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ICESSD’s 2nd International Sport and Development Conference

Date: 2 December 2011  - 3 December 2011  
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Organized by the Interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence for Sport Science and Development (ICESSD) of the University of the Western Cape (UWC), and to be attended by the Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr. Wilfried Lemke, the 2nd International Sport and Development Conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on December 2-3, 2011.

This year’s conference will take its lead from the 2nd UN-IOC International Forum on Sport, Peace and Development which took place at the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) in May 2011.

It also follows the election of South Africa as Co-Chair of the Thematic Working Group on ‘Sport and Peace’ during the 2nd Plenary Session of the Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDP IWG).

In particular, the following topics will be addressed:

  • Sport and Peace
  • Sport and Health
  • Sport and Policy
  • Sport and Environment

More information on ICESSD’s website.


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