Dr. Noema Chaplin; The Goodwill Ambassador Of Academy Of Universal Global Peace-AUGP has been congratulated by His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan, The Founder & Chairman Of AUGP & all the International Governing Council members of AUGP for her representation in United Nations during the The Third International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development, focusing on the theme“Creating a Common Vision”, took place at the UN Headquarter in New York, 5-6th June, 2013.
“SPORT – CHAMPION FOR PEACE & DEVELOPMENT
THROUGH EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND OLYMPIC VALUES”
The Third International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development, focusing on the theme “Creating a Common Vision”, took place at the UN Headquarter inNew York, 5-6th June, 2013.
Stakeholders from Governments, the UN System, Sport’s organizations, Experts Institutions, Business World, Universities and Media discussed the impact of sport to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s), as well as develop sport policies and strategies. Forum, organized by the International Olympic Committee, the UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and the US Olympic Committee (USOC), included: Opening Ceremony, Inauguration of sport exhibition and five sessions.
The High Level speakers : UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-moon; President International Olympic Committee (IOC) Dr. Jacques Rogge; The Rt Honourable Hugo Robertson, Minister of State for Sport and Tourism, UK; Sir Phillip Craven, President of International Paralympic Committee; Mr. Alexander Zhukov, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, Russian Federation; H.E. Mr. Aldo Rebelo, Minister for Sport, Brazil; Ms. Debbie Lye, International Development Director, UK sport; H.E. Ms. Fanny Palli-Petralia, Vice-Chairperson of the International Olympic Truce Foundation and more Participants.
UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon highlighted the important of sport in Development and Peace building activities.
IOC President Mr. Jacques Pogge emphasized “Sport is at work for Peace and Development in countries around the World. Collaboration in this area has increased dramatically and involve a wide range of committed partners – National Olympic Committees, International Federations; UN agencies; UN Members States and government authorities; educational institutions. Sport is an effective tool for Peace, Education, conflict prevention and resolution, gender equality, economic development”.
The Rt Honourable Hugo Robertson, Minister of State for Sport and Tourism, Government of the UK, showed Video “London 2012” and highlighted how well designed program of Olympic Games promote well-being of individuals and Nations.
Collaboration is a Key to increase the positive impact of Sport.
“Global Partnership for Development” can be a model for Sports development.
Mr.Alexander Zhukov, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, Russian Federation, attracted attention by impressive important informative presentation about preparation for the Winter Olympic Games “SOCHI 2014”. Over 60% finance are going from private sector. Russian Government established direct contribution to the economy, development of infrastructure, roads, transport, new Technologies. Volunteers over 100 countries contribute their professional skills and Time for Success of “SOCHI 2014”. Sport – Champion for Peace.
Olympic Movement motivate Young people: new Olympic University have been created to Educate Young professionals. “SOCHI 2014”renders a positive socio-economic impact, generate new jobs, create healthy environment for better happy life.
Mr. Marwan Julani, International Federation of Red Cross, focused on Peace initiatives and Well-Being to promote non-violence. Mr. Amir Dorsal, Global Partnership Forum, recommended Building sustainable collaboration for development. Ms. Caitlin Morris, Executive Director of NIKE, demonstrated “Sport as a tool for social changes”.
Mr. Wilfred Lemke, UN Special Advisor on Sport for Development and Peace promoted “development and conflict resolution through sport to be taken in the implementation of the
relevant policies and strategies at the National and International levels”. Dr. Mario Pescante, Permanent Observer for the IOC to the UN, considered increasing role of Sport as part of Education which create “bridges” for Mutual understanding and Peace.
The positive impact of Sport on Society and Millennium Development Goals has been recognized. Sport as universal language, create Effective Communication, Peace and Harmony between Nations. Olympic Games – Active Powerful system with positive influence on Social, Individual, Intellectual, Financial, Economic and Physical aspects of our Society.
Complied By :-
Dr. Noema Chaplin
Goodwill Ambassador Of Academy Of Universal Global Peace-AUGP
President International Federation “Collaboration”
Executive Committee Member United Nations Foundation/UNA-USA’s Council of Organizations
Military MedicalAcademy /Psychology & Education/ 10 years
Member of InternationalAcademy
UN Headquarter, New York
June 18, 2013