CAMPUS UNESCO "Sport and Handicap"

When :

from Tuesday 3 December, 2019
to Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Type of event :

Special Event

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, 125 avenue de Suffren, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

CAMPUS UNESCO "Sport and Handicap" will take place on the occasion of the International Day of People with Disabilities on December 03rd, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00 at UNESCO Headquarters, 125 Avenue de Suffren, Paris, Room XII.

Speakers :
Sylvère-Henry Cissé - Journalist, consultant and president of the think tank "Sport and Democracy"
Jean-Marie Coustal - Project manager for sport and disability
Nantenin Keita - World champion and Paralympic medallist in handisport sprint
Arnaud Assoumani - Paralympic Champion
Philipp Muller-Wirth - Head of Sports in the Human and Social Sciences Sector at UNESCO

ABOUT CAMPUS UNESCO : To put the expertise of UNESCO teams and partners at the service of the youth for a better understanding of major contemporary issues. It is an opportunity for young people to exchange ideas on various topics alonside three experts of the issues at hand. The experts are from UNESCO and civil society. Since 2014, 81 CAMPUSES raised awareness to over 25,500 young people on major issues such as sports and citizenship, peace, sustainable development, human rights, girl's education, genocides, freedom of expression, and cultural heritage.

The Campus UNESCO program is supported by "la Fondation d'Entreprise ENGIE".