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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Bolivian President Evo Morales To Play Soccer Match Today At Roosevelt Island Octagon Field For United Nations Campaign To End Violence Against Women - With A Sustainable Energy Soccer Ball That Generates Electricity When Kicked

Bolivian President Evo Morales is returning to Roosevelt Island today

Image Of Bolivian President Morales at 2012 Roosevelt Island UNite  Soccer Match via You Tube

 to play in a soccer match at the Octagon Field. The Roosevelt Island Twittervese reported yesterday:
According to Say No To Violence Against Women:
On Thursday, 26 September 2013, President of Bolivia Evo Morales, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Nicola Poposki, and one of Norway’s youngest women MPs, Lene Vågslid will join top officials and ambassadors to the United Nations in a football match during the 68th session of the General Assembly.  The teams will UNiTE to End Violence Against Women, supporting the Secretary-General’s campaign and advocating for this crucial issue—globally and in Latin America and the Caribbean, which has some of the world’s highest rates of violence against women and female homicide.

UN Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator Rebeca Grynspan and UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri will kick off the match using SOCCKET—a ball that generates electricity when kicked—calling for innovative solutions to bring sustainable energy for all.

Special participation Elias Figueroa: Considered one of the best Chilean players of all time, the former professional player is the defender with the largest number of individual awards in history....
Here are some scenes from the 2012 UNite soccer match on Roosevelt Island with the Bolivian President

You Tube Video of UNITE Roosevelt Island Soccer Match

and more on UNite to End Violence Against Women.