Alexis Lyras
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"Is there any connection between Physics, Biomedicine and Education with Marathon run, Innovation and Humanity? I HOPE so"
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"Nobel Laureates, entrepreneurs, professors, high school students and principals on the same panel? HOPE so @pcdn @O4HPraxis"
Apr 18
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"Can Greeks & Germans work together? Join us & HOPE so @IOA_Official @iocmedia @pcdnetwork @sportanddev #hope #O4H"
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Apr 9
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"Are you ΙΔΙΟΤ(ΗΣ)? Let's join our forces and make some steps of HOPE @OH4Praxis @PCDN @sportanddev"
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"Join us! Make your first steps towards your O4HLegacy @IOA_Official @iocmedia @OlympicTruce776 @pcdnetwork @unosdp"
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Oct 20, 2014
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Oct 17, 2014
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"Inspiring Olympism4Humanity Youth Ambassador @O4HPraxis"
Sep 29, 2014
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"O4H inspirations and praxis by Megan FIsh! Thank you for being a great example!"
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"Sister city group heads for Greece"
Jun 17, 2014
Alexis Lyras and Dr.Vijay Kumar Chattu are now friends
Jun 17, 2014
Craig Zelizer liked Alexis Lyras's blog post 2500 years of Sport for Peace, Resilience, Philanthropy and Democracy Heritage! Registration is still open
Jun 13, 2014

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Dr. Lyras’ area of expertise is the integration of organizational, cultural, educational and assessment aspects of Olympism, Peace and Development. He has consulted for national and international sport development federations, ministries, humanitarian institutions, civil society organizations and universities in Greece, Cyprus, Africa, Monaco, the USA, the Caribbean and Central America. He has experience developing and assessing curriculum, implementing and evaluating youth sport programs, coaching for professional leagues, and serving as a policy advisor and program auditor. He initiated a number of Olympic Education and Sport for Peacebuilding projects in local, regional and global communities. Dr. Lyras’ projects include the Doves Olympic Movement, International Sport for Peace and Development Association, Sport for Development Global Initiative, Global I.D.E.A.L.S. and Olympism 4 Humanity.
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European Union, Africa, USA, Caribbean, West Indies
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What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Research Fellow at the Conflict Resolution Program, Georgetown University
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Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Business, Civil Society, Conflict Mainstreaming, Conflict Resolution, Culture, Democratization, Development, Dialogue, Diplomacy, Education, Peacebuilding, Psychosocial, Refugees, Social Entreprenuership, Sports for Development, Violence Prevention, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Budgeting, Capacity Building, Curriculum Development, Evaluation, Fundraising, Monitoring, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Research, Qualitative Skills, Quantitative Skills, Training
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USAID, United Nations
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Peace-building and International Development through Sport with an emphasis on Olympic Education and developing innovative approaches to peace policy, governance, program design and delivery, strategic planning and impact assessment.

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2500 years of Sport for Peace, Resilience, Philanthropy and Democracy Heritage! Registration is still open

Posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Light your Olympism4Humanity torch and join us in Marathon, Athens and Olympia: 2500 years of Sport for Peace, Resilience and Democracy Heritage!

O4H registration for attendance is still open: 10 positions still left!!

O4H would like to take this opportunity to share with you the list of our O4H Alliance confirmed speakers . As you can see from our list of speakers, we'll be honored to have with us world leading and pioneer experts from Conflict Resolution, Public Health,…


Call for Applications, Olympism4Humanity Summit and the 2014 Olympism4Humanity Praxis Summer Program!!!

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 8:48pm 1 Comment

O4H inspirations and bridges across time, disciplines, policy and practice

Registration is now open for the (a) 2014 Olympism4Humanity Summit and (b) the 2014 Olympism4Humanity Praxis Summer Program!!!…


April 7th: A call for action the day after the 1st International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Posted on April 6, 2014 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

A call for action and collective wisdom: Inspirations and bridges across time, disciplines, policy and practice…


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