COP28 Diary 2: Ministers, Indigenous peoples and Gurudev

Read here, how Spirit of Football representative Iris met indigenous leaders, environment ministers and the famous Indian guru Ravi Shankar. Dec 8, 2023 Ravi Shankar, often called Sri Sri (honorific) or Gurudev (teacher) is an Indian yoga guru, a spiritual… [Read More]

COP28 Diary 1: Pledges from Climate Action Leaders

COP is the Climate Conference by the United Nations, hosted by the UNFCCC secretariat (UNFCCC: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change). In 2023, COP28 was hosted by the United Arab Emirates and was hosted in Dubai. For us as… [Read More]

The Ball at the Sport Positive Summit 2023

The Ball was lucky enough to be invited again to this year’s Sport Positive Summit in London. This is a conference where different stake holders from the sport industry come together to find ways to make sport more sustainable and… [Read More]

Pledges from our Football for Good colleagues

Festival23 brought female young leaders from across the world as well as representatives (staff, managers, directors etc.) of Football for Good organisations. All of the people at Festival23 are engaged, often committing their life work, to football for good and… [Read More]

#PassItOn: The Ball meets Generation Amazing

During Festival23 more than 75 female youth leaders from Football for Good (F4G) organisations from all over the world came together in Sydney around the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Ball was also part of this inspiring F4G festival,… [Read More]

North Melbourne Street Soccer Program Inclusion Workshop

After the prison workshop, we headed to George’s Big Issue Street Soccer Programme at the North Melbourne Community Center. This programme focuses on the reintegration of former prisoners into society and also works with diverse nationalities who have migrated and… [Read More]