Sport for development

S4D and UNICEF Priorities

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As a cross-cutting programme strategy, Sport for Development (S4D) serves as a powerful vehicle to address UNICEF priorities in young child survival and development;basic education and gender equality; HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support; child protection from violence, exploitation and abuse; and policy advocacy and partnerships for children's right. By advancing UNICEF's work in these areas, S4D contributes to the realization of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). To learn more about how S4D adds value to UNICEF's programmatic goals click here.

London 2012: International Inspiration

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International Inspiration (II) is the official sports legacy programme of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It aims to use the power of sport to enrich the lives of millions of children and young people of all abilities in schools and communities around the world, particularly in developing countries. II is already changing the lives of young people in 16 countries with the goal to bring sport to 12 million children in 20 different countries around the world by 2012. UNICEF UK is one of three delivery partners in II. To learn more about International Inspiration click here.

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