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08 Sep 2010
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7th World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture in Durban – Information for the Media

The 7th World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture will be held in Durban, South Africa, from 5 to 7 December 2010 under the motto “Giving a Voice to Youth”.

The event, which is being organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), in partnership with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), will bring together representatives from the world of sport, academics, NGOs, governments and intergovernmental organisations. Members of the media are invited to attend all sessions as well as an Opening Press Conference with the IOC President, Jacques Rogge.

Among other things, a key topic of the conference will be the follow-up of the Culture and Education Programme of the first edition of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), which were held last month in Singapore. Young ambassadors and role models who attended the YOG in Singapore will take the floor and bring their contribution to the conference.

• Please click here for the programme and note that all times and topics may be subject to change.

• Please click here to request your media accreditation. If you have already registered for previous meetings, please connect to your profile with your e-mail address and tick the box for the 7th World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture. For journalists who have not yet registered, please follow the instructions.

• Regarding accommodation, rooms have been reserved at The Royal and The Hilton Durban Hotels. You will be able to make your booking as soon as you receive your accreditation confirmation.

• Please click here for more information on the venue.

Updated information on this conference will be available soon on


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