18/04/2015 - 08:52

A day to celebrate

The UN General Assembly declared the 1st International Day on Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6. This decision represents a historic step in recognizing the transformative power of sport and its great potential in advancing positive social change. This day is commemorated globally each year by international, regional, national sport and development organizations to honour the role that sport plays in society, whether by encouraging healthier lifestyles, making sport more widely accessible or using it as a vehicle for development in areas made vulnerable by conflict, poverty and inequality.?Everyone can take part by organising or participating in an event or?by taking part in a??social media campaign, holding a #WhiteCard?for peace through sport.

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