Unicef and sport

We believe that sport has the power to change children’s lives. We’re working to ensure that every child has the right to play.

Sport and play are a crucial part of every child’s life. By taking part in sport, children learn to develop self-confidence, motivate themselves and lead active lifestyles. It’s therefore crucial that sport is safe for children and Team Unicef is committed to making sport safer for all children around the world through our International Safeguards for Children in Sport.

Our incredible sporting partners and ambassadors use the power of sport as a tool to shine a spotlight on children’s rights and to help raise valuable funds for our work with children.

Check out our impressive line-up of sports ambassadors and partners who helped us make 2015 another great year for Unicef and sport, supporting our work to keep children safe.

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Team Unicef is a community of fans, players and organisations who love sport and want to make a lasting difference to the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.

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