation
I AM Foundation
An initiative by Ian Mahinmi
Promote the empowerment of young people through the practice of basketball. A project supported by Ian Mahinmi.

JICA, official partner of Sport en Commun

On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) confirms its commitment to making sport a powerful lever for sustainable development and becomes a major partner of the Sport en Commun platform.
<p>JICA, official partner of Sport en Commun</p>

The impact of sport on the SDGs

Sport is a tool for achieving a number of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The basic principles of sport, such as respect for fellow competitors and for the rules, teamwork and team spirit, help to safeguard human dignity.

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