What impact does the sports sector have on the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly in the Arab world and Africa? A panel discussion held during the economic meetings of the Arab World Institute (AWI) in June 2019.

Watch the panel discussion (in french)

Speakers :

– Sonia Ben Cheikh, Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and acting Minister of Health, Republic of Tunisia
– Emmanuelle Bonnet-Oulaldj, co-President of the French Fédération Sportive et Gymnique du Travail (Workers’ Sports and Gymnastics Federation, FSGT)
– Will Mbiakop, Senior Director, National Basketball Association (NBA Africa)
– Jean-Philippe Sionneau, Head of Communications, Le Coq Sportif
– Marie-Cécile Tardieu, Head of Regional Economic Affairs at the French Embassy in Morocco
– Moderator : Bertrand Walckenaer, Deputy CEO of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

The Arab World Institute is a French cultural institute dedicated to the Arab world. It is located in the heart of historic Paris, in the fifth arrondissement, in Place Mohammed-V, between the Quai Saint-Bernard and the Jussieu university campus, which is now Sorbonne University’s Pierre and Marie Curie campus. The building is a blend of Arab and Western culture and was designed by a group of architects.

To find out more about the Arab World Institute and its activities, visit https://www.imarabe.org