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(Re)building Post-pandemic Societies: Youth Using Sport to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism
April 6 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
A Side Event in the margins of the ECOSOC Youth Forum
The ECOSOC Youth Forum 2021 will be held in April to provide a global platform for dialogue between Member States and young leaders worldwide. In this context, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), together with the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), and the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS), are hosting a side event entitled (Re)building post-pandemic societies: youth using sport to prevent and counter violent extremism. Held on 6 April, this interactive discussion will serve to commemorate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and highlight the role of youth leadership and sport in preventing violent extremism and ensuring sustainable peace and development.