World Radio Day

[LISTEN] Life Beyond Olympics for refugee athletes

This year Unesco celebrates World Radio Day 2018, with a look at strengthening diversity, peace and development through sports broadcasting.

Showcasing the beauty of sports in all of its diversity, the organisation has collated a series of inspiring stories that challenge gender stereotypes and covers, equally, both men’s and woman’s sports events.

They spoke to the recipient of prestigious Peace and Sports Awards 2016, Erin Hayba for her work on refugee athletes.

Her project, ‘From Refugee Camp to Rio’ gives rare insights into the daily lives of refugee athletes through multimedia and in-depth background stories.

I think many people saw the athletes in a stadium in Rio and they had the same clothes as everyone else they looked like world class athletes, they were world class athletes but spending the time getting to know these athletes and the bigger story behind them, that is a huge part of the success of this project.

Erin Hayba, recipient of prestigious Peace and Sport Awards 2016

Sports is a great tool in order to help people relate to issues that they might not be so familiar about.

Erin Hayba, recipient of prestigious Peace and Sport Awards 2016

Some of these stories get lost in terms of humanitarian reports, but every time I talk to people about the work that we are doing, it really peaks peoples interest.

Erin Hayba, recipient of prestigious Peace and Sport Awards 2016

Click on the link below to hear more about the project...

You can find out more by visiting the World Radio Day website


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