Sports and Prevention


Contribution of sport and sport-based interventions to substance use prevention- reviewing the evidence and promising practices

Organized by the UNODC Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration with the support of the Dominican Republic, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section 

Building on the UNODC Global Initiative on Youth Crime Prevention through Sport and the Line Up Live Up programme, the UNODC/WHO International Standards on Drug Use Prevention, and relevant research on sport’s contribution to healthy youth development, wellbeing, life skills and learning, the event aims to discuss the evidence on sport as a tool for substance use prevention and present promising practices.

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