Conversations on sport's growing power and values on global sustainability and solidarity. United Nations and the Asahi Shimbun join forces to showcase expert and influential voices at "SDG ZONE at TOKYO". The last session looks into the future of what sport can bring to the next generation and how sport can help build a post-pandemic society.
Speakers are Abraham Majok Matet Guem, Olympic athlete (athletics); Roxana Maracineanu, Minister of Sport, France, and Olympian (swimming); Philipp Müller-Wirth, Executive Officer for Sport, Sector for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO; and Ryu Yamamoto, Mayor of Maebashi city, Gunma prefecture, Japan. Moderator is Melissa Fleming, UN Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications. SDG ZONE at TOKYO is organized by the United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC), United Nations Information Centre Tokyo (UNIC Tokyo), and the Asahi Shimbun Company as the first of the SDG Media Zone series organized fully by DGC's office at the country level.