7th World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture: "Giving a Voice to Youth"
The event will be opened by the UNESCO Deputy Director-General and the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and will feature a number of high-level speakers.
The Conference will bring together young leaders and participants from governments, UN agencies, universities, non-governmental organizations and the sporting world, to discuss the transversal power and potential of sport as a vector for sustainable development, reconciliation, education, gender equality, youth empowerment, social cohesion and inter-cultural dialogue.
Furthermore, and in line with the objectives of the 2010 International Year of Youth: Dialogue and Mutual understanding and building on the momentum of the Youth Olympic Games held in August 2010, this event will promote the role of youth as key actors in strengthening civic engagement and citizenship.
The Conference is organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), in partnership with UNESCO.
|Type of Event||Category 4- International Congress|
|Start||05.12.2010 16:00 local time|
|End||07.12.2010 17:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||El-khoury, Golda|
|Organizer||International Olympic Committee (IOC)|
|Contact||Nancy McLennan, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Permanent Delegation Contact|
|Language of Event||English, French|
|Estimated number of participants||400|
|Official Website||7th World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture / 7e Conférence mondiale sur le sport, l’éducation et la culture|
|Link 1||Programme in English [PDF, 341 KB]|