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Strengthening Sport for Development and Peace: National Policies and Strategies Oliver Dudfield

Strengthening Sport for Development and Peace: National Policies and Strategies

Oliver Dudfield

Published May 16th 2014
ISBN : 9781849291187
Paperback
84 pages
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Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) brings the power of sport to solving some of the most difficult challenges of humankind, such as the realisation of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Commonwealth leaders have consistentlyMoreSport for Development and Peace (SDP) brings the power of sport to solving some of the most difficult challenges of humankind, such as the realisation of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Commonwealth leaders have consistently endorsed the role that SDP can play in development and peace work, in particular in the domain of youth engagement and empowerment. This collection of papers, commissioned by the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport (CABOS), showcases innovative approaches and examples of effective SDP policies and strategies. Written by CABOS members, independent experts and agencies, the papers reflect critical thinking and urgent debates among leading scholars and practitioners of SDP.