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The world of sport presents a natural partnership for the United Nations system. By its very nature sport is about participation. It is about inclusion and citizenship. Sport brings individuals and communities together, highlighting commonalties and bridging cultural or ethnic divides. This report analyses in detail the potential contribution that sport can make towards achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. It provides an overview of the growing role that sports activities are playing in many United Nations programmes and crystallizes the lessons learned.