Senator Munson to host youth soccer camp in honour of U.N. international day of peace
: Senator Jim Munson, in co-operation with SOS Children’s Villages Canada and Craig Forrest, Rogers Sportsnet soccer analyst and FIFA for SOS Children’s Villages Ambassador for Canada will host a youth soccer camp on the front lawn of Parliament Hill this Wednesday, September 21st, 2005 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
The soccer camp, organized as part of the U.N. sponsored Global Peace Games, will coincide with the U.N. International Day of Peace. The Games underscore the goals of the United Nations, which proclaimed the children of the world as the central focus of the 2001-2010 International Decade for the Culture of Peace and Nonviolence.
The United Nations has also proclaimed 2005 as the International Year of Sport for Development and Physical Education. The Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canadian Soccer Association are partners for this event in Canada.
Senator Munson and Craig Forrest will be available for interviews.