Women, Gender and Sport in Africa
 

Pelle Kvalsund
Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sport

International Toolkit  for Sport and Development

Goal of the Toolkit:  
To develop an accessible and practical recourse tool for organisations working in the field of Sport and Development
Background:
The Toolkit started as an initiative from the NOC/NSF in cooperation with NCDO , as a result of the first “Next Step” conference in Amsterdam in 2003 gatering organisations working with Sport and Development from all over the wold. The first edition is available in CD-ROM and as webpage
http://www.toolkitsportdevelopment.org/
During the 2nd Next Step Conference hosted by the NIF in Livingstone, Zambia, NIF was challenged to take over hosting the Toolkit until “Next Step 2007” (UK Sport). A working group for the Toolkit has been established.
NOC/NSF – The Netherlands Olympic Committee and Sports Federations

NCDO - an independent, neutral organisation uniquely embedded and positioned in Dutch society. The NCDO’s core goal is to strengthen and highlight public support for international cooperation and sustainable development and achievement of the Millennium Goals.

NIF - Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sport

NOC/NSF – The Netherlands Olympic Committee and Sports Federations
NCDO - an independent, neutral organisation uniquely embedded and positioned in Dutch society. The NCDO’s core goal is to strengthen and highlight public support for international cooperation and sustainable development and achievement of the Millennium Goals.


Bio

Birth date and place:
16th March 1970, Fosnavåg, Norway
Education:
Bachelor Physical Education from Bergen College of Education
Sport, Culture and Development study from The Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education
Current position:
Consultant for the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sport

Civil status:
Engaged to Michelle

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Sport & Development project/field experiences:

  • Volunteer for Sports Coaches OutReach (SCORE), South Africa 2000
  • Program set up and country coordinator SCORE-Namibia 2000 - 2002
  • Part of initial work group for Kicking AIDS Out Network - 2001 - 2002
  • Program set up of a regional youth sports exchange program (RSA, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Norway) and country coordinator SCORE-Zambia 2002-2004
  • Part of planning and co-facilitating national strategic planning process for sport in Zambia, in cooperation with Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) and National Sport Council of Zambia (NSCZ) - 2004
  • Part of planning and co-facilitating national strategic planning process for sport in Namibia in cooperation with the Department of Sport in Namibia and CGC - 2004
  • Project evaluation Open Fun Football Schools, Bosnia Herzegovina and Croatia- 2004
  • Project evaluation Football For All - Vietnam 2005
  • Project Assessments of Edusport, Sport In Action and the Zambian Alliance for Kicking AIDS Out, Zambia 2005
  • Developing new volunteer training package for SCORE, South Africa- 2005
  • Part of the Norwegian Olympic Committees and Confederation of Sports planning and working group for the 2nd Next Step Conference for Sport and Development in Zambia- 2004
  • Strategic planning process for Football For All in Vietnam 2005
  • Feasibility study for expansion of Football For All in Vietnam to include a cross-boarder project with Laos- 2005
  • Feasibility study for expansion of Football For All in Laos- 2005
  • Feasibility study for Football project in Burmese refugee camps in Thailand(NCA and UNHCR) - 2005

Sport & Development publications:

  • Evaluation report from the Open Fun Football Schools, Balkan 2004
  • Assessment report for Football For All in Vietnam for the Norwegian Football Association 2005
  • Assessment report of Edusport Foundation, Sport For All and Kicking AIDS
  • Input paper Magglingen 2006; Sport as a tool for peace and reconciliation


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