International Seminar Football for Development

Nols, Z. (Speaker), Haudenhuyse, R. (Presenter), Commers, T. (Contributor), Theeboom, M. (Contributor)

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop/seminar


The guest speakers will all bring their own story with a focus on the role of sport – football in particular – and community development. Selçuk Açikgoz will introduce the seminar with some critical reflections on using sport as a means for (social) development. Then, Wim Beelaert and Pierre van der Veken will explain which community role football plays in the city of Ghent. Our last speaker, Selahattin Koçak will provide insights on how issues of diversity are promoted and managed by the Flemish Football Federation. We will close the seminar with a critical panel discussion, which will be attended by a representative of the UEFA.
Period3 Oct 2017
Event titleInternational Seminar Football for Development
Event typeConference
LocationBrussels, Belgium
Degree of RecognitionInternational