UN's 46th Inter-Agency Games



The 46th edition of the Inter-Agency Games, an annual sports tournament organised by UNESCO for employees of all UN agencies, will took place in Portugal between April 30 and May 4, 2019. The Portuguese company Move Sports, the national leader in the sports tourism sector, won the international competition for the organisation of the event.


Event details

May 2019

Competition in 13 sporting disciplines: athletics, volleyball, badminton, basketball, football, tennis, pétanque, cricket, chess, darts, table tennis, swimming and golf

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Nº of Participants
Number of UN agencies involved: 50
Number of participants: 1500
Number of nationalities: 125
Number of hotel nights: 6380
Municipalities involved: Lisbon, Almada, Oeiras, Amadora and Torres Vedras
Number of hotels: 7 (Marriott Lisboa, Sana Metro, Holiday Inn Express Alfragide Hotel, Amazónia Lisboa, Amazónia Jamor, Tryp Caparica and Dolce Campo Real Golf)
Number of sporting facilities: 5 (Lisbon University Stadium, Inatel, Casal Vistoso Pavilion, Campo Real Golf, Bela Vista Park)

Participant's Nationality



Tennis is taken very seriously at the UN

Amateur football gets you thrills all the way

Precision is paramount when it comes to the swimming competition at UN’s 46th Inter-Agency

46th Inter-Agency Games’ golf competition was an 18-hole course hit from start to finish

All-Star UN basketball teams come to Lisbon for the 46th Inter-Agency Games

High-intensity table tennis is played in Lisbon

Portugal has everything it takes to play pétanque

Move Sports successfully organises thrilling UN's mega sports competition

Inter-Agency Games participants are unanimous: Lisbon offers great weather, great sports facilities

46th Inter-Agency Games officially inaugurated at Lisbon Greenhouse

A sunny day in Lisbon welcomed almost 1500 athletes from UN’s Inter-Agency Games

We say "Welcome" to UN's Inter-Agency Games

UN chooses Portugal for its Inter-Agency Games