Peace and Sport presents the 2019 Friendship Games!

The 10th edition of the Friendship Games toured through the roads of Burundi, stopping off in Gitega, Makamba and Bujumbura. Organized by Peace and Sport, this event which took place from 12-18 August aimed to encourage the use of the Peace and Sport Methodology in extracurricular school programs and – more widely – to encourage cohesion in the Great Lakes region. Champion for Peace Vénuste Niyongabo, Olympic gold medallist in 5,000 metres, took part in the itinerant Games, which visited his hometown of Makamba.