GOAL 22 is the first-ever international school exchange programme alongside the FIFA World Cup™️. The year-long school programme is designed to ensure a lasting legacy of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™️ that embodies social responsibility. Through this programme, we create a network of schools committed to championing ethical and inclusive sport with the aim of nurturing a generation of change-makers and empowering communities.

Strategic Partners

Foundations of Sport for Development

To empower young people to drive sustainable solutions through understanding how sport can be used as a tool for development and peace and providing them with needed knowledge, skills and tools to fulfil their potential and champion sustainable development.

Phase 1: October 2022

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn theoretical underpinnings of Sport for Development
  • Define the role of youth and sport in achieving sustainable development
  • Identify the core principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion in social development
  • Discover ground breaking new tools, knowledge, training, and resources to succeed in their projects

Generation Amazing Youth Festival 2022

Equipped with the understanding of the power of sport to transform communities, youth will learn to use their passion to fuel a sustainable journey of positive social impact

Phase 2: Nov 16 – 21, 2022

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to educate, empower, and engage communities in the dialogue around international development
  • Understand the dimensions of social impact and the importance of its measurement
  • Establish relationships and connections to support the successful delivery of community engagement activities
  • Co-create solutions and engage in new initiatives and opportunities to accelerate impact in local communities and the world.

Pass It On, Community Engagement

Young people to get the necessary tools to work with peers from across the world to develop, design and deliver impactful community initiatives that use the power of football to safeguard people and the planet.

Phase 3: Dec 2022 – Aug 2023

Learning outcomes:

  • Apply the learning through delivery of meaningful peer education programmes
  • Reflect on and review community engagement efforts and evaluate success
  • Ensure sustainability and consistency in their community work
  • Transform their vision for a better future through innovative action