Sports Diplomacy

  1. Cultural Diplomacy
  2. Sports Diplomacy


Sports Diplomacy has emerged as an integral part of efforts to build ever-strengthening relations between the United States and other nations. Sports diplomacy uses the universal passion for sports as a way to transcend linguistic and sociocultural differences and bring people together. Participation in sports teaches leadership, teamwork, and communication skills that help young people succeed in all areas of their lives. The Embassy’s sports diplomacy programs in recent years have focused on basketball and soccer clinics for youth from marginalized communities. Learn more here: