David Douillet

Mr. David Douillet, UNESCO Champion for Sport

World Champion Judo, David Douillet was appointed UNESCO Champion for Sport in September 2001, in recognition of his commitment to the programs of the Organization for the Education of Children and Youth.

His awareness towards children explains his multiple contributions to the collection of "yellow coins" organized by the Foundation Hospitals of Paris-Hospitals of France, intending to improve the daily lives of young children and teenagers hospitalized in France.

In 2002, David Douillet traveled to Niger to support UNESCO's "Hope and Solidarity around a Balloon" program, which combined educational, sports and cultural activities.

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