Tuesday 19th to Friday 22nd June 2018
The University of the South Pacific

Calling on researchers and practitioners from around the world for the
inaugural Research Symposium on Sport and Sustainable Development in the
Pacific. Learn about the latest developments in research on the contribution
of sport to sustainable development across sport, physical activity and
physical education – including the findings of a new research project
featuring case studies of the economic and social impact of sport in Fiji and

The Research Symposium will feature keynote addresses from international
experts, round-table sessions on contemporary challenges in Sport for
Development and Peace, and concurrent sessions across the core themes of:

• The Contribution of Sport to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
• Sport and Public Policy
• Measuring the Impact of Sport on Society
• Leaving no one behind in Sport, Physical Activity and Physical Education

This is one of the official events celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The
University of the South Pacific and aims to ‘celebrate’ the contribution of
sport to sustainable development and ‘shape the future’ of the research
agenda underpinning sport, sustainable development and public policy
globally and specifically in Pacific Island Countries and Territories.

For more information and to register, please visit Research@USP



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