Comic book: Score the Goals

Comic book: Score the Goals

The United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace has launched a comic book titled "Score the Goals", featuring 10 football stars in an adventure that takes them out of their normal lives and teaches everyone great lessons about teamwork, leadership, and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. You can read it online or download it in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Korean, Italian, or Ukranian.Read more

Training School Sport Managers to Resolve Disputes

Click here or on the image to download the article: Or click on this image for the slides presentation: Presentation at the 1st World Congress of School Sport, in Barcelona on 13 November 2009. Disputes arise frequently in school sports, generating relevant costs. ADR (e.g., negotiation, mediation, arbitration) is being increasingly adopted in all sectors of society, including sports. Costs of conflict can be minimized (1) providing training on people and dispute management to all stakeholders, (2) establishing dispute resolution roles (e.g., ombudsperson, mediator and arbitrator) and (3) creating dispute systems.    Read more