MINEPS V - 2013

Berlin, Germany, 28-30 May 2013

International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport V - 2013

MINEPS V 2013 © Peter Himsel

Building on the success of earlier editions, Ministers and senior government officials from all UNESCO Member States gathered in Berlin (Germany) from 28 to 30 May 2013 at the 5th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS V), together with key stakeholders of the sporting world, to tackle the most pressing challenges in international sport policies and to make action-oriented recommendations.

Key themes

The following key themes, as proposed by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS), were at the center of debates:

  • Access to Sport as a Fundamental Right for All
    • Access of women and girls;
    • Inclusion of persons with disabilities.
  • Promoting Investment in Sport and Physical Education Programmes
    • Promoting quality physical education;
    • Sport mega events and their sustainability.
  • Preserving the Integrity of Sport
    • Commitment to the values of sport and the fight against match fixing, illegal betting, doping and corruption in sport.

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Organization

The Conference was co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Germany, represented by the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI), with the support of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE).

Programme Committee

The MINEPS V Programme Committee comprised the following organizations: UNESCO, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, the German National Commission for UNESCO, the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education, the German Olympic Sport Confederation, the International Paralympic Committee, the International Olympic Committee, the German Sport Minister Conference, the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace, and a representative of CIGEPS.

Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee comprised the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, UNESCO, the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE), and MediaCompany.

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