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Setting the context: Policy milestones and benchmarks 

Setting the context: Policy milestones and benchmarks 

A list of key documents relevant to sport and development policy.

This page introduces key documentation relevant to sport and development policy, divided by topic. That includes policy frameworks such as international agreements and resolutions, alongside analysis and toolkits advising policymakers on how to implement those frameworks.

For more background information on the sport and development policy environment, please consult the following resources:  

If you feel that an important document is missing from the list below, please feel free to let us know on

The Sustainable Development Goals 

UNESCO Charter of Physical Education and Sport

 United Nations Declarations and Resolutions

Continental policy frameworks

Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport (CABOS)

Magglingen Conferences

International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS)

Policy documents from sports federations

Sports integrity



Human rights



Child protection and safeguarding

Policy coherence



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