Reading into sport and development

Reading into sport and development

You'll find a selection of key documents in the field of Sport & Development - these are essential readings for any beginner and reference points for experts...

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Report on the International Year of Sport and Physical Education (IYSPE 2005). Sport for a Better World

2005 was declared the International Year of Sport and Physical Education. Find out about activities that took place, setting the stage for Sport & Development...

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Sport for Development and Peace: From Practice to Policy. Preliminary Report of the Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group

The Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group took stock of Sport & Development efforts in selected countries. This report examines the national policies of these countries...

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Sport for Development and Peace Towards Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

A UN Inter-Agency Taskforce was convened in 2002  to examine the potential of sport in reaching the Millenium Development Goals. This report summarises what they discovered...

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The Magglingen Declaration and Recommendations. Creating a Better World Through Sport

The Magglingen Declaration and Recommendations are outcomes of the 1st Magglingen conference held in 2003 - the first event to put Sport & Development on an international agenda...

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International Charter of Physical Education and Sport

This Charter was adopted in 1978 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at its General conference. The Charter was one of the first international policy documents to recognise Sport as a fundamental human right...

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Harnessing the Power of Sport for Development and Peace: recommendations to governments

In 2008 the Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group released a report that looks at the progress made in using sport as a tool for development and peace. Find out more on what governments can do...

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International Charter of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport

Based on the universal spirit of the original Charter, and integrating the significant evolutions in the field of sport since 1978, the revised Charter introduces principles such as gender equality, non-discrimination and social inclusion in and through sport...

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