The right reasons to fund Sport for Development and Peace Initiatives (SDP).
Reason 5: the necessary recourse to the private sector.
Why and how to raise funds for “Sport for Development and Peace” initiatives? I
understood the strategy when I worked on the funding processes for each of the
Sustainable Development Goals.
Today, let's take an example that has nothing to do with the sport of youth: the
protection of the forest. Let's leave aside why protect the forest, as it seems obvious
to us. Even if some heads of states of great powers consider that global warming is
a detail. Let's try to understand how to raise funds to achieve the goal of sustainable
development 15. Let's recall seven arguments (3 on today and the 4 on tomorrow).
- Each year, the World Bank raises US $ 10.3 billion to support climate change actions.
- An additional 28% is scheduled to mature in 2020 for $ 29 billion.
- Since 2011, the World Bank Group has raised $ 52 billion to fund 900 projects.
Follow the example of funding sports initiatives for development and peace: