Sport for development



Sport for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (2007) (PDF)  EnglishSpanish

This publication was produced by UNICEF Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean.  It provides examples of how UNICEF is incorporating the power and potential of sport, recreation and play into its work in this region.

Sport, Recreation and Play
Working with partners, UNICEF is mobilizing all levels of society to ensure every child has the right and opportunity to sport, recreation and play. The publication is intended to provide examples how sports is being used by UNICEF country offices around the world to achieve a variety of goals – from education to immunization to child protection to peace-building.

Sport for Development and Peace: Towards Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (PDF)
This UN Secretary General’s report analyses in detail the potential contribution that sport can make towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It provides an overview of the growing role that sport activities are playing in many United Nations’ programmes and crystallizes the lessons learned. Written by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Sport for Development and Peace.

UN General Assembly Resolution on Sports for Education, Health and Development (PDF)



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