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London 2012 Summer Olympic Games

Date: 27 July 2012  - 12 August 2012  
Location: London, United Kingdom

Just like previous mega-sports events in the past (such as the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa), the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games provide a unique opportunity for the United Nations and their partners to communicate on the positive role of sport and to carry out activities in order to advance their humanitarian, development and peace-building objectives.

For more informations, news, photos and videos about the UN's involvement in and around the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, see our special focus section here.


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