II Forum of the Americas: Sport for Development and Peace
05 April 2018 14:00 - 06 April 2018 13:00
Palacio de los Deportes
Raise awareness among all sectors of society (government, local governments, civil society, international organizations, Sports System) about the power of sport to achieve the objectives of peace.
Objectives of the Forum
Show and promote best practices nationally and globally
Search for alliances for inter-institutional integration and cooperation, to build proposals that contribute to development and peace
Promoting social transformation through sport
The Forum will bring together representatives from the different countries of the Americas, United Nations representatives and local authorities in a context of sharing and show-casing their diverse projects and ideas for generating a better and peaceful world through sport.
The II Forum for the Americas coincides with two historical events: the 5th Anniversary of the UN “International Day of Sport for Development and Peace”, and the 2nd Anniversary of the Guatemalan “National Day of Sport for Development and Peace”.
More than 650 people attend the Forum, with more than 15 international speakers