Sport for Development and Peace

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NEW>> World Bicycle Day, 3 June: Acknowledging the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation, fostering environmental stewardship and health, the General Assembly decided to declare 3 June World Bicycle Day.

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), 4 April 2024: The global theme for 2024 is “Sport for the Promotion of Peaceful and Inclusive Societies”.