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15.06.00 – LEISURE, RECREATION AND SPORTS

UNICEF – WORLD BANK / NOVAK DJOKOVIC

Novak Djokovic, the world’s top ranked men’s tennis player, was today appointed Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), after having served as the agency’s Serbian Ambassador and promoting children’s rights within his own private foundation. The Novak Djokovic Foundation and the World Bank also announced a new partnership to promote early childhood [...]

26 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / FC BARCELONA

At an event hosted by UNICEF and FC Barcelona, a group of students in Los Angeles, California, met with players Andrés Iniesta and Marc-André Ter Stegen to discuss the critical role that sports play in children's lives and development around the world. UNICEF

21 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / UN WOMEN AND VALENCIA FC

UN Women launches a partnership with Valencia Club de Futbol to promote gender equality and women's empowerment. UNIFEED UNTV

26 May 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / MATCH FIXING

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime  announced on Wednesday a new partnership with the International Centre for Sport Security to help strengthen cross-border investigations and prosecutions into match-fixing and the manipulation of sports competitions. UNIFEED UNTV  

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UNAIDS / CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015

At the Cricket World Cup 2015, cricketing champions show their commitment to raise awareness around HIV and break down stigma and discrimination. UNAIDS

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / WWI CHRISTMAS TRUCE

UN officials and ambassadors commemorated the Centenary of the First World War Christmas Truce, when German and British soldiers spontaneously put down their guns, sang Christmas Carrols and played football together. UNIFEED – UNTV

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / SPORTS FOR PEACE PALESTINE

Speaking at a General Assembly debate on Sport for Development and Peace, the Israeli representative recalled the terrorist attack that killed 11 Israelis during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich and said that today "Israeli athletes still have to contend with discrimination." The Palestinian representative said  "Israel has broken all records when it comes to human [...]

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / WORLD CUP

As the football World Cup is about to kick off in Sao Paolo Brazil, on the other side of the world, off the coast of Lebanon, Brazilian sailors members of the Maritime Task Force (MTF) serving under the flag of the United Nations (UN) Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) get a rare chance to kick back [...]

13 Jun 2014 | Read More »

BRAZIL / SERGIO RAMOS

Real Madrid and Spanish National Team star football player, Sergio Ramos, was appointed as UNICEF Spain's newest ambassador during an event with youth in the Brazilian city of Curitiba where he is participating in a UNICEF program for the promotion of fair play and the right to sport. UNICEF

10 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD CUP

Just days away from the kick-off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, together with ambassadors of 32 participating countries hailed the “best values of sport,  teamwork, fair play and mutual respect”, as the United Nations joined the international fervor that accompanies the games. UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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