Press release -
World Masters Games 2021, Japan in collaboration with NVPF
The World Masters Games 2021 Kansai Organising Committee (hereinafter referred to as "WMG 2021") and the Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate during the 2021 Master Games in Kansai, Japan.
The cooperation will include the implementation of the NVPF education programs to selected participants in the Games. The programs cover topics such as conflict management, bullying, self-esteem and abuse.
Jan Hellman, the Chairman of NVPF said; It is a fantastic possibility for us to participate in this great tournament held in Japan. We will establish a very interesting and important partnership, starting in Japan but reaching out globally through the participants in the Games. I would like to congratulate WMG 2021 as well as NVPF Japan for the work they have done to reached this exciting and important collaboration.
NVPF is a Swiss nonprofit organisation established in 1993. Our mission is to create and deliver highly customised education to inspire, motivate and engage young people to understand how to solve conflicts peacefully.
To date we have educated and trained more than 8 million young people, students, teachers and sport coaches in 30 countries on five continents.
The organisation has received more than 40 Awards for Best Practice and in 2014 President Obama referred to the project as being one of the best youth education programs in the world.
The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF) is a non-profit organisation with a mission to inspire, motivate and engage young people to learn how to solve conflicts peacefully. NVPF was founded in 1993 in Switzerland and has educated more than 8 million young people, teachers, and sports coaches on five continents. www.nonviolence.com