The Rights Understanding in Sport Toolkit (TRUST)
- UNESCO Chair “Transforming the Lives of People with Disabilities, their Families and Communities through Physical Education, Sport, Recreation and Fitness”, Institute of Technology Tralee – Coordinator Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Ireland
- Refugee Team, Netherlands
- Olympic Committee of Portugal, Portugal
- to develop a programme on human rights education tailored for sports practitioners working in educational institutions, emphasising the key role of sport in promoting human rights.
- to raise awareness on sport as a human right and on its role in promoting human rights involving sports practitioners working in education institutions and policy developers.
- to strengthen the capacity of sports professionals working in education institutions to provide human rights education through sports taking into consideration the needs of minority groups including refugees and migrants.
- to reinforce the capacity of civil society organisations working in the sports sector so that they are better equipped to advocate for sport as a human right.
- An online training module on providing human rights education tailored for physical education teachers, sports coaches and volunteers will be developed.
- Physical education teachers, sports coaches and volunteers will be trained to provide human rights education in the pilot programme
- Awareness raising materials such as videos and leaflets will be produced to sensitise civil society and present sport as a human right and as a tool to promote human rights.
- Tools and guidelines on advocating to national governments and international organisations for human rights in and through sport will be developed.
- An online knowledge hub to disseminate the results of the project and to provide support to individuals and organisations will be made available.
Watch the 1-minute description of the project