Human Rights Council Advisory Committee presents final report on sport and the Olympic ideal to promote human rights 24 September 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The Human Rights Council Advisory Committee submitted its Final report on the possibilities of using sport and the Olympic ideal to promote human rights for all and to strengthen universal respect for them.
Visit to Cape Town opens Special Adviser’s mission to Africa 22 September 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – Wilfried Lemke, the Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, has embarked on a visit to Africa as he continues to promote development of the continent as one of the five priority areas of his mandate.
Fourth year of Youth Leadership Programme concludes with a camp in Stockholm 18 September 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – It was time for farewells today at Bosön sports center in Stockholm, Sweden, as participants of the 18th edition of UNOSDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) headed back to their homes after two weeks of learning sessions and hands-on training.
UNOSDP Signs Inter Campus as New Partner 2 September 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – Inter Campus, a social initiative founded by professional Italian football club F.C. Internazionale Milano, joins the partnership network of the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace, becoming the first football-based sport for development project to establish a formal collaboration with the UNOSDP.
UNOSDP Launches New Partnership to Nurture Future Sports Leaders 6 August 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace continues to deliver on one of its key priorities as it seals a new cooperation agreement aimed to foster youth development through sport.
Sport as Globalization and Development Catalyst in Focus at Doha GOALS 2015 27 July 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – What opportunities can sport open for emerging economies and how does it help create more inclusive societies? These are two of the questions addressed today by the “Sport and Globalization” panel at the Doha GOALS Forum, featuring the Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace Wilfried Lemke.