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2017 - 20:07
A press conference summing up the results of the Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI) was held today in Kazan.
2017 - 17:07
UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, Nada Al-Nashif, and FIFA Secretary-General, Fatma Samoura, met on 14 July 2017 on the occasion of UNESCO’s 6th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials responsible for physical education and sport (MINEPS VI), in Kazan, Russian Federation.
2017 - 18:07
The Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI) is underway in Kazan. Delegates from more than 100 member states of UNESCO, as well representatives of international sports organisations are attending the event. Among them is Aya Medany, who represents the Peace and Sport organisation.
2017 - 13:07
The first day of the Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI) wrapped up today in Kazan. Participants of the conference – up to 700 representatives from more than 100 member states of UNESCO – discussed issues of sport’s sustainable development and inclusive access to sport.
2017 - 13:07
The official opening of the Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI) took place today in Kazan. Around 700 delegates from more than 100 member states of UNESCO, as well as representatives of international sports organisations are attending the conference.
2017 - 12:07

On July 13-15, the Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI) will be held in Kazan. About 630 delegates, including heads and representatives of sports-related executive authorities from 117 member states of UNESCO, as well as other international bodies and major sports organisations are expected to come together for the event. The Korston Hotel serves as the official venue for the MINEPS VI conference.

2017 - 10:01
From 30 January to 2 February, 2017, Kazan will be hosting the meeting of the MINEPS VI Programme Committee. The participants will include members of the UNESCO, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS), the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE), The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA), the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport of the Republic of Tatarstan, and the Directorate for Sport and Social Projects.
2017 - 10:01
On January 18, at the World Economic Forum in Davos (SUI), Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation, Pavel Kolobkov, and UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, signed a hosting agreement for the Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI) due to be held on July 5-7, 2017 in Kazan under the auspices of UNESCO.
2016 - 18:02
In 2017, Kazan is about to play host to the 6th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI). This was announced today in a letter from UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova to the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation. The decision was made after UNESCO representatives had visited Kazan in December 2015 to inspect the city’s potential to host the upcoming conference.