(Event Calendar Explanation) The 4th Joint Consultation Meeting of UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games took place in Istanbul on 13-14 August 2018 with 80 representatives from 39 countries.
(Detail Page Explanation) The 4th Joint Consultation Meeting of UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games took place in Istanbul on 13-14 August 2018 with 80 representatives from 39 countries. Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, World Ethnosport Confederation President Bilal Erdoğan, UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games Coordinator Marcellin Dally, UNESCO Asia-Africa Conference President Khalil Ahmed Khan, Gambia Sports Minister Hadrammeh Sidibeh, Sri Lanka Minister of Sports Faiszer Mustapha, Kyrgyzstan Sports Minister Kanat Amankulov, Ivory Coast Sports Minister Paulin Danho, Serbian Sports Minister Vanja Udovicic and Qatar Culture and Sports Minister Salah Ghanem Al-Majeed and many other guests from other countries attended the meeting. First, the results of the 2nd and 3rd consultation meetings were discussed. This was followed by presentations on traditional games and sports, their social, cultural and economic impacts, and the role of women in these areas. Opinions were expressed about strategies and working methods in the field. A list of proposals for discussion with members was brought up for discussion and presented as a meeting statement.