Sports Diplomacy Program Kicks Off in Madura

PAO Andrew M. Veveiros and Cultural Specialist Esti Durahsanti traveled to Pamekasan, Madura on May 20, 2014 for the opening tournament of the American Sports-based Peace Building and Conflict Mitigation and Life Skills Training of Trainer (ToT) Master Training activities for coaches and 100 participants.

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This program, overseen by the ASA Foundation, will run for six 6 months and will involve hundreds of boys and girls in classroom, basketball and soccer activities aimed at promoting teamwork and diversity.  This is the second sports program in the Surabaya consular district with the other being in Ambon, Maluku.