Harnessing the Power of Sport for Development and Peace: Recommendations to Governments
15 Sep 2008
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The Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDP IWG) is pleased to present Harnessing the Power of Sport for Development and Peace: Recommendations to Governments. This report demonstrates that well-designed programs that prioritize the best values of sport can drive development goals forward.
- Consolidated up-to-date evidence of sport’s effectiveness as a development agent in key thematic areas health and disease prevention, child and youth development, gender empowerment, inclusion of persons with disabilities, and peace-building;
- Specific policy recommendations for government sectors working in these areas; and
- Practical and cross-cutting policy recommendations to all ministries within national governments on how to integrate sport as a tool for development and peace into national and international development policies and programs.