Special Adviser Joins Peace Forum in Monaco, Addresses Migrant Crisis 26 November 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The 8th edition of the Peace and Sport International Forum opened today in Monaco with a panel discussion on refugee crisis featuring the Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace Wilfried Lemke as the keynote speaker.
UNESCO Photo Contest: Capture the Power of Sport's Values 25 November 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a photography competition to showcase the power of sport and its values: fairness, equity, respect and inclusion.
Revised UNESCO Charter Places Sport as a Catalyst for Development and Peace 19 November 2015
Statement of the Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace Mr. Wilfried Lemke on the adoption by UNESCO of the revised International Charter for Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport:
Special Adviser Visits Israel and Palestine 13 November 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – This week Wilfried Lemke traveled to Israel and the State of Palestine on a mission to promote sport as a catalyst for peace-building and reconciliation.
UN General Assembly Approves Olympic Truce for Rio 2016 26 October 2015
New York, USA (UN News Centre, UNOSDP) – Recognizing the potential of sport as a valuable tool in the achievement of peace and development, the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly today adopted a resolution reaffirming the efficiency of sport in promoting dialogue and reconciliation in areas of conflict.
UNOSDP and Badminton World Federation Strengthen Partnership Ties 23 October 2015
Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) – The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and Badminton World Federation (BWF) established a Letter of Intent today, setting a stage for further cooperation towards youth development through grassroots sport.