Dr. Marion Keim and Deputy Minister Gert Oosthuizen join the United Nations in Paris, in celebrating 70 years of the Declaration of Human Rights.
Dr. Marion Keim attends this year’s Human Rights Day (10 December 2018) which marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The United Nations considers The Declaration as a milestone document in the history of human rights, which provides the foundation for the respect, protection, and fulfillment of the human rights of all people at all times in all parts of the World. Dr. Keim was joined by Sport and Recreation South Africa’s Deputy Minister, Mr. Gert Oosthuizen at this auspicious event. In its recognition of the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all human beings without discrimination, the UDHR released a new vision of and a renewed commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights. The Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace believes in Human Rights, and advocates for Sport and Recreation endeavours to provide indivudals and communities with an increased awareness of their Human Rights through engagement with sport. Harnessing the power of sport, and using the principles found within sport, we are able to help individuals and communities learn about discipline, autonomy and endurance in more holistic ways that effect positive change in personal and family life. It is with this mindset that the Executive team at the Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace, are continuing to adopt, in order to carry out objectives for projects in Sport Development, for lasting and effective results.
Read more about the 70 years of the Declaration of Human Rights here.