Lausanne, April 5, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will hold its 15th World Conference on Sport for All from 24 to 27 April in Lima, Peru. Jointly organised with the Peruvian Olympic Committee, the Conference will focus on the practical implementation of sport for all programmes and will give the opportunity to sports and government representatives, athletes, United Nations agencies, NGOs and academics from around the world to share their experience and expertise.
Some of the speakers scheduled to attend the Conference are: IOC President Jacques Rogge, IOC Sport for All Commission Chairman Sam Ramsamy, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace Wilfried Lemke, WHO representative Timothy Armstrong, IOC Member in Peru Iván Dibós, Mayor of Miraflores Jorge Muñoz, Peruvian Sports Institute President Francisco Boza and Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Moreno.
The themes of the plenary sessions are:
• Social benefits
• Sports facilities and public spaces
The Sport for All Conference is organised every second year and is a key event in the calendar of the Olympic Movement.
The Daniel Alcides Carrión Convention Center
Avenida 28 de Julio – 776 Miraflores
Lima 18, Peru
All sessions of the Conference will be open to the media. A media working room with wifi will also be made available at the Daniel Alcides Carrión Convention Center.
Media representatives wishing to cover the events should register here as soon as possible, and by Friday 12 April at the latest.
For journalists whose profiles have already been entered for previous meetings, please connect to your profile with your e-mail address and tick the box for the 15th IOC World Conference on Sport for All. For journalists who have not yet registered, please follow the instructions in the above link.
Should you need to organise accommodation, we can recommend the following hotels:
• Marriott Hotel 4*
• Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores 4*
• Ibis Larco Hotel 3* —- IOC