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SDGs an Opportunity to Prove Ourselves

The realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to follow the Millennium Development Goals, is one of those poster moments in global geo-politics. It seems the planet has finally come together to foster a beautiful world of lightness and love, safety and security. Of course, the reality is nothing like that. The world will likely go on its muddled and confused way, throwing up undeserving winners even as it it throws down innocent losers.

That's not being cynical. It's just an acceptance of the human condition. Sure, humanity can be wonderful. But it can also be brutal. Those truths are unlikely to change.

But, let's look on the up side. The balance can be shifted in favour of the more positive aspects and this is the value of documents such as the SDGs.

That's where we come in.

For us here at The Kick Project, the SDGs present a real opportunity to further ensure sport is in the tool box of solutions to poverty, conflict and community breakdown. While sp…

German Football Team Offers Support for Refugees

German second tier team St. Pauli - a team noted for its punk rock fashion and social conscience - have offered 1000 free tickets for the game against Borussia Dortmund for recently arrived refugees...[read more].....