Sport, Peace & the Environment at Nairobi World Conference Tue, Nov 8, 2005

UNEP and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be organizing the Sixth World Conference on Sport and Environment in Nairobi, Kenya from 9 to 11 November 2005.

UNEP and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be organizing the Sixth World Conference on Sport and Environment in Nairobi, Kenya from 9 to 11 November 2005.

The Conference, which is one of the key activities under the UNEP's long term strategy on Sport and the Environment will be attended by 300 heads of National Olympic Committees, international sport organizations, UN agencies as well as sport stars. The President of the Republic of Kenya - His Excellency Honorable Mwai Kibaki, will open the Conference.

It will focus on the linkages between sport, peace and the environment and will review the environmental activities of the Olympic Movement and other sport stakeholders. Within the course of the Conference the participants will participate in panel discussion on key themes relating to sports, peace, environment and sustainable development . The end of the 3 days will culminate in a Declaration by the participants on sports , peace and environment.

 
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