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Sport and Development Publication
SAD Shares Good Practices

02/11/2011

The Swiss Academy for Development (SAD) has released a report entitled Sport & Development - A summary of SAD`s experiences and good practices.

 

Sport Studies
Demographics of Footballers in Europe

02/11/2011

The Professional Football Players` Observatory (PFPO) has released findings of the third Demographic Study of Footballers in Europe.

 

Football Initiative
Respect FC Reducing Bad Behaviour

02/11/2011

The Football Association (FA), United Kingdom, has created a new approach to remedy bad behaviour from fans and players by launching its own football club called Respect FC.

 

Interactive Multimedia Guide
Online Platform for Coaches of Adults

02/11/2011

The Instituto Andaluz del Deporte, Spain, launched a new online platform to guide coaches in enhancing the health of adults and elderly people.

 

Best Practice Report
Ten Years of Sport and Cooperation Network

02/11/2011

The Sport and Cooperation Network has released a report outlining the development projects they have undertaken to support vulnerable children and youth in impoverished countries.

 

Sport Studies
Trends within the Sport for All Sector

02/11/2011

The conclusions of a study which analysed trends within the Sport for All sector have now been released in English.

 

Recognising Sport and Development Projects
Beyond Sport Opens 2011 Award Entries

02/11/2011

 

The third annual Beyond Sport Awards, celebrating sport and development projects from around the world, are open for nominations.

 

The twelve award categories are divided into:

Physical Activity and Health
WHO Publishes Global Recommendations

02/11/2011

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published Global Recommendations for Physical Activity and Health for the age groups of 5-17 years old, 18-64 years old and 65 years old and above.

 

UNICEF Call for Proposals
Evaluating CWC Campaign Against HIV Infection

02/11/2011

UNICEF calls for proposals to evaluate the Cricket World Cub (CWC) campaign for youth with a high risk of exposure to HIV infection.

 

Millennium Development Goals
Educational Comic Book Published

02/11/2011

Spanish national and Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas, and Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, launched the comic book Score the Goals at the United Nations in Geneva, Switze

European Commission
First-ever Sport Package Unveiled

02/11/2011

Sports Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou unveiled a communication which sets out the European Union`s (EU) first-ever sports programme and hopes to have the first collection of policies released in 2014.

 

ICSEMIS 2012 - An Interdisciplinary Approach
Drawing Together Scientific Branches

02/11/2011

Sport and exercise scientists, world leading experts and policy makers from all branches of sport science will meet at the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS) in Glasgow, Scotland, from 19-24 July, 2012.

Sport for Development and Peace
Cooperation of Israeli and Palestinian Olympic Committees

02/11/2011

During a meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, the National Olympic Committees of Israel and Palestine expressed their will for cooperation in the lead-up to the 2012 Olympics.

 

Conference on Sport for Development and Peace
Sport as a Mediator Between Cultures

02/11/2011

From 13-17 September, 2011, an international development and peace conference, including pre-conference workshops, will focus on the role of sport in the development of society and intercultural experiences.

 

Sport and Society
Traditional Physical Culture and Sports

01/11/2011

From 15-17 January, 2013, a Global Conference on Traditional Physical Culture and Sport will take place in Amravati, India.

 

CeRiSM Congress
Mountain, Sport and Health

01/11/2011

The 4th Mountain, Sport & Health Congress will be held in Rovereto, Italy from 10 – 12 November, 2011.

 

IASK conference
Sport Kinetics

01/11/2011

The International Association of Sport Kinetics (IASK) and the University School of Physical Education in Krakow, Poland, will host the 12th International Conference Sport Kinetics from 22 – 24 September, 2011.

 

International Children’s Games Conference
Health and Well-being

01/11/2011

On the occasion of the International Children`s Games, a Health and Well-being conference will be held from 2-4 August, 2011, in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

 

TGfU Conference
Teaching and Coaching Games Successfully

01/11/2011

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University, England, will host the Fifth International Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) Conference from 14 - 16 July, 2012.

 

ATINER Conference
Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects

01/11/2011

The 11th Annual International Conference on Sports will be held 11-14 July, 2011 in Athens, Greece.

 

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