Submission Period for 2015 IDSDP Video Contest Extended 27 February 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace is pleased to announce that due to a large number of requests, the submission deadline for the 2015 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace Video Contest has been extended.
Wilfried Lemke Attends Youth Forums in South Korea 11 February 2015
Gwangju, Republic of Korea (UNOSDP) – The 13th Youth Leadership Camp (YLC), currently underway in Gwangju, welcomed a distinguished guest today. The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace Wilfried Lemke paid a visit to the 2015 Summer Univerisade host city and the camp as part of his mission to South Korea.
Gwangju Welcomes Participants of 13th Youth Leadership Camp 3 February 2015
Gwangju, Republic of Korea (UNOSDP) – 30 young people from 15 countries of Asia and Oceania have gathered today in Gwangju, as the Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) enters the fourth year of its history.
Call for Submissions: 2015 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace Video Contest 30 January 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) is launching a Video Contest to commemorate this year’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (6 April).
Mr.Wilfried Lemke reappointed as UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace 5 January 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr Wilfried Lemke has received an extension for a further year, which will see the UN official explore new and exciting formats in which sport can and is being used to promote positive social changes and development.
The Special Adviser speaks at UN event on Children, Sport and Development 15 December 2014
New York (UNOSDP) – Organized by the Italian and Jamaican Permanent Missions to the United Nations and co-sponsored by the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace, inter alia, the event “Children, Sport and Development – CRC@25: achievements and looking to post-2015” was held today to discuss new measures to safeguard and promote the lives of children in and through sport and explore how sport can be harnessed as a powerful tool to achieve the goal...
The Special Adviser attends FINA World Aquatics Convention in Doha 5 December 2014
Doha, Qatar (UNOSDP) – The Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr. Wilfried Lemke travelled this week to Doha as a distinguished guest of the third edition of FINA World Aquatics Convention.
The Special Adviser Receives Honorary Award 4 December 2014
Cologne, Germany (UNOSDP) - The German Association of Disabled Sports recently held a ceremony to honour top athletes and award the Disabled Sportsperson of the Year 2014. The ceremony, which was held in Cologne, Germany, was attended by top politicians, athletes, partners and sponsors of the GDSA, and members of the media.