Wilfried Lemke (Photo by UNOSDP)
Geneva, (UNOSDP)- For the sixth consecutive year, the UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr Wilfried Lemke has received an extension for a further year. The official reappointment date was 11th April 2013, and will see the UN official explore the new and exciting formats in which sport is being used to promote positive social changes and development.
Glasgow, 22 April 2013 (UNICEF) – Today UNICEF, the CGF and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have announced a unique collaboration for children that seeks to touch the lives of children in Scotland and in Commonwealth countries across the world.
Special Adviser Lemke visits the Fútbol de Valores streetfootball programme in Lima. Photo: © UNOSDP
Lima, Peru (UNOSDP) — From 24 to 26 April, the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr. Wilfried Lemke, visited Peru, where he was one the keynote speakers during the 1st plenary session of the 15th IOC World Conference on Sport for All.
Hoboken, April 2013- Several UN heads and a number of staff were joined by delegates from the Permanent Mission of Jamaica at the Hoboken Resilience Run in Hoboken, New Jersey on Saturday, 6 April 2013. Their attendance at the race marked their solidarity with Hoboken and its sister city Port Maria in Jamaica, as well as with the ‘resilience runners’ who ran the race in aid of Hurricane Sandy recovery in both cities.
Geneva (UNOSDP)- The deadly bomb attack at the Boston Marathon today has sparked the condemnation of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr Wilfried Lemke, who condemned the assault that strikes at the heart of the values of tolerance and understanding of sport.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon waves at the crowd before kicking off the Real Madrid/Levante match in Madrid, Spain. UN Photo
6 April 2013 – Sporting a white jersey with the number 1,000 on his back, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today kicked off the Real Madrid-Levante match at the Santiago Bernanéu stadium in the Spanish capital of Madrid.
New York, 3 April- The United Nations and its partners around the world will observe the 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – during the next week to inspire further action.
Executive Director of Doha Goals Sheikh Faisal & UN Special Adviser Mr. Lemke (Photo: Doha Goals)
Doha (UNOSDP) - During a visit to Doha, Qatar, the UN’s Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr. Wilfried Lemke, met with the Executive Director of Doha Goals Sheikh Faisal, to sign the Memorandum of Understanding regarding the collaboration between the United Nation’s Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and the Doha Goals Forum beyond 2012.
Mr. Lemke (left) & President of CISM Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum
Geneva (UNOSDP)- The UN Special Adviseron Sport for Development and Peace, Mr. Wilfried Lemke, this week participated in the Legacy Forum of the Olympic Truce event organized by the UK FCO in London. This was then followed by his participation in the opening events of the CISM Winter World Military Games in Annecy, France.
London (Press Release FCO)- 2012 was a momentous year for London and the Olympic Truce was an historic opportunity for the UK to promote peace and stability around the world. Sport has the power to bring people together from different countries, cultures and backgrounds without prejudice or discrimination, whether at a global level through the Olympic and Paralympic Games or at a local level through activities within schools and communities.