In his message to celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace #idsdp2016, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon said that: “To reach the #SDGs, we must engage all sectors of society, everywhere. Sport has an essential role to play. It empowers, inspires and unites.” Read more UN Photo/Mark Garten
Few realise the powerful role that sport can play in building bridges for peace and in promoting human progress around the world. This is why the United Nations have an office dedicated to Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and the reason for the success of its Youth Leadership Programme that helps young people to develop skills to address important social issues in their communities through sport.
For more information: