UNESCO Photo Contest: Capture the Power of Sport's Values 25 November 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a photography competition to showcase the power of sport and its values: fairness, equity, respect and inclusion.
Revised UNESCO Charter Places Sport as a Catalyst for Development and Peace 19 November 2015
Statement of the Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace Mr. Wilfried Lemke on the adoption by UNESCO of the revised International Charter for Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport:
Special Adviser Visits Israel and Palestine 13 November 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – This week Wilfried Lemke traveled to Israel and the State of Palestine on a mission to promote sport as a catalyst for peace-building and reconciliation.
UN General Assembly Approves Olympic Truce for Rio 2016 26 October 2015
New York, USA (UN News Centre, UNOSDP) – Recognizing the potential of sport as a valuable tool in the achievement of peace and development, the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly today adopted a resolution reaffirming the efficiency of sport in promoting dialogue and reconciliation in areas of conflict.
UNOSDP and Badminton World Federation Strengthen Partnership Ties 23 October 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and Badminton World Federation (BWF) established a Letter of Intent today, setting a stage for further cooperation towards youth development through grassroots sport.
Special Adviser Attends National Paralympic Day in Tehran 16 October 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – Reaffirming his commitment to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities, the Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace Wilfried Lemke has travelled to Iran this week to meet with the country’s decision makers in the field of sport and attend the 8th edition of the National Paralympic Day.