Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA)

Conseil supérieur du sport en Afrique (CSSA)
El Majles el Ahla Liel Riadha Biifriqya

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History

Established July 1965, Brazzaville (Congo Brazzaville), as Comité permanent du sport africain (CPSA). Present title adopted 14 Dec 1966, Bamako (Mali). Since 3 July 1977 is a specialized agency of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). SCSA recognizes ANOCA and AASC, has close cooperation links with them in order to ensure coordination and admits within its Executive Committee representatives of the two bodies. Dissolved and all functions, assets and liabilities transferred to African Union (AU), July 2013.

Aims

Seek for and implement all measures and all means likely to foster development of sports in Africa as regards structures and sporting events; persuade Governments of African countries to undertake to protect and promote physical education and sports in and out of school; ensure the propagation and respect for the Olympic ideal across the continent and coordinate the action of African National Olympic Committees; foster through all means sports development in Africa so that she may be worthily represented in world sports competitions especially the Olympic Games; orientate and make sports in Africa serve African unity by consolidating mutual understanding and friendship among those who practise it and its officials; combat all forms of racial, religious or political discrimination in sports towards a country or an individual; study all questions bearing on the world sports movement and adopt a common stand regarding the position and participation of African countries; foster the action of African Sports Confederations and bring about the setting of those that do not yet exist; organize the All-Africa Games and ensure their continuity; foster the setting up of Sports Development Zones in Africa so as to regionalize continental competitions and guide, coordinate and back up their activities.

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Activities

Training/education/sporting events.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, English, French, Portuguese.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 24 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 53 countries
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Subjects *

  • Recreation
    • Sport

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

E3304

Last News Received

2008
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