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World Harmony Run : World's largest torch relay

Résumé

The World Harmony Run is a global torch relay, seeking to strengthen international friendship and understanding. As a symbol of harmony, runners carry a flaming torch, passing it from hand to hand traveling through over 100 nations around the globe.
The theme of cultural diversity will be highlighted and work of UNESCO and the United Nations in this regard promoted.
The practice of sport is a recognized instrument for promoting peace, as it disregards both geographical borders and social classes. It also plays a significant role as a promoter of social integration in different geographical, cultural and political contexts. Sport is indeed a powerful tool to strengthen social ties and networks, and to promote solidarity, non-violence, tolerance and justice.

Niveau d’intervention géographique

  • International

Thématique

  • Construire un cadre de valeurs communes

Nom de l’organisation / Entité responsable principale

World Harmony Run

 
États-Unis
12/04/2010 - 12/04/2010