Human Rights Council side events prove to be great success in Geneva 14 June 2013
Geneva (UNOSDP)- The Human Rights Council side event was organized by the Permanent Missions of the Russian Federation, Brazil, Greece and the Republic of Korea. The event was aimed at promoting awareness, understanding and application of human rights principles through sport and Olympic Ideals.
UN-IOC Forum ends with calls for International Day of Sport and Physical Activity 14 June 2013
New York (UNOSDP)- Last week the 3rd International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development came to a close in New York. The two day event at the United Nations Head Quarters from 5 to 6 June 2013 was concluded as a great success by the UN Special Adviser, Mr. Wilfried Lemke.
UN chief urges teamwork, power of sports, to help build peaceful, prosperous future 6 June 2013
5 June 2013 – Sport is a valuable vehicle to reach peace and development objectives, including health, education and gender equality, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today at an international forum in New York.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon receives Olympic Order 6 June 2013
New York (IOC)- The 3rd International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development opened today in New York with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) honouring United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the Olympic Order.
United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace partner with SAMSUNG 6 June 2013
New York (UNOSDP)- Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd, a global leader in digital media and convergence technologies, today entered into a partnership with the United Nations Office on Sports for Development and Peace (UNOSDP). Looking towards the future, this partnership looks to implement projects around the world, where sport is used as a contributing factor to development, positive social change and conflict resolution. /* Style Definitions */tabl...