The fifth edition of the World Conference of Sport Ministers (MINEPS) will be held in Berlin from 28 to 30 May 2013. The conference is jointly organized by the Federal Ministry of the Interior and UNESCO, with the support of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education.
To open the conference, a keynote address from the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, will be delivered by Mr. Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace.
MINEPS V sets the stage for discussing and formulating policy solutions as a crucial step towards addressing and overcoming main challenges in physical education and sport today. The conference will gather sports ministers from the majority of UNESCO’s 195 Member States.
Three main topics will be addressed at the conference:
- Access to sport as a fundamental right for all (Commission I)
- Promoting investment in sport and physical education programmes (Commission II)
- Preserving the integrity of sport (Commission III).