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:  


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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