The 12th World Sport for All Congress comes to an end
Today is the final day of the 12th World Sport for All Congress. A plenary session in the morning was followed by three parallel sessions on Olympic and Sports Movement’s involvement in Sport for All initiatives.
Social Justice and Sport for All - update from the World Sport for All Congress
It’s Day Two of the 12th World Sport for All Congress. The second part of today’s discussions focus on Sport for All and Social Justice. The Platform’s Operating Team went in search for new ideas…
The Platform has arrived at the 12th World Sport for All Congress in Malaysia!
Two representatives of the International Platform on Sport & Development’s Operating Team have arrived in Genting Highlands, Malaysia to attend and participate in the 12th World Sport for All Congress, taking place from 3-6 November 2008.
Edwin Moses and Tanni Grey-Thompson join Sepp Blatter and Ramon Calderon at Historic Summit on the Power of Sport
Laureus World Sports Academy members Edwin Moses and Tanni Grey-Thompson joined a unique group of influential sports personalities including FIFA President Sepp Blatter, Real Madrid President Ramón Calderón and International Olympic Co-ordinating Commit
UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace to Join World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Role of Sports in Society
Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, becomes a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Role of Sports in Society.
Sport in Society Introduces Ground-breaking Human Rights in Sport Checklist
Sport in Society, a Northeastern University Center, is pleased to announce the first of its kind human rights in sport checklist. The list clearly delineates the rights of all participants in sport.
Champions League gets behind the fight against racism
Hundreds of football clubs, fan groups, leagues and minority organisations across Europe came together at the weekend (18-19 October) to take a stand against discrimination, as the annual FARE Week of Action kicked off.
The Value of Sport in a Disaster Setting
There are many examples of sport being used as a healing tool after a disaster, from the implementation of a programme in Iran by the Swiss Academy for Development (SAD), to the community rallying behind spectator sport in North America after 9 Septembe