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Doping in Sport: UNESCO provides an international legal framework
Dossier in SHS Views 13
Doping in Sport: UNESCO provides an international legal frameworkOn 19 October 2005, the 33rd session of the UNESCO General Conference unanimously adopted the International Convention against Doping in Sport. While this was a landmark occasion for UNESCO as a practical demonstration of its important role in international standard-setting, it has significant implications for the future of sport. The Convention provides a legal framework within which all governments can take action to remove doping from sport and further the harmonization of anti-doping efforts worldwide. How was the Convention developed? What duties does it lay on States? And above all, why is the international community as a whole concerned with doping in sport? This dossier gives an overview.

Dossier compiled by Paul Marriott-Lloyd / Illustrations: Emmanuel Labard

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Author(s) Paul Marriott-Lloyd
Periodical Name SHS Views
Publication date 2006-06
Publisher UNESCO - Sector for Social and Human Sciences
Publication Location Paris, France
Number of pages 8 p.
Periodical Website http://portal.unesco.org/shs/en/ev.php-URL_ID=9798&URL;_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL;_SECTION=201.html





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