Mr Lemke at Football For All Vietnam
From New Caledonia to Vietnam, the UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr Wilfried Lemke takes this opportunity to discover how this nation is using sport to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals.
As the patron of the 2nd Pacific Youth and Sport Conference (PYASC), UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr. Wilfried Lemke has been among the key note speakers to open the conference. Over 800 delegates from 18 countries from the Pacific attended the conference, where the key topics have been Sport and Health, Sport and Education and Capacity Building and Sport and Social Inclusion.
UN Photo/Blagoje Grujic
Publisher: The Guardian
Author: Jonathan Wilson in Zaatari
Story date: 03/12/2013
Bassam used to be a striker for Izra, an amateur team in Daraa, southern Syria. He is 31, but his slight stoop and the lines around his eyes give him the look of a much older man. In early April, rebels seized a government air base on the outskirts of Daraa, the army counterattacked and the area has been the scene of fierce fighting ever since.
UN Special Adviser visits Cricket Fiji on Oceania & Pacific mission
Canberra (UNIC & UNOSDP) – Social inclusion, health education and sport aid programmes have been at the centre of the UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace’s visit to the Oceania region.
Youth Leadership Camp Gwangju 2013
Today marks 50 days to go until the start of the 8th Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) and the first time to be held in Tokyo, Japan. Over the past two years this flagship sport initiative of the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) has gone from strength to strength, with interest coming from all over the world to host the Programme.
Mr Lemke with Para-sailing club in Singapore.
As part of his Oceania tour, the UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr Wilfried Lemke made his first stop in Singapore – a country looking to make a significant contribution to the Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) community.
"Rising from Ashes" a documentary film about the Rwandan cycling team was screened at the United Nations on Tuesday.
Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, addresses the Assembly. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
New York (UN News Centre / UNOSDP) – The General Assembly today urged United Nations Member States to observe the Olympic Truce – the ancient Greek tradition calling for the cessation of hostilities before, during and after the Games – in the context of the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
(Left to Right) UN Special Adviser Mr. Wilfried Lemke, and Film producers Mr. Hendrik Flügge and Mr. Andreas F . Schneider. ©Olaf Ballnus
New York (UNOSDP) – On the eve of the adoption of the Olympic Truce, the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr. Wilfried Lemke was yesterday in New York to promote the joint venture between the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and Parapictures Film Production GmbH (Parapictures).
Photo by RIOU
Geneva (UNOSDP) — Wilfried Lemke, the Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace to the United Nations Secretary-General, today visited the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU), meeting with RIOU's Rector, Professor Lev Belousov, faculty members and students on the one-year Master of Sport Administration (MSA) programme.