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UNOSDP and CAMP BECKENBAUER Join Efforts to Empower Youth 16 April 2015
New York (UNOSDP) – The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace enjoys the broadening support for its youth development efforts. A new cooperation partnership which will take these efforts even further was established today as the UNOSDP signed a letter of intent with Camp Beckenbauer Management GmbH (CBM).
At UN, Tennis Legend Says Human Rights and Sports ‘A Perfect Fit’ 16 April 2015
New York (UN News Centre) – Tennis legend and gender equality activist Billie Jean King has had a stellar career in sports, identifying the boundaries that divide people and tearing them down. She was the first woman athlete to win over $100,000 in prize money in 1971 and, 10 years later, the first professional athlete to be “outed” as gay. She remains a steadfast supporter of issues at the heart of the United Nations – fair play, tolerance and building “a w...
Ban Calls on World’s Athletes to Help Bolster Emerging New UN Sustainability Agenda 15 April 2015
New York (UN News Centre) – Hailing the immense power of sport to make the world a better, more tolerant place for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged all sportsmen and women to throw their energy into advocating the new sustainable development agenda currently being crafted by United Nations Member States.
Secretary-General's Remarks at High Level Event Marking the 2nd IDSDP 15 April 2015
Thank you for joining us to celebrate the Second International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. I am delighted to welcome the Presidents of the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee, Dr. Thomas Bach and Sir Philip Craven. They are steadfast partners of the United Nations.  
15th Youth Leadership Camp Gets Off to a Good Start 13 April 2015
Berlin, Germany (UNOSDP) – The UNOSDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) continues its journey around the world. Today, its new edition welcomed 29 participants representing 16 countries of Africa, Asia and Europe at the Kienbaum Sports Centre near Berlin.
UN Secretary-General's Message on the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 6 April 2015
The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace highlights the role sport can play in achieving sustainable progress and change.   Sport has the power to help develop the potential of individuals, communities and nations. It encourages personal growth, is a major force in eliminating gender barriers and can build bridges across lines that might otherwise divide.
Upcoming Events
15th UNOSDP Youth Leadership Camp 13 April 2015 - 24 April 2015
2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade 3 July 2015 - 14 July 2015

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