DECLARATION OF THE IOC SPORT FOR ALL COMMISSION
Lausanne, 17 October 2001 - The Sport for All Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today made the following declaration:
“Sport for All is a movement aimed at realising the Olympic ideal and transcends racial and class differences. It is a movement which seeks to pursue the preservation of health, fitness and well-being and endeavours to place sport at the service of humanity.
To this end, the Sport for All movement and activities encompass and embrace the facilitation of peace, unity and reconciliation.
Thus, in light of the recent tragic events and on-going conflicts around the world, the IOC Sport for All Commission is resolved to encourage the whole Olympic Movement to endorse and support the promotion of sport and a culture of peace.”