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International Congress on Sport for Development and Peace

International Congress on Sport for Development and Peace

This international congress will be organized by UNESCO, in collaboration with the Government of Jamaica, in Kingston, from 14 to 16 September 2008 to deepen the reflection initiated during the round table organized from 8 to 10 September 2008 in Zanzibar (Tanzania) which brought together governmental authorities and representatives of sports movements, especially the National Olympic Committee, to reflect together on the theme “Sport for Development and Peace”, and its role within a multi-sectoral approach.


09/14/2008 00:00


Kingston, Jamaica

At the end of this congress, a reference document, bringing together the discussions and recommendations expressed, will be submitted to the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS) of UNESCO so that the governing bodies of UNESCO can become acquainted during their sessions in 2009 at UNESCO Headquarters.


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