What’s up? – International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, that’s what. On April 6

sport-for-development-dayTo acknowledge the upcoming International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April, ICSSPE, International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education, is publishing a Special News Edition on the topic.

The Special News features 20 contributions from actors around the world participating in the SDP movement! It also includes a Foreword by the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace.


Table of Content


Editorial
International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education
– International Day of Sport for Development and Peace: an important political milestone.
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Word of the Editors
University of Louisville and Brown University
– April 6th to become an annual benchmark for progress!

Foreword
United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace
– Greeting message from the Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace.

Acknowledging the BIG Day Challenge!
The Caribbean Sport and Development Agency
–  Fuelling the passion to build a healthy and harmonious Caribbean

Spreading the Word on the Power of Sport
Grassroot Soccer
– Welcoming the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Fostering Female Development through Sport
International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women
– Women and Sport: Joint Efforts for Advocating ‘Sport for Development and Peace’

A Historical Link to the First Modern Olympic Games
International Olympic Committee
– A significant step forward in the acceptance of sport as a tool for positive societal and individual change.

Changing Lives through Participation
International Paralympic Committee
– Agitos Foundation launches ChangeMakers – an exciting digital media campaign.

Seeing Behind and Beyond Trophies
International Working Group on Women and Sport
– Sport has the power to tell stories that stay in our minds and hearts.

The Scientific Perspective
Journal of Sport for Development
– Research and Evidence in Sport for Development

Global Ambassadors
Laureus World Sports Academy
– Celebrating the Values of Sport for Development and Peace

Quality Education: A National Perspective
Magic Bus
– Why 6th of April matters to Magic Bus

Commemorating Nelson Mandela
National Consortium for Academics and Sports
– Reflection on the Establishment of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Inspiring a Generation of Champions for Peace
PeacePlayers International
– Why we celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

Celebrating a Historic Occasion
Right To Play
– Growing Momentum of the Sport for Development and Peace Movement

The Every Day Movement
Special Olympics
– April 6th marks a global commitment to the values reflected in its Programs around the world.

Promoting Social Positive Impact through Sport
SportAccord
– A Rendezvous for the International Sport Community To Celebrate the Power of Sport To Unite

“More Sport. Less Poverty!”
Sport Matters
– Celebrating impact with the new International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

Global Support for Local Initiatives
streetfootballworld
– Recognizing the Sport for Development and Peace Network

Advancing the Global Sport for All Movement
The Association For International Sport for All
– Statement on UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace by The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA).

Sport and the Millenium Development Goals
United Nations Development Programme
– An opportunity to unite and to promote the positive impact of sport to build a better and peaceful world

A Global Commitment of Member States
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
– Recognizing the unique potential of sport to foster social inclusion.

Including Girl’s and Women’s Voices
Women Win
– Celebrating Women and Girls Leadership

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