Play For Peace
Play For Peace
The momentum created during the IYSPE at Magglingen Conference on “Sport for Development” in 2005, moved IATWS in cooperation with UNESCO to lead the process by follow up 1st regional seminar in post conflict are in Western Africa (Abidjan/Cote D’Ivoire) in 2006 using traditional wrestling as effective instrument to promote society development and peace culture environments.
By evaluating previous events such as our local projects in Vingate Institute for PES, 2004-05 (Israel) and Almaty, November 2006 (KAZ), based on successful seminar in Abidjan, IATWS include “Sport for Development and Peace” as build in component of future activities under slogan “Play for Peace”. We give the conflicted countries an opportunity to communicate and to learn to know each other.
Through “Play for Peace” they can develop new relationships across borders, and more people will move to the integrated parts of the circles.
Our “Play for Peace” initiative is a worldwide leading project using traditional wrestling, the colorful TSG representative, to promote society social – economic development and peace building process.
Istanbul / May 2007
Ufa / October 2007
Bishkek / December 2007
New Dehli / January 2008
Bishkek / March 2008
Moscow / April 2008
Mariupol / June 2008
Lome / October 2008
Moscow / April 2009
Tashkent / October 2009
The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games will be held in Ashgabat,...
Dr. Rif Gaynanov - 'Wrestling is my Life'
Traditional Wrestling will always be intersting, Wrestling is a life! Every nation has it's own coloring. One nation should not impose it's own rules uppon other countries and should respect other cultures and their costumes.
Click here to enter the gallery
"From Traditional Wrestling Kuresh to modern Belt Wrestling Sport"
Click here to watch the video
Rif GAYNANOV - "Wrestling is My Life"
Click here to read the pdf