During the closing ceremony, the young participants of the Training Workshop received trophies, medals, Certificates of Participation and sport material including footballs, shoes, jerseys and training tools.
Addressing the event, the Sudanese Vice-President has praised the role played by the State of Qatar and its leadership in maintaining the peace and security in Darfur and enhancing the regional stability.
He stressed his country’s commitment to provide the necessary support to boost Darfur’s recovery process and comprehensive development, noting that the “Sport for Peace and Development Initiative" would serve as a unique global platform for peace in the region.
H.E. Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Thani, Special Envoy of the Arab League Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, praised the achievements of peace in social and developmental areas in Darfur.
She also hailed the values of the "Sport for Peace and Development Initiative’, thanking all partners who believe that a dream always begin with an idea and hope, paving the way for its achievement.
‘All partners have proven that sport is an important means to reach peace,’ she said, calling for further international support for this initiative.
The QFFD stressed that this initiative comes within the framework of the State of Qatar's ongoing efforts to bring world peace and conflict resolution.
It also reflects Qatar’s role in achieving peace in Darfur through sport as a means to alleviate young people’s daily suffering, while playing a fundamental role in making positive change in their lives in line with the initiative‘s goals aimed at achieving peaceful coexistence and peace.