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GA President Appeals for 'Olympic Truce' Ahead of Sochi Games

The GA agreed to “cooperate with the IOC & the International Paralympic Committee in their efforts to use sport as a tool to promote peace, dialogue & reconciliation in areas of conflict during & beyond” the holding of the Games.

Blog Report: TRANSFORMING OLYMPICS INTO MORE CONCRETE EVENT FOR PEACE? By Ambassador Mo
Opportunity for even greater symbiotic relationship between Olympic movement & United Nations –  UN noted even greater potential of both regular London Olympics & the London Paralympics. On other opportunity, there has been little success in securing the “Olympic Truce,”  a tradition from ancient games but one not observed by modern leaders during serial wars & internal conflicts.
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