Integration of Refugees
through Sport

2006 New Zealand


Type of Project: Initiative, project Target Group: Young refugees in New Zealand Download PDF Developed by: Refugees As Survivors
Country New Zealand
Year 2006
Contact Info Refugees As Survivors

Synthesis of the case study

This article presents the Refugees in Sport Initiative by Refugees Survivors and NGO based in Auckland, New Zealand. This initiative is using soccer to reduce social isolation of young refugees to create a sense of connection and belonging. Other sports are now also used in this way while specific sport workshops giving to participants a set of skills in their personal development.

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Refugees As Survivors