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1 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 SPORT SERVING DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Achieving the goals of the United Nations through sport

2 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 Michael Kleiner Head of the United Nations Office for the International Year of Sport and Physical Education (IYSPE 2005) SPORT AND THE ENVIRONMENT : A WINNING TEAM 30 – 31 July 2005

3 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 Adolf Ogi Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peeace Former President of Switzerland Head of the Swiss skiing Team Olympic Games Sapporo 1972

4 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July Halve extreme poverty 2. Universal primary education 3. Gender equality 4. Reduce child mortality 5. Improve maternal health 6. Combat HIV/AIDS 7. Sustainable environment 8. Global partnership for development Millennium Development Goals

5 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 Learn to manage victory Learn to overcome defeat Learn to become a team player Learn to respect the rules and your opponent Learn that results come from regular training Learn to know yourself and your limits Sport teaches life skills

6 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 Sport empowers Sport can help promote necessary values Sport knows no borders « Universal language » Sport has enormous economic value Sport can be a cost-effective tool for development The missing link to civil society

7 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 UN Headquarters, New York, 17 September 2003 Presentation of the UN report on sport for development and peace

8 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 Sport and the environment Awareness creation Education Active environment protection « Greening the Games » … Recycling of sporting goods

9 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 SPORT AS A MEANS TO PROMOTE EDUCATION, HEALTH, DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE (Resolution 58/5, adopted 3 November 2003) Protect young athletes Develop partnership initiatives International Convention on Doping (UNESCO) Promote physical education in schools UN General Assembly Resolution on Sport 2005 = INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

10 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005

11 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005

12 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 Create awareness about the role of sport and physical education for education, health, development and peace

13 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 Integrate sport into national development policies

14 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 SPORT AND ENVIRONMENT Aichi / Nagoya, Japan ( July 2005) SPORT AND PEACE Moscow, Russia (2 - 5 October 2005) SPORT AND WOMEN LEADERSHIP Atlanta, USA ( October 2005) SPORT AND EDUCATION Bangkok, Thailand (30 October - 2 November 2005) SPORT AND DEVELOPMENT II Magglingen, Switzerland (4 - 6 December 2005) International conferences

15 SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE Aichi / July 2005 Office of the IYSPE 2005 UN Office at Geneva C-203 Palais des Nations CH Geneva 10 Tel: Website: Contact


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