ERIC Number: ED370901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
International Charter of Physical Education and Sport.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
The International Charter of Physical Education and Sport was adopted by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1978 and amended in 1991. The charter's purpose is to place the development of physical education and sport at the service of human progress. The charter's individual articles address the following concerns: (1) the fundamental right to physical education and sport; (2) physical education and sport as an essential element of lifelong education; (3) meeting individual and social needs; (4) the importance of qualified personnel; (5) adequate facilities and equipment; (6) research and evaluation; (7) protection of the ethical and moral values of physical education and sport; (8) promotion through information and documentation; (9) influence of mass media; (10) role of national institutions; and (11) international cooperation as a prerequisite for the universal and well-balanced promotion of physical education and sport. (JDD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).