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SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE THE UN SYSTEM IN ACTION

1994 was proclaimed the International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal following a General Assembly Resolution (48/10) adopted on 25 October 1993 which acknowledged the role of the Olympic Movement as building a peaceful and better world by educating the youth of the world through sport and culture. Since 1993, prior to each edition of the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, a resolution is traditionally adopted, entitled “Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal” and urging Member States to observe, the Olympic Truce throughout the duration of the Games.

Annually between 2003-2007 and bi-annually since 2008, UN Member States have unanimously adopted a series of resolutions all entitled "Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace", recognizing the potential of sport to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and noting the potential that sport has to contribute to the well-being of societies.

In 2005, Resolution 58/5 proclaimed 2005 as the International Year of Sport and Physical Education (IYSPE 2005). In 2008, Resolution 63/135 welcomed the integration of the Secretariat of the Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDP IWG) into the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP), under the leadership of the Special Adviser.

On 19 October 2009, the UN General Assembly granted the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Observer Status, which allows the Lausanne-based organization to attend and participate in all UN General Assembly meetings.

 

Date Reference Title Languages
31 October 2014 A/RES/69/6 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development, and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
6 November 2013 A/RES/68/9 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal. [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
13 August 2013 A/RES/67/296 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
28 November 2012 A/RES/67/17 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
17 October 2011 A/RES/66/5 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
18 October 2010 A/RES/65/4 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
19 October 2009 A/RES/64/4 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
19 October 2009 A/RES/64/3 Observer status for the International Olympic Committee in the General Assembly [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
11 December 2008 A/RES/63/135 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
23 July 2008 A/RES/62/271 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
31 October 2007 A/RES/62/4 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
3 November 2006 A/RES/61/10 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
3 November 2005 A/RES/60/9 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
3 November 2005 A/RES/60/8 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
27 October 2004 A/RES/59/10 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
3 November 2003 A/RES/58/5 Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
3 November 2003 A/RES/58/6 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
11 December 2001 A/RES/56/75 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
24 November 1999 A/RES/54/34 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]
25 November 1997 A/RES/52/21 Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
7 November 1995 A/RES/50/13 The Olympic Ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
7 December 1994 A/RES/49/29 The Olympic Ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
25 October 1993 A/RES/48/11 Observance of the Olympic Truce [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]
25 October 1993 A/RES/48/10 International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal [EN]   [AR]   [CH]   [FR]   [RU]   [SP]

 

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