“We need to ensure we are reaching out and engaging more women”: CONIFA puts focus on gender equality

Image credit: Khalida Popal During its 2019 Annual General Meeting in Krakow, CONIFA announced a new gender equality policy, or “Commitment to Gender Equality” as it is officially called. The policy, which can also be found here, reads: “As an organisation, CONIFA is committed to the principles of gender equality. As such, CONIFA will adhere…

Making connections in Western Sahara

Between 26th February and 28th February 2019, René Jacobi, CONIFA’s Tournament Director, travelled to Algeria to visit camps there housing thousands of Western Sahara refugees. CONIFA members, the Western Sahara FA is looking to improve its set up and ensure those living in refugee camps can play a decent standard of football, something that can…