The Role of Sport for Development for Peace in the Lives of Young People and Communities and the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

Events

Details

  • Time: 1:30 - 2:15pm
  • Date: 11 December 2019 (Wednesday)
  • Venue: EB Lecture Theatre (EB138), North Campus, XJTLU
  • Speaker: Geoff Thompson (five times World Karate Champion, Sports politician, Youth Advocate, Co-founder and Chair of the Youth Charter)

Abstract

The role of sport as a social, cultural and economic vehicle of change is now well established in many countries of the world. Geoff Thompson will present how Universities can make a difference in the lives of young people and their communities globally as China’s bidding, hosting, and legacy of major games and world class events can deliver a legacy opportunity for all through the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.