Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2023. 2:47 pm CST.
Photo Credit: BOCGA
By Rubén Morales Iglesias : “On behalf of the Belize Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Federation, we are proud to join the global community in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace,” the Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association said in a statement posted on social media.
“This day provides us with an opportunity to recognize the transformative power of sports in promoting social development, fostering social inclusion, and contributing to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.”
The United Nations is observing the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2023 under the theme ‘Scoring for People and the Planet’.
BOCGA said it recognizes the importance sport plays in peoples’ lives.
“As an organization committed to promoting sports as a tool for positive social change, we recognize the role that sports play in building resilient communities, empowering individuals, and creating opportunities for personal and economic advancement. We remain committed to using sports to promote social development and peace in our communities and around the world,” BOCGA said.
“We invite everyone to join us in celebrating this important day and to continue to work together towards creating a more inclusive, equitable, and peaceful world through sports. Let us harness the power of sports to build a better future for all.”
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