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Highlighted Initiative

Highlighted Initiative provides special coverage of the main conferences and events taking place in Sport & Development. Thanks to special reporters who cover these events, you'll be able to receive updates regularly from the events, follow the presentations and also post your comments on the discussions taking place.

7th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport brings you first-hand coverage from the event in Gaborone on 17-20 May 2018.

Second International Seminar on Sport in Post-Disaster Intervention (1-7 Nov. 2008)

Join the online discussion from 1 – 7 November and share your ideas, opinions and experiences on key issues related to sport in post-disaster intervention.

S&D initiatives at the World Social Forum 2009 (27 Jan. - 1 Feb. 2009)

From January 27 to February 1, 2009, several sports activities will be taking place during the World Social Forum 2009, in Belém, Brasil. We provide you with a special coverage of these events.

The Forum on Productive Youth Development through Sport in Africa

The Forum is a joint initiative of the UNOSDP and the Jacobs Foundation in collaboration with the Swiss Academy for Development (SAD) and the Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA). It will take place from June 16-18 at the United Nations Office in Nairobi.


Beyond Sport Summit 2009

The Beyond Sport Summit is being held from 7-9 July 2009 in London to "celebrate, promote and drive forward sport-led social change". The event will bring together leaders in business, government and federations with decision-making influence. Find out more through our special coverage of this event.


Third International Seminar on Sport in Post-Disaster Intervention

From 2-8 November, the third edition of the Sport in Post-Disaster Intervention Seminar is taking place in Rheinsberg, Germany. We provide special coverage of this event directly from Rheinsberg!


Third Peace and Sport International Forum

The third Peace and Sport International Forum is taking place from November 25-27, 2009 in the Principality of Monaco. Find out more about this event.


2nd International Forum on Sport, Peace and Development

The second edition of the International Forum on Sport, Peace and Development will take place at UN headquarters in Geneva from 10-11 May 2011. Get all the news from our special coverage...


East Africa Cup 2011

The East Africa Cup will take place from 22-26 June, bringing together more than 1300 participants from Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Uganda.


Sport as a Mediator Between Cultures

Find out about the Sport as a Mediator Between Cultures conference which took place from 15-17 September 2011 at the Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel.

East Africa Cup 2012

Get the latest updates from Moshi, Tanzania where the 2012 edition of the East Africa Cup takes up place...


London 2012 Olympics

sportanddev takes the opportunity the London 2012 Olympics presents to showcase a range of views on the social legacy of the Olympic Games from within and beyond the Olympic family.


East Africa Community Coach Education System (EACCES)

Launched following the East Africa Cup in June 2011, EACCES aims to provide a coach education and development framework within East Africa sport and development agencies.


East Africa Cup 2013

This year's East Africa Cup (EAC) is the event's tenth edition. sportanddev brings you first-hand coverage from Moshi, Tanzania.

Educasport World Forum 2013

First-hand coverage of a Paris event showcasing the role of sport in promoting education and other social objectives.



Reach Out To Asia's sixth youth conference on leadership, service learning and global citizenship on 27-29 March 2014 in Doha, Qatar. This year's theme is "Sports for Youth Empowerment."


Beyond Sport 2015

First-hand coverage of the summit and awards ceremony from London, as sport-led, social innovators and global leaders gather to address sport’s role in driving positive social change.

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