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PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT :WRITTEN STATEMENT / SUBMITTED BY CHINESE ASSOCIATION FOR INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING
As for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, there are 176 athletes in the Chinese delegation. (...) Attaching great importance to ethnic minority traditional sports events, China hosts national games like National Traditional Games of Ethnic Minorities, “Ethnic Sports Cup” National Traditional Singular Games of Ethnic Minorities, as well as regional games which are organized by the provinces and ethnic autonomous regions. (...) This traditional sports game, with the aim of promoting national unity and fitness-for-all, is enriched with the colorful ethnic cultures, which distinguishes it from other competitive games.
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PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH SPORT AND THE OLYMPIC IDEAL :DRAFT RESOLUTION / ALGERIA, ARMENIA, AUSTRALIA, BAHRAIN, BELARUS, BELGIUM, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, BOTSWANA, BRAZIL, BULGARIA, CAMEROON, CHINA, COLOMBIA, CONGO, COSTA RICA, CROATIA, CUBA, CYPRUS, DENMARK, EGYPT, EL SALVADOR, ESTONIA, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, HUNGARY, INDONESIA, IRAQ, ITALY, JAPAN, KUWAIT, LATVIA, LEBANON, LIBYA, LUXEMBOURG, MALAYSIA, MALDIVES, MONACO, MONTENEGRO, MOROCCO, NAMIBIA, NEW ZEALAND, NIGERIA, PAKISTAN (ON BEHALF OF THE ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION), PERU, POLAND, PORTUGAL, QATAR, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA, ROMANIA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SAUDI ARABIA, SENEGAL, SERBIA, SLOVAKIA, SLOVENIA, SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN, SRI LANKA, STATE OF PALESTINE, SUDAN, SWITZERLAND, THAILAND, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, TIMOR-LESTE, TUNISIA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (ON BEHALF OF THE GROUP OF ARAB STATES), UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, VENEZUELA (BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF), VIET NAM, YEMEN
United Nations A/HRC/27/L.14 General Assembly Distr.: Limited 22 September 2014 Original: English A/HRC/27/L.14 2 development, peace, cooperation, solidarity, fairness, social inclusion and health at the local, regional and international levels, and noted that, as declared in the 2005 World Summit Outcome Document,1 sports can contribute to an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding among peoples and nations, Reaffirming previous Human Rights Council resolutions on the issue of sport and human rights, in particular resolutions 13/27 of 26 March 2010, 18/23 of 30 September 2011, 24/1 of 26 September 2013 and 26/18 of 26 June 2014, Noting that the Olympic Charter, among its Fundamental Principles of Olympism, stipulates that every individual must have the possibility of practising sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play, Recognizing the potential of sport as a universal language that contributes to educating people on the values of respect, dignity, diversity, equality, tolerance and fairness as a means to combat all forms of discrimination and to promote social inclusion for all, Recognizing also that sport and major sporting events can be used to promote awareness, understanding and the application of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Recognizing further the imperative need to engage women and girls in the practice of sport for development and peace, and in this regard welcoming activities that aim to foster and encourage such initiatives at the global level, Acknowledging the potential of sport and major sporting events to educate the youth of the world and to promote their inclusion through sport practised without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires human understanding, tolerance, fair play and solidarity, Noting the Fundamental Principles of Olympism as enshrined in the Olympic Charter, Acknowledging the joint endeavours of the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the Office of the Special Adviser to the Secretary- General on Sport for Development and Peace and the United Nations system in such fields as human development, poverty alleviation, humanitarian assistance, health promotion, HIV and AIDS prevention, child and youth education, gender equality, peacebuilding and sustainable development, Acknowledging also the importance of the Youth Olympic Games in inspiring youth through integrated sports and cultural and educational experiences, noting in this regard the successful conclusion of the first Youth Winter Olympic Games, held in Innsbruck, Austria, from 13 to 22 January 2012, and the second Youth Summer Olympic Games, held in Nanjing, China, from 16 to 28 August 2014, and welcoming the second Youth Winter Olympic Games, to be held in Lillehammer, Norway, from 12 to 21 February 2016, Reaffirming the need to combat discrimination and intolerance where they occur within and outside the sporting context, Recognizing that sport, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and other international major sporting events, such as the International Federation of Association Football World Cup, can be used to promote human rights and strengthen universal respect for them, thus contributing to their full realization, 1 General Assembly resolution 60/1. A/HRC/27/L.14 3 Acknowledging the valuable contribution that the appeal by the International Olympic Committee for an Olympic Truce, also known as ekecheiria, could make towards advancing the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, Acknowledging also the very important role of the media in the promotion and popularization of sport and in raising public awareness to the merits of practising sports as a key element of a healthy lifestyle, thus contributing to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Noting the successful conclusion of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi in 2014 and the 2014 International Federation of Association Football World Cup in Brazil, Welcoming the hosting of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, PyeongChang and Tokyo in 2016, 2018 and 2020 respectively, and stressing the opportunity to make use of these important events to promote human rights, especially through sport and the Olympic ideal, Recognizing the potential of sport and major sporting events in contributing to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and to fostering peace and sustainable development, Welcoming the designation of 6 April as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Being aware of the need to actively involve sport and the Olympics in achieving the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights by persons with disabilities, as well as respect for their inherent dignity, recognizing efforts made by the hosting countries to create a barrier-free environment for persons with disabilities, and stressing the need to continue to build on efforts made at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and the 2014 International Federation of Association Football World Cup in Brazil, Recognizing the need to reflect more thoroughly on the value of relevant principles enshrined in the Olympic Charter and good sporting example in achieving the universal respect for and realization of all human rights, 1. (...) Calls upon States to cooperate with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee in their efforts to use sport as a tool to promote human rights, development, peace, dialogue and reconciliation during and beyond the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games; 3. Encourages States to promote sport as a means to combat all forms of discrimination; 4.
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COMPETITION ISSUES IN THE SALE OF AUDIOVISUAL RIGHTS FOR MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS
The Games in 2016 were viewed by half the global population, with online consumption rising to 7.2 billion views on social media platforms, double the figure for the Games in 2012. (...) Compared with the broadcast revenue of $1.2 million from the Games in 1960, the revenue from the Games in 2016 was an estimated $4.1 billion and represented 74 per cent of the revenue sources of the Games.3 12. (...) First, the Public Broadcasting Service has been overpowered by commercial networks in bidding processes for rights to popular sporting events. Second, in the 1970s, rules introduced by the Federal Communications Commission, the national broadcasting regulator, designed to prevent cable broadcasters from acquiring the rights to broadcast specific events, such as the World Series of Major League Baseball, the Super Bowl of the National Football League and the Olympic Games, were successfully challenged in court on the grounds that they infringed on the right to freedom of speech provided for in the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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VISUAL PRESENTATION OF DATA : MAKING DATA MEANINGFUL THROUGH EFFECTIVE TABLES, GRAPHS AND MAPS : NOTE / BY THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE (UNECE)
Analysing website usage, such as downloads of publications or links from external sites is also a useful way to learn about the popularity of certain information. To learn about which visual presentations work best, agencies could ask customers and media representatives through surveys and informal interviews or conduct tests to find out how people interpret particular presentations and whether it matches the intention. (...) Rosling has achieved a massive audience through on-line video, an increasingly popular feature of the Internet. His presentation at TED Conferences in 2006 has been viewed on-line and downloaded thousands of times and he has built upon the popularity of this medium for communicating statistics by developing gapcasts, short video lectures on issues such as maternal mortality, globalization, energy and human development trends (http://www.gapminder.org/video/gap- cast/). 21. (...) All persons are included, whether they have performed this activity or not, and all days of the week, as well as working and holiday periods are included. 3 Socializing includes visiting and receiving visitors, feasts, phone calls and conversation with family or friends, etc. 4 Reading includes reading periodicals, brochures, books, etc. 5 Sport includes walking and hiking, all kinds of sports (jogging, ball games, water sports, etc.) productive exercises (hunting, fishing, picking berries, etc.) and sport related activities. 6 Hobbies and games – collecting, correspondence, solo games and play, parlour games and play, gambling, etc.
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Promoting Collective Memory and Heritage through Gaming – the Story of Yoldez Skip to main content Toggle navigation Building peace in the minds of men and women Member states Staff Search form Search Search English English Main shared menu In brief Introducing UNESCO Mission and Mandate UNESCO House Strategic Transformation Portal Who's Who? (...) “MediWander” is a digital game that takes a creative, technological approach to promote the Medina’s tangible and intangible cultural heritage among secondary and high school students. (...) The game takes advantage of the city’s rich history and its numerous sites to offer the player a highly engaging and educational experience.
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New multimedia applications like messaging, conferencing, gaming and video/audio on demand will require more bandwidth. It is expected that those applications will become more and more popular and compensate decreasing revenues generated by voice only telephony. (...) Possible applications are online gaming, video on demand and home networking for xDSL, person-to-person real time communication for IMT-2000 systems and a viable cordless data solution for quasi-stationary use provided by WLANs.
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PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH SPORT AND THE OLYMPIC IDEAL : DRAFT RESOLUTION / AFGHANISTAN, ALGERIA, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, AZERBAIJAN, BELGIUM, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, BRAZIL, BULGARIA, CHILE, CHINA, CONGO, CROATIA, CYPRUS, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, HAITI,, IRELAND, ISRAEL, ITALY, JAPAN, LATVIA, LEBANON, LUXEMBOURG, MALDIVES, MALTA, MONACO, MONTENEGRO, MOROCCO, PHILIPPINES, POLAND, QATAR, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, ROMANIA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SLOVAKIA, SLOVENIA, SPAIN, SUDAN, SWITZERLAND, TUNISIA, TURKMENISTAN, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, STATE OF PALESTINE
A/HRC/37/L.31 3 Welcoming the continued advancement of women in and through sports and sporting activities, in particular the support for their progressively greater participation in sport events, which provides opportunities for women empowerment and the realization of gender equality, Acknowledging the potential of sport and major sporting events to educate the youth of the world and to promote their inclusion through sport practiced without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires human understanding, tolerance, fair play and solidarity, Acknowledging also the joint endeavours of the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and the United Nations system in such fields as human development, poverty alleviation, humanitarian assistance, health promotion, HIV and AIDS prevention, child and youth education, gender equality, peacebuilding and sustainable development, Acknowledging further the importance of the Youth Olympic Games in inspiring youth, including university students, through integrated sports and cultural and educational experiences, and the potential for social inclusion, welcoming the hosting of the Youth Olympic Games by Buenos Aires in 2018 and Lausanne, Switzerland in 2020, and the hosting of the Universiade in 2019 by Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation in March 2019 and in Naples, Italy in July 2019, Reaffirming the need to combat discrimination and intolerance where they occur, within and outside the sporting context, Recognizing that sport, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and other international major sporting events, such as the International Federation of Association Football World Cup, can be used to promote human rights and strengthen universal respect for them, thus contributing to their full realization, Acknowledging the valuable contribution that the appeal by the International Olympic Committee for an Olympic Truce, also known as ekecheiria, could make towards advancing the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, Noting that recreational programmes, sport and games have helped to reduce tensions in some regions where there is armed conflict, Noting also that sports could be a strong force for equality and diversity, and may play a role in the promotion of compassion, tolerance and acceptance for refugees and migrants, Noting further that the participation of teams of refugees in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016, and in other games, such as the 2017 World Championship in Athletics in London, and the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, might inspire a new understanding of the rights of millions of people caught up in crises around the world, and welcoming in this context the participation in mega-sporting events of teams of refugees selected under the responsibility of the International Olympic Committee, in close cooperation and consultation with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, relevant international sports federations, national Olympic committees and the host country, Acknowledging the very important role of the media in the promotion and popularization of sport and in raising public awareness of the merits of practicing as a key element of a healthy lifestyle, thus contributing to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Acknowledging also that the media may play a positive role when reporting on how sport can translate into respect for human rights and promote social cohesion and acceptance of diversity and the values of sport, including integrity, teamwork, excellence, respect, tolerance, fair play and friendship, Noting the successful conclusion of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea, welcoming the hosting of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the cities of Tokyo, Beijing, Paris and Los Angeles, United States of America, in A/HRC/37/L.31 4 2020, 2022, 2024 and 2028 respectively, and stressing the opportunity to promote human rights, especially through sport and the Olympic ideal, Recognizing the potential of sport and major sporting events in contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to fostering peace and sustainable development, and to the inclusion of persons with disabilities, and the promotion of non-discrimination, taking into account the need to address and prevent improper practices of stakeholders engaged in the organization and preparation of sports events, which may lead to human rights violations and abuses and negatively affect the economic, social and environmental spheres, Recalling the designation of 6 April as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, and encouraging the celebration of this day, Being aware of the need to actively involve sport and the Olympic and Paralympic Games in achieving the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights by persons with disabilities, and respect for their inherent dignity, recognizing efforts made by the hosting countries to create a barrier-free environment for persons with disabilities, and stressing the need to continue to build on efforts made most recently at the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang and the 2014 International Federation of Association Football World cup in Brazil, Acknowledging the role that the Paralympic movement plays in showcasing the achievements of athletes with disabilities to a global audience and in acting as a primary vehicle to promote positive perceptions and greater inclusion of persons with disabilities in sport and society, Recognizing the need to reflect more thoroughly on the value of relevant principles enshrined in the Olympic Charter, the International Paralympic Committee Code of Ethics and good sporting example in achieving the universal respect for realization of all human rights, Welcoming the panel discussion held at the thirty-second session of the Human Rights Council on the theme “The use of sport and the Olympic ideal to promote human rights for all”, Recognizing the need to support the independence and autonomy of sport and to preserve integrity in sports in all aspects, through good governance of sport executive bodies and the effective and impartial implementation of anti-corruption, anti-doping and other relevant regulations, without prejudice to the human rights of athletes, 1. (...) Calls upon States to cooperate with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee in their efforts to use sport as a tool to promote human rights, development, peace, dialogue and reconciliation during and beyond the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, in particular by observing the Olympic Truce; 3. (...) Also decides that the first such panel discussion will be organized at its forty- fourth session, ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo; 10. Further decides to remain seized of the matter.
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PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH SPORT AND THE OLYMPIC IDEAL : RESOLUTION / ADOPTED BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ON 23 MARCH 2018
A/HRC/RES/37/18 3 human development, poverty alleviation, humanitarian assistance, health promotion, HIV and AIDS prevention, child and youth education, gender equality, peacebuilding and sustainable development, Acknowledging further the importance of the Youth Olympic Games in inspiring youth, including university students, through integrated sports and cultural and educational experiences, and the potential for social inclusion, welcoming the hosting of the Youth Olympic Games by Buenos Aires in 2018 and Lausanne, Switzerland in 2020, and the hosting of the Universiade in 2019 by Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation in March 2019 and in Naples, Italy in July 2019, Reaffirming the need to combat discrimination and intolerance where they occur, within and outside the sporting context, Recognizing that sport, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and other international major sporting events, such as the International Federation of Association Football World Cup, can be used to promote human rights and to strengthen universal respect for them, thus contributing to their full realization, Acknowledging the valuable contribution that the appeal by the International Olympic Committee for an Olympic Truce, also known as ekecheiria, could make towards advancing the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, Noting that recreational programmes, sport and games have helped to reduce tensions in some regions where there is armed conflict, Noting also that sports could be a strong force for equality and diversity, and may play a role in the promotion of compassion, tolerance and acceptance for refugees and migrants, Noting further that the participation of teams of refugees in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016, and in other games, such as the 2017 World Championship in Athletics in London, and the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, might inspire a new understanding of the rights of millions of people caught up in crises around the world, and welcoming in this context the participation in mega-sporting events of teams of refugees selected under the responsibility of the International Olympic Committee, in close cooperation and consultation with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, relevant international sports federations, national Olympic committees and the host country, Acknowledging the very important role of the media in the promotion and popularization of sport and in raising public awareness of the merits of practicing as a key element of a healthy lifestyle, thus contributing to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Acknowledging also that the media may play a positive role when reporting on how sport can translate into respect for human rights and promote social cohesion and acceptance of diversity and the values of sport, including integrity, teamwork, excellence, respect, tolerance, fair play and friendship, Noting the successful conclusion of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea, welcoming the hosting of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the cities of Tokyo, Beijing, Paris and Los Angeles, United States of America in 2020, 2022, 2024 and 2028 respectively, and stressing the opportunity to promote human rights, especially through sport and the Olympic ideal, Recognizing the potential of sport and major sporting events in contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to fostering peace and sustainable development, and to the inclusion of persons with disabilities, and the promotion of non-discrimination, and taking into account the need to address and prevent improper practices of stakeholders engaged in the organization and preparation of sports events, which may lead to human rights violations and abuses and negatively affect the economic, social and environmental spheres, A/HRC/RES/37/18 4 Recalling the designation of 6 April as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, and encouraging the celebration of this day, Being aware of the need to actively involve sport and the Olympic and Paralympic Games in achieving the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights by persons with disabilities, and respect for their inherent dignity, recognizing efforts made by the hosting countries to create a barrier-free environment for persons with disabilities, and stressing the need to continue to build on efforts made most recently at the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang and the 2014 International Federation of Association Football World Cup in Brazil, Acknowledging the role that the Paralympic movement plays in showcasing the achievements of athletes with disabilities to a global audience and in acting as a primary vehicle to promote positive perceptions and greater inclusion of persons with disabilities in sport and society, Recognizing the need to reflect more thoroughly on the value of relevant principles enshrined in the Olympic Charter, the International Paralympic Committee Code of Ethics and good sporting example in achieving the universal respect for realization of all human rights, Welcoming the panel discussion held at the thirty-second session of the Human Rights Council on the theme “The use of sport and the Olympic ideal to promote human rights for all”, Recognizing the need to support the independence and autonomy of sport and to preserve integrity in sports in all aspects, through good governance of sport executive bodies and the effective and impartial implementation of anti-corruption, anti-doping and other relevant regulations, without prejudice to the human rights of athletes, 1. (...) Calls upon States to cooperate with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee in their efforts to use sport as a tool to promote human rights, development, peace, dialogue and reconciliation during and beyond the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, in particular by observing the Olympic Truce; 3. (...) Also decides that the first such panel discussion will be organized at its forty- fourth session, ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo; 10. Further decides to remain seized of the matter. 54th meeting 23 March 2018 [Adopted without a vote.]
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PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH SPORT AND THE OLYMPIC IDEAL :RESOLUTION / ADOPTED BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ON 22 JUNE 2020
A/HRC/RES/43/18 3 kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires human understanding, tolerance, fair play and solidarity, Acknowledging also the valuable contribution that the appeal by the International Olympic Committee for an Olympic Truce, also known as ekecheiria, could make towards international understanding and peace and the advancement of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, and recalling in that regard that recreational programmes, sport and games have helped to reduce tensions in some regions where there is armed conflict, Noting that sports could be a strong force for equality and diversity, and may play a role in the promotion of compassion, tolerance and acceptance for refugees and migrants, and welcoming in this context the participation in Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as in mega sporting events of teams of refugees, which might inspire a new understanding of the rights of millions of people caught up in crises around the world, Acknowledging the very important role of the media in the promotion and popularization of sport and in raising public awareness of the merits of practicing as a key element of a healthy lifestyle, thus contributing to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, and the positive role that they may play when reporting on how sport can translate into respect for human rights and promote social cohesion and acceptance of diversity and the values of sport, including integrity, teamwork, excellence, respect, tolerance, fair play and friendship, Welcoming the hosting of the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games in the cities of Tokyo, Beijing, Paris, Milan and Cortina, Italy and Los Angeles, United States of America in 2021, 2022, 2024, 2026 and 2028 respectively, and the successful conclusion of the Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2020, and stressing the opportunity to promote human rights, especially through sport and the Olympic ideal, Recognizing the potential of sport and major sporting events in contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and encouraging Member States to use all opportunities offered by sport and its values to that end, and recalling in this regard that the General Assembly, in its resolution 74/16, recognized that Tokyo 2020 aimed to ensure a sustainable delivery of the Games, Taking into account the need to address and prevent improper practices of stakeholders engaged in the organization and preparation of sports events, which may lead to human rights violations and abuses and negatively affect the economic, social and environmental spheres, and recalling that the General Assembly, its resolution 73/24, encouraged relevant entities involved in delivering major sporting events to respect applicable laws and international principles, including the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and also recognized that such events should be organized in the spirit of peace, mutual understanding, friendship, tolerance and inadmissibility of discrimination of any kind, Being aware of the need to actively involve sport, the Olympic and Paralympic Games and other major sporting events in achieving the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights by persons with disabilities and respect for their inherent dignity, while recognizing efforts made by hosting countries to create a barrier-free environment for persons with disabilities, and stressing the need to continue to build on such efforts, including those made most recently at the latest Summer and Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the 2018 International Federation of Association Football World Cup in the Russian Federation, and those made ahead of Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 and Qatar 2022, Acknowledging the role that the Paralympic Movement plays in showcasing the achievements of athletes with disabilities to a global audience and in acting as a primary vehicle to promote positive perceptions and greater inclusion of persons with disabilities in sport and society, Recognizing the need to support the independence and autonomy of sport and to preserve integrity in sports in all aspects through good governance of sport executive bodies and the effective and impartial implementation of anti-corruption, anti-doping and other relevant regulations, without prejudice to the human rights of athletes, A/HRC/RES/43/18 4 1. (...) Calls upon States to cooperate with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee in their efforts to use sport as a tool to promote human rights, development, peace, dialogue and reconciliation during and beyond the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, in particular by observing the Olympic Truce; 3. (...) Decides, in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, to postpone the quadrennial thematic panel discussion on promoting human rights through sport and the Olympic ideal, as already incorporated into the programme of work of the Human Rights Council in its resolution 37/18 and due to be held at its forty-fourth session, to its forty-seventh session, prior to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, programmed for 2021, using for this purpose the funds already allocated for the forty-fourth session, in accordance with Council resolution 37/18; 9.
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PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH SPORT AND THE OLYMPIC IDEAL : DRAFT RESOLUTION / ARGENTINA, ARMENIA, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, BRAZIL, BULGARIA, CHILE, CHINA, CONGO, CROATIA, CYPRUS, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, HAITI, HUNGARY, ICELAND, INDONESIA, IRELAND, ITALY, JAPAN, LATVIA, LEBANON, LUXEMBOURG, MALTA, MONACO, MONTENEGRO, MOROCCO, PHILIPPINES, PORTUGAL, QATAR, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, ROMANIA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SAN MARINO, SLOVENIA, SPAIN, SWITZERLAND, THAILAND, TUNISIA, UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND YEMEN
A/HRC/43/L.24 3 the practice of sport and to enhance, to this end, their participation in sporting events at the national and international levels, Acknowledging the potential of sport and major sporting events, including the Youth Olympic Games, to inspire and educate the youth of the world, including university students, and to promote their social inclusion through sport practised without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires human understanding, tolerance, fair play and solidarity, Acknowledging also the valuable contribution that the appeal by the International Olympic Committee for an Olympic Truce, also known as ekecheiria, could make towards international understanding and peace and the advancement of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, and recalling in that regard that recreational programmes, sport and games have helped to reduce tensions in some regions where there is armed conflict, Noting that sports could be a strong force for equality and diversity, and may play a role in the promotion of compassion, tolerance and acceptance for refugees and migrants, and welcoming in this context the participation in Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as in mega sporting events of teams of refugees, which might inspire a new understanding of the rights of millions of people caught up in crises around the world, Acknowledging the very important role of the media in the promotion and popularization of sport and in raising public awareness of the merits of practicing as a key element of a healthy lifestyle, thus contributing to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, and the positive role that they may play when reporting on how sport can translate into respect for human rights and promote social cohesion and acceptance of diversity and the values of sport, including integrity, teamwork, excellence, respect, tolerance, fair play and friendship, Welcoming the hosting of the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games in the cities of Tokyo, Beijing, Paris, Milan and Cortina, Italy and Los Angeles, United States of America in 2020, 2022, 2024, 2026 and 2028 respectively, and the successful conclusion of the Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2020, and stressing the opportunity to promote human rights, especially through sport and the Olympic ideal, Recognizing the potential of sport and major sporting events in contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and encouraging Member States to use all opportunities offered by sport and its values to that end, and recalling in this regard that the General Assembly, in its resolution 74/16, recognized that Tokyo 2020 aimed to ensure a sustainable delivery of the Games, Taking into account the need to address and prevent improper practices of stakeholders engaged in the organization and preparation of sports events, which may lead to human rights violations and abuses and negatively affect the economic, social and environmental spheres, and recalling that the General Assembly, its resolution 73/24, encouraged relevant entities involved in delivering major sporting events to respect applicable laws and international principles, including the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and also recognized that such events should be organized in the spirit of peace, mutual understanding, friendship, tolerance and inadmissibility of discrimination of any kind, Being aware of the need to actively involve sport, the Olympic and Paralympic Games and other major sporting events in achieving the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights by persons with disabilities and respect for their inherent dignity, while recognizing efforts made by hosting countries to create a barrier-free environment for persons with disabilities, and stressing the need to continue to build on such efforts, including those made most recently at the latest Summer and Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the 2018 International Federation of Association Football World Cup in the Russian Federation, and those made ahead of Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 and Qatar 2022, Acknowledging the role that the Paralympic Movement plays in showcasing the achievements of athletes with disabilities to a global audience and in acting as a primary vehicle to promote positive perceptions and greater inclusion of persons with disabilities in sport and society, A/HRC/43/L.24 4 Recognizing the need to support the independence and autonomy of sport and to preserve integrity in sports in all aspects, through good governance of sport executive bodies and the effective and impartial implementation of anti-corruption, anti-doping and other relevant regulations, without prejudice to the human rights of athletes, 1. (...) Calls upon States to cooperate with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee in their efforts to use sport as a tool to promote human rights, development, peace, dialogue and reconciliation during and beyond the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, in particular by observing the Olympic Truce; 3. (...) Decides that the title of the thematic panel discussion with regard to promoting human rights through sport and the Olympic ideal, as already incorporated into its programme of work by Human Rights Council resolution 37/18, to be held at the forty-fourth session of the Council prior to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo and fully accessible to persons with disabilities, will be “the potential of leveraging sport and the Olympic ideal for promoting human rights for young people”; 9.
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