Physical Education and Sport

UNRWA Campers attempt Guinness Record for biggest basketball bounce in Ghaza ©  UN Photo / S. Sarhan

UNRWA Campers attempt Guinness Record for biggest basketball bounce in Ghaza © UN Photo / S. Sarhan

UNESCO is the United Nations’ lead agency for Physical Education and Sport (PES).

Assistance and guidance services are provided for governments, NGOs, and experts to debate the evolving challenges of physical education and sport. The organization also assists and advises Member States wishing to elaborate or strengthen their training system in physical education. And it offers its expertise in the design and implementation of development programmes in the domain of sport.

In addition, UNESCO plays the secretariat role for the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS).

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Colour? What colour? Report on the fight against discrimination and racism in football

Colour? What colour?
Report on the fight against discrimination and racism in football

Authors
Albrecht Sonntag
David Ranc

Under the coordination of UNESCO and with the support of Juventus, the report takes stock of what has been done and is being done against racism and discrimination in sport.

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