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Sport and Development – Lorenzo Wareham

Over the past two decades there has been an ever increasing importance placed on the role sport can play in aiding a number of different development agendas around the world. Sport transcends both language and cultural differences, having the potential to convey powerful messages of peace and development. Sport can also improve the quality of…
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Jess’ visit to Kenya

Jess recently visited Kenya and wrote an opinion piece about her visit which was published in The Journal. In case you missed it, here's what was it said! I’ve been working at COCO for over five years now, initially as a volunteer, then as a part time Communications and Development Officer before completing my Masters…
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International Day of Happiness – Lorenzo Wareham

The International Day of Happiness is a United Nations observed day which aims to promote the pursuit of happiness as a fundamental human goal. It is held annually on the 20th March and has been celebrated worldwide since its inception in 2013. The day has helped states and development agencies recognise that ‘progress’ should not be…
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International Women’s Day – Lorenzo Wareham

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8th in honour of movements towards equality and women’s rights. The first historical observance of a day celebrating women was held in New York in 1909, with the day eventually becoming adopted by the United Nations in 1975. Recent years have looked at the UN’s “Planet…
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