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International Friendship Encounter: Sport for a Culture of Peace

Language: English

Young people from about fifty countries gathered in Brittany for the first International Friendship Encounter organized by UNESCO. The encounter took place in the cities of Dinard and Saint Malo and was organized around the theme "Sport for Peace and Development".
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 and economic development in different geographical, cultural and political contexts

on this subject: Sport for Peace and Development

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Place/region: Saint Malo, Dinard, Bretagne, France, Europe
Type: Video report
Production and personalities:
Director: Elise Preston
Publisher: UNESCO TV; CNN
Published in:

Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-2001-06-12-000241-CNN-SD
Rights holder: UNESCO
Additional info: CNN-UNESCO Report 424