More info disability
  • Sport in the UN Convention on Persons with a disability, a publication of the international disability in Sport working group in partnership with the United nations office of the Special advisor to the Secretary-general on Sport for development and peace, 2007 (pdf)
  • Handbook Fun Inclusive, Sports and games as means of rehabilitation, interaction and integration for children and young people with disabilities (pdf), summary of content (link)

Additional information regarding the benefits of 'sport for all' are clearly outlined in the following:

  • Magglingen Declaration (2003) (pdf)
  • Decalogue on Adapted Sport (2003);
  • UN World Programme of Action Concerning Disabled Persons (1982);
  • UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Persons with Disabilities (1993);
  • European Year of Persons with Disabilities (2003);
  • European Year of Education Through Sport (2004);
  • African Decade of Disabled Persons (2000-2009);
  • Ongoing work by the United Nations to adopt a Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Draft Article 24 'Participation in Cultural Life, Recreation, Leisure and Sport.'


For example the following organisations undertake activities in the international development through sport context: