Preamble: In keeping with the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Olympic Movement Agenda 21 Objective, “to encourage members of the movement to play an active part in sustainable development while developing and implementing their programmes and action plans”, the SVG National Olympic Committee accepted the IOC’s commitment to pursuance of a part to economic development and to protect Earth’s environment and non- renewable resources.
Sport and the Environment
Kingstown, April 22 2010.
On April 22, we celebrate the 40th Anniversary Earth Day. In Rio de Janeiro in 1992, at the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), most of the world’s nations adopted Agenda 21 as a global action plan to protect the Earth’s environment and non-renewable resources.
This Agenda 21 was adopted by the International Olympic Committee in June 1999, and was subsequently endorsed by the entire Olympic Movement.
The Arnos Vale Sports Complex is now the leading sports venue in the Caribbean in terms of its commitment to the International Olympic Movement’s initiatives on sport and the environment.
On Tuesday 12 January 2010 the National Olympic Committee (NOC) and the National Sports Council (NSC) continued their collaboration in the broader national sports development process with the mounting of two billboards at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex highlighting sport and the environment.
The National Olympic Academy, the educational arm of the National Olympic Committee, consistent with the mandate of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has embarked on a Sport and the Environment programme. One of the activities of the programme is the beautification of selected playing fields across the country, beginning with the scenic Arnos Vale Sports […]
The Sport and Environment Commission of the National Olympic Academy, the educational arm of the National Olympic Committee, today planted four trees at the Arnos Vale Playing Field in tandem with the National Sports Council. General Secretary of the NOC, Keith Joseph and Chairman of the Sport and Environment Commission, Benedict Charles, were joined […]
[by Brian lewis, General Secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee]
In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface,
we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future.
When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers…
we are ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations.
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn
“Dishonest and Shameless, them people too disgusting” those were the words used by a teenager to express his views on politics and politicians in T&T. I happened to over hear the tail end of a discussion about something the group had seen on television.
The National Olympic Academy, the Educational arm of the National Olympic Committee, has embarked on a new initiative, Sport & the Environment. The initiative begins with a Sport & the Environment Awareness Campaign which has received the support of Olympic Solidarity.
The Project objective: To systematically build awareness of Sport and the Environment issues throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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St Vincent & the Grenadines
The National Olympic Committee has mandated the Olympic Academy to plan programmes and activities with the primary objective of building awareness of sport and the environment as critical to the sustainable development of our homeland.