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SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE THE UN SYSTEM IN ACTION

Interviews

With Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

With Special Adviser Wilfried Lemke:

With other UN Officials:

  • Interview with Golda El-Khoury, Chief of UNESCO's Section for Youth, Sport and Physical Education, Sport and Citizenship Journal, Issue 14, March 2011, (.pdf, 167KB).
  • Interview with Pierre Sané, UNESCO's Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, Sport and Citizenship Journal, Special Issue "FIFA World Cup™: Africa’s hour?", June 2010 (English and French, .pdf, 229KB).

Opinion Pieces / Forewords

  • "Games? Much more than that" by Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, published on the occasion of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (.pdf, 240KB).
  • "Africa... Winning against AIDS" by Michel Sidibé, Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) for the Africa Cup of Nations 2012 (.pdf, 270KB).
  • Foreword by Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sportfor Development and Peace, Maidan Magazine, Issue 1, 01 December 2011 (.pdf, 853KB).
  • "Inclusion Should Not Just be a Theoretical Concept" by Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sportfor Development and Peace,The Paralympian, Issue 3, 2011 (.pdf, 325KB)
  • "Achieving the Millennium Development Goals through Sport" by Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sportfor Development and Peace, Sport and Citizenship Journal, Issue 13, January 2011 (.pdf, 52KB).
  • "Sport for Development and Peace" by Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sportfor Development and Peace, QatarSport Magazine, Issue 12, December 2010 (.pdf, 1.37MB).
  • Racism and the Football World Cup” by Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 4 June 2010 (.pdf, 473KB).
  • "For the World Cup to Leave a Real Legacy" by Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Sport and Citizenship Journal, Special Issue "FIFA World Cup™: Africa’s hour?", June 2010 (English and French, .pdf, 548KB).

Articles

  • "The Importance of Physical Activity for Health", by Dr. Timothy Armstrong, Coordinator of the Surveillance and Population-based Prevention Unit Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion at the World Health Organization (WHO), World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) Handbook 2012 (pp. 28-30).
  • "Sport and the United Nations", by Wondy Asnake, Programme Officer at the UN Environment Programme, Olympic Review Magazine, Issue 77, October/November/December 2010 (pp. 38-39).

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