July 9 – Special adviser to the UN secretary general on sport welcomes IFAB decision to allow female players to wear safe headscarves… World’s largest natural gas producer to sponsor UEFA Champions League… Former England captain John Terry’s racism trial starts. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 29 – UN special adviser supports proposal to allow women to wear headscarves on the pitch… Congressional commission in Brazil partially approves controversial legislation covering the 2014 World Cup. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Sept. 28 – The UN’s special adviser on sport for peace and development tells INSIDER the World Cup can play a key role in advancing the dual causes with which he is charged… Wilfried Lemke also discusses the challenges facing Qatar in its 2022 tournament preparations. INSIDER’s Edward Hula reports.
The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Wilfried Lemke, has returned to South Africa for the last week of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. The five-day mission, starting in Cape Town, will primarily result in several visits to various grassroots projects supported by the United Nations, as well as