In 2019, the Global Goals World Cup, a unique football tournament to support UN Sustainable Development Goals that inspires and engages women from all over the world is coming to Prague for the first time!
Game of Thrones actor and UNDP Goodwill Ambassdor, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, will referee the tournament.
The Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup) is the first activist world cup for women. The kick-off event of Global Goals World Cup Prague was held on 8 March 2019, the International Women’s Day 2019. The tournament itself will take place at Wenceslas Square on 29 May 2019 with the participation of famous public figures from the world of sports, politics and also foreign guests.
What is the goal of the World Cup World Cup in Prague?
The Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup) is a game that changes the world. In the football tournament, more than 24 women’s teams will play for a better world. Each team represents one of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. The Global Goals and Agenda 2030 cover social and economic development issues including poverty, hunger, health, education, global warming, gender equality, water, sanitation, energy, urbanization, environment and social justice.