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International Sport Development Conference – Beyond 2010

International Sport Development Conference – Beyond 2010

The conference is hosted by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Sports Science and Development (ICESSD) of the University of the Western Cape (South Africa) in collaboration with United Nations Office on Sport for Peace and Development, Free University Berlin, Jacobs Foundation, EFSA Institute, Western Cape Provincial Sport Council and WC Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports.


09/01/2010 00:00


South Africa, Bellville (Cape Town)|03.09.2010

The International Sport and Development Conference – Beyond 2010 will will take place over three days:

DAY 1: Young Researchers Day.

Innovative research about various topics in the field of Sport for Development, including the Millennium Development Goals, Research Methodology, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Transformation and Peace building, etc. will be presented.

Call for abstract submission is attached.

DAY 2 and 3: International Conference.
The impact of the World Cup will be analysed from various perspectives including, Health, Media, Tourism and Social and Economic Development.

It will be examined from regional, national and international viewpoints.

Lessons learnt as well as initiatives beyond 2010 will be discussed, looking towards next Mega-events, like the 2014 Soccer World Cup and the Olympic Games in Brazil.

Therefore the conference hosts various national and international guest speakers.


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