IN RELATION TO THE REYKJAVIK INTERNATIONAL GAMES 2019 THE REYKJAVIK SPORTS UNION, THE NATIONAL OLYMPIC AND SPORTS ASSOCIATION OF ICELAND, REYKJAVIK CITY, THE YOUTH ASSOCIATION OF ICELAND, THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND CULTURE AND REYKJAVIK UNIVERSITY HAVE ORGANISED A CONFERENCE ABOUT SPORTS AND VIOLENCE.
The conference will take place on Wednesday the 30th of January in Reykjavik University and on Thursday the 31st of January there will be a workshop in the Sports Center in Laugardalur Valley.
Among topic at the conference there will be:
The newest statistics about violence in sports around the world.
Introduction of the project, Voices for truth and dignity. A project that fights against sexual assault in Europe through the voices of those affected by it.
Procedures against sexual harassment and violent behavior in sports and youth program.
Stories from those who have experienced violence.
The speakers will be both visitors from abroad and locals:
Dr. Sandra Kirby, Dr. Mike Hartill, Dr. Colin Harris, Håvard Övegard, Hafdís I. Helgudóttir, Arnar Sveinn Geirsson, Margrét Lilja Guðmundsdóttir, Dr. Salvör Nordal, Þorbjörg I. Jónsdóttir, Karen Leach, Valgerður Þórunn Bjarnadóttir and Lilja D. Alfreðsdóttir.
Confrence, 2.900 ISK*
Workshop, 2.500 ISK*
Confrence and workshop, 5.000 ISK*
*Lunch is not included in the entry fees
Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Reykjavík City, The National Olympic and Sport Association of Iceland, Reykjavík Sport Union, The Icelandic Youth Association, Reykjavik University and Reykjavík International Games