Olympism4Humanity proudly announce the long term strategic partnership and collaboration with the International Olympic Truce Center and the 2014 Imagine Peace Youth Camp. Our partnership aims to advance sport for peace and development related scholarship, research, global outreach, related programming, summer camps and academic endeavors. In addition toOlympism4Humanity Praxis Summer Program, IOTC and O4H are working together for the successful implementation, evaluation and sustainability of the2014 Imagine Peace Youth Camp, to be held in Ancient Olympia in July 26-31, 2014.
2014 Imagine Peace Youth Camp Background Information
Over the last twenty years the UN, IOC, and the EU made significant and encouraging contributions in creating policies, events, white papers and organizational structures to advance related theory and practice most engaged stakeholders urge the need for (a) providing more opportunities to underserved communities, (b) advancing applied and ongoing scientific evidence, (c) providing theory-based academic and professional training, (d)creating conditions for sustainable programming and (d) promoting purpose driven international inter-institutional collaborations.
The International Olympic Truce Center (IOTC) contributes to this effort by creating an annual six-day Youth Camp which will take place at theInternational Olympic Academy’s premises in Ancient Olympia in July 26-31, 2014.
The UN office of Sport for Development and Peace (UNODP) has already endorsed the implementation of the week-long Youth Camp. Based on Olympic values, the Youth Camp addresses the issues of Peace, Olympic Truce, Respect for Diversity, and Conflict Resolution.
More info on the content of the program can be found at the table below at the International Olympic Truce website
More info on the application and selection process will be made available in due course.