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Projects selected by the Jury

Here are the projects selected by the Jury on 27 September 2013:

AFRICA REGION

GHANA

‘INTERNATIONAL INSPIRATION’ KATE ASARE FRIMPONG; BIO OF A YOUTH SPORT LEADER.
The biography of a young sports ‘leader’ in the framework of UNESCO’s “Gender Equality” priority,

MADAGASCAR

“ASNDRATRO NY TENIKO’ “ ‘I value my language’
In addition to 18 dialects, Madagascar recognizes Malagasy as one of the two “official languages” that all the inhabitants of this large island should use to communicate.

TOGO

“CULTURAL, PROFESSIONAL AND CRAFT TRAINING CENTER PROJECT” (CCFPA)
This project has been initiated by young people to develop local crafts for the employment of youth and particularly women in their country.

LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN REGION

ECUADOR

“AGUA RIOBAMBA”. Shared water management in the District of Riobamba in Ecuador. The Association carries out programmes in 18 countries for small farmers. Their main focus is sustainable development of natural resources (water, land, forests) through more than 80 programmes.

HAITI

“CONCERT ACTION” “CONCERTACTION”
Provision of safe drinking water for disadvantaged communities of Sainte-Suzanne. Haitian association created in 1997 by a group of Haitian professionals (agriculture, medicine)) to help improve the standard of living of rural populations and their country’s development.

MEXICO

“TOOLS TO ADVOCATE FOR THE RIGHT TO WATER IN THE MUNICIPALITIES IN THE STATE OF MORELOS’
Consolidate a community-based intervention with the participation of multiple social actors and their public action to defend the human right of access to safe water.

PARAGUAY

“VILLA de 9 MARZO” “RIGHT TO A LIFE WITHOUT VIOLENCE
For child labourers and/or street children in a neighborhood of Asuncion. Attention to their basic needs (if needed, food and health care), risk prevention and strengthening of family ties or other measures to avoid their “callejizacion”.

ARAB REGION

MOROCCO

THE STRENGTH OF WOMEN”
Support and strengthen Moroccan civil society organizations to promote the principle of gender equity in local development and women’s participation in political life.

ASIA AND PACIFIC REGION

INDIA – CHINA – NEPAL

“GIRLS TO THE TOP”
“From intercultural to the search for the universal through sport”
New association created specifically to promote women’s access to mountain sports. Its project documents women’s mountain sports accomplishments, which have had echoes beyond their homelands.

EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA REGION

ITALY

“A KICK TO RACISM: PLAY WITH ME”
UNESCO Centre of Turin and Juventus Football Club present a Pilot Project 2012-2017, in order to support and facilitate the implementation of projects in favour of integration and against racism, identifying new ideas and ways to reach a wider range of beneficiaries.