UN SG Report on “Sport: a global accelerator of peace and sustainable development for all”

Report of the Secretary-General to the 75th Session of the General Assembly

The report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 73/24, reviews progress towards implementation of the United Nations Action Plan on Sport for Development and Peace, drawing on input received from Member States, the United Nations system, and other stakeholders. Prepared in the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the report highlights the important role of physical activity and sport in mitigating the impact of the pandemic on health and well-being and examines the role of digital technology in helping sport to fulfill that role. It further examines means of building global resilience to counter future shocks through investment and innovation in sport and sport-related policies.

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Reports of the Secretary-General

  • 75th session of the General Assembly: The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 73/24, reviews progress towards implementation of the United Nations Action Plan on Sport for Development and Peace, drawing on input received from Member States, the United Nations system, and other stakeholders. Prepared in the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the report highlights the important role of physical activity and sport in mitigating the impact of the pandemic on health and well-being and examines the role of digital technology in helping sport to fulfill that role. It further examines means of building global resilience to counter future shocks through investment and innovation in sport and sport-related policies. Download the Report and learn more about the inputs from Member States, the UN System and Stakeholders.
  • 73rd session of the General AssemblyThe United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), through its Division for Inclusive Social Development (DISD), led the preparation of the report of the Secretary-General on sport for development and peace to the 73rd session of the GA, as requested by General Assembly Resolution 71/60 on “Sport as a means to promote education, health, development and peace “. Download the Report and learn more about the inputs from Member States and UN System.

Sources https://www.un.org/development/desa/dspd/sport-development-peace/unsg-report2020.html