International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

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“WHITE CARD” a symbolic initiative to celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

White Card 2015
Christopher Froome
White Card 2015
Christopher Froome
White Card 2015
David Coulthard
White Card
David Coulthard
White Card
Joël Bouzou
White Card
Joël Bouzou
White Card
Joël Robuchon
White Card
Joel Robuchon
White Card
Pernilla Wiberg
White Card
Pernilla Wiberg
White Card
Tatiana Golovin
White Card
Tatiana Golovin
White Card
David Belle
White Card
David Belle
White Card
Honey Thaljieh
White Card
Honey Thaljieh

whitecard logoTo celebrate 6 April, Peace and Sport invites you to rally around the symbol of a white card as a sign of your commitment to peace efforts worldwide.

Whether or not you registered a project on the April6 website, White Card allows you to demonstrate your support for the peace through sport movement in your part of the world.

This digital campaign on FacebookTwitter and Instagram is supported by the Champions for Peace and many other personalities.

Thanks for your support!

 

Taking part couldn't be easier:

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Holding a white card, just like a referee on a playing field.

The more creative your photo is, the better it is!

 

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Facebook

On Facebook with the tagline : @peaceandsport #WhiteCard 

Twitter

On Twitter with the tagline : @peaceandsport #WhiteCard 

Instagram

On Instagram : #WhiteCard @peaceandsport 

 

 

 

 

The origin of ‘White Card’:

‘White Card’ takes its name from ‘Carton Blanc’, a highly-acclaimed travelling photo exhibition by Maud Bernos which highlights the faces of those who are at the very heart of Peace and Sport’s action and who are its tireless driving force: children.

The photographer named her exhibition ‘Carton Blanc‘ in reference to the red card, which signifies the most serious offense that a sports player can commit. Here, the colour white, which symbolizes purity and peace, is therefore used to represent positivity and constructiveness in sport.

maud sml“It’s a pleasure to be part of this initiative with Peace and Sport! 6 April is a unique opportunity to show that there is real mobilization around this day and that the peace through sport movement is alive and kicking! Photographs can convey important messages, and whether they are photos from my exhibition Carton Blanc or photos posted on Facebook or Twitter from people all over the world, the message is the same and I wholeheartedly support it. I encourage everyone taking part in this initiative. Play your Peace on April6! ”

Maud Bernos, photographer.

 

 

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