Brazil Activate Talk: ‘Vamos Jogar’: Sports and Play Reimagined for Development

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | December 16, 2014

Play in all its forms is the right of every child and it needs to be guaranteed to all children and adolescents. Through ‘Vamos Jogar’ initiative, UNICEF Brasil and partners are reimagining the way communities and cities can leverage sports and play to facilitate the integral development of children and adolescents. Join UNICEF Brasil to hear more about what sports for development is and what it can be.

Moderated by Edith Asibey, National Chief of Communication and Partnerships of UNICEF Brasil, and include talks from:

  • Tim Pawlowski, Chair of Sport Economics, Sport Management and Media Research, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Rodrigo Mendes, social entrepreneur and president of Instituto Rodrigo Mendes
  • Orlando Dato, social educator and community leader in Rio de Janeiro
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