International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

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23 August 2013 – The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 6 April as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, as the body’s President hailed the decision a “historic” step in recognizing the power of sport to erase cultural barriers and mobilize people around the world. See here for more information.

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In a consensus action today, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 6 April the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

Rogge and Djokovic Help U.N. Adopt International Day of Sport

Address by Vuk Jeremić on the Adoption of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative o the United Nations