Special guest : Rose Nathike Lokonyen the Refugee Olympic Team Rio 2016 member
The event will explore the role that sports can play in providing hope, helping physical and psychosocial growth, and nurturing sense of peace among the youth in refugee camps. It will introduce the activities of NGO and private company assisting refugee youths in Kenya and Uganda, and will feature an athlete from Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya who competed as Refugee Olympics Team member in Rio Olympics.
"Refugees and Sports
-from the field of Refugee camps in Africa"
Date :Tue., 27th August 2019, 13 : 00-14 : 30
Venue : Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall B04 (1-1-1, Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku,Yokohama )
5 minutes on foot from Minato Mirai Station(Minato Mirai Line)
◆Admission FREE, Advance registration required.
Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan)
Please register at : firstname.lastname@example.org
TEL 03-5423-4511（Mon-Sat 10:00～18:00）
◆Rose Nathike Lokonyen
800m runner , South Sudanese refugee,
Flag bearer for the Refugee Olympic Team Rio 2016. Candidate for the Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020.
SOLTILO Co., Ltd AFRICA DREAM SOCCER TOUR Project Manager
◆Chiaki Okada Ph.D.
Associate Professor at Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University
AAR Japan Regional Director, East Africa (Kenya, Uganda)