5th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport
Ministers, senior government officials from all UNESCO Member States and representatives from non-governmental organisations will gather in Berlin (Germany) on 28-30 May 2013 at the 5th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS V), together with key stakeholders of the sporting world, to tackle the most pressing challenges in international sport policies and to make action-oriented recommendations.
The following key themes have been proposed by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS):
- Access to sport as a fundamental right for all (access of women and girls; inclusion of persons with disabilities)
- Promoting investment in sport and physical education programmes (promoting quality physical education; sport mega events and their sustainability)
- Preserving the integrity of sport (commitment to the values of sport and the fight against match fixing, illegal betting, doping and corruption in sport)
The conference is co-organised by the German Government, represented by the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) and UNESCO, with the support of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE).