The Presidency answers your questions - Sport for development and peace

The Presidency answers your questions - Sport for development and peace

Focus — Tuesday, April 10, 2018

This month, for this session of “The Presidency answers your questions”, we invited you to ask anything you wish about sport for development and peace. The President of Senegal has stated: “Sport is a catalyst for collective development and individual blossoming, and one of the key pillars of the Emerging Senegal Plan”. It is within this setting and to celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace that took place on 6 April that the Presidency of the Republic offered a question and answer session on this topic.

A very large number of you submitted questions and we want to thank you. Below are the main questions that were addressed to us and the responses we provided.

Major sporting competitions: hosting and participation  

You asked when Senegal would organise the CAN and whether everything possible had been done for the Lions to enjoy good conditions for the 2018 World Cup: 

Engaging in sport in schools

You asked us about the need to engage in a sporting activity in schools:  

Finding employment in the field of sport

You requested further details on how university graduates with training in management and administration of physical and sporting activities can find work in this fields:

Sport as a tool for peace and development

You also asked about the role of sport as a catalyst for inclusive development and sustainable peace: 

The issue of wrestling

You also asked us about participation in wrestling with strike:

Sporting infrastructures

Lastly, you asked us about the sporting infrastructures at the national level: