Celebrating Sport for Development and Peace : “Promoting sport as an empowerment tool, with an emphasis on peace, reconciliation, security, health, education, gender equality and inclusiveness,”

Sport for Peace: Sport Transcending Boundaries

still lake

“Rogge will focus primarily on promoting sport as an empowerment tool, with an emphasis on peace, reconciliation, security, health, education, gender equality and inclusiveness,” said Ban, who announced the appointment at an event “Celebrating Sport for Development and Peace” held at the UN headquarters Monday morning.

“We are all keenly aware that in Syria, the Central African Republic, South Sudan and elsewhere, conflict, unrest and other circumstances have forced many young people to flee their homes, placing their futures on hold. Sport has a role to play in helping to restore at least some sense of normalcy,” said Ban Ki Moon, United Nations Secretary-General

 

rainbow6

View original post

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: