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Unlocking the Power of Football

Unlocking the Power of Football

'Unlocking the Power of Football' online event co-hosted by The United States of America, The State of Qatar and The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism hosted Governments, Civil Society Organisations, Private Sector Representatives, Community Voices, and The Football World including 2 Premier League and Champions League Winners to discuss how together we can Unlock The Power of Football to address social harms, prevent and counter-violence in all its forms. 
 
First Section: Introduction to the event
Keynote Speaker 1:  Under Secretary General for Counter-Terrorism, Mr. Vladimir Voronkov 
Keynote Speaker 2: Permanent Representative of Qatar H.E. Ambassador Alya bint Ahmed Al... Thani
Keynote Speaker 3: Deputy Coordinator for Countering Violent Extremism, Christopher K. Harnisch
 
Second Section: FfP ' Youth Panel'
 
Third Section: First Panel on ''The Challenges We Face" discussing what are the current challenges we are faced with countering and preventing violence in all its forms.
 
Participants:
 
Dr.Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff (Moderator), Consultant and Historian
 
Dwight Yorke, former professional footballer, Manchester United, and Aston Villa FC
 
Ali Soufan, founder of The Soufan Centre
 
Shamila Kohestani, professional footballer, Afghanistan national team
 
Jim Hake, CEO of Spirit of America
 
Mike Summers, CE of the Palace for Life Foundation
 
Fourth Section: Second Panel on ‘Unlocking The Power of Football' discussing what innovative and pragmatic approaches can we take to prevent and counter-violence in all its forms.
 
Participants:
 
Zahara Malik (Moderator), CEO and Co-Founder of Grosvenor Capital
 
Adrian San Miguel, Professional Footballer for Liverpool FC
 
Laila Bokhari, Former Deputy Minister/State Secretary of Norway
 
Jeremy Gilley, Founder of Peace One Day
 
John Deblasio, Chairman of DT Institute
 
Sandeep Chattoo, Chairman of Real Kashmir
 
Danny Gray, Founder of Warpaint

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