18/04/2015 - 08:50

The UN creates an organisation dedicated to Sport

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Wilfried Lemke, of Germany, as Adolf Ogi?s successor. The Special Adviser is assisted by the UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) in coordinating the efforts of the UN system to promote understanding and support internationally for sport as a powerful vehicle for positive social change. Amir Dossal (L), executive Director of UNOP, Wilfried Lemke (2ndL), special adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Prince Albert II of Monaco and Joel Bouzou (R), president and founder of “Peace and Sport”.? AFP PHOTO/STEPHANE DANNA

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