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SportWORKS Projects

Commonwealth Games Canada has been involved in over 125 sport for development and sport development projects in over 30 countries around the world. Brief summaries of some of these projects are given below which includes: their geographic location, partners involved, and the associated CGC initiative.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development highlights sport as “an important enabler of sustainable development”. It recognizes the growing contribution of sport to the realization of development and peace in its promotion of tolerance and respect, and the contributions it makes to the empowerment of women and girls, young people, individuals, and communities, as well as to health, education, gender equality and social inclusion objectives. Thanks to the generous support of the Government and Canada and our other donors, CGC is proud to be one of the world’s pioneers of international sport for development and sport development work.

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Active Community Clubs (ACC)

  • Africa
  • Malawi
  • Africa
  • Swaziland

Working with the Australian Sports Outreach Program, MNSC, and SOCGA, CGC helped expand the Active Community Club (ACC) program to include an HIV/AIDS educational element, and to grow ACCs throughout Malawi and Swaziland. Active Community Clubs empower local leaders and communities to become actively involved in sports, recreation, and cultural activities, and to help address issues such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, inclusion, crime reduction, rural development, nutrition, and adult literacy.