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SPORTSDIP Series: Sport as a Tool for Public Diplomacy

Date: 30 March 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Venue: Online

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in partnership with the Czech Olympic Committee presents the new six-part series SPORTSDIP, premiering online on March 30, 2021, at 10 am EDT, bringing together sports and diplomacy to inspire, entertain, and educate. Discover how sports can serve as a tool for development, discuss hot topics in international relations and sports, and learn from top athletes and sports officials.   

The webinar SPORTSDIP: Sport as a Tool for Public Diplomacy is online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3UrSdEYX-E&t=8s.

The series begins with the talk: Sport as a Tool for Public Diplomacy. In which ways does sport influence international relations? How has sport changed public diplomacy? What diplomatic powers do non-governmental actors wield?                                                                                                                                  
Roman Kumpošt, Vice President, Czech Olympic Committee
Ryan Murphy, Program Officer, State Department’s Sports Diplomacy Unit
Danka Barteková, Olympic Medalist in Shooting – Skeet        

Jana JanotováInternational Relations Manager, Czech Olympic Committee        

Free | RSVP required: https://sportsdip.eventbrite.com                

Next in the SPORTSDIP Series:
April - Law as a Tool of Sports Diplomacy
May – Major Sports Events: Bidding, Politics, and Controversies
September – Sport as a Tool for Development
October – Women and Sports: Overcoming Adversity
November – The Importance of Czech Representation in the International Sports Governing Bodies