A 60-member delegation from Special Olympics programs attended a meeting of delegation managers ahead of the 2023 World Special Olympics Summer Games, which will be hosted in Berlin.
The UAE Embassy in Berlin hosted a “Sports Diplomacy” event to reaffirm the UAE’s commitment to promoting and integrating strong people in the field of sport and highlighting the achievements of the Special Olympics World Games held in Abu Dhabi in 2019. Training of participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Abdullah Ali Al Hamli, Head of the Political Department at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Berlin, addressed the representatives of the participating countries and organizations, during which he praised the joint work between organizations and international organizations to host the World Games in Berlin 2023. Games are successful.
He also highlighted the impact of Special Olympics on the recent World Games held in the United Arab Emirates and highlighted the importance of strengthening cooperation between the Emirates and Germany in the sporting field ahead of the UAE’s participation in the Berlin World Games 2023.
In turn, Amr Badawi, Head of Sports and Training Department at Special Olympics UAE, spoke about the most important results of Special Olympics for the World Games “Abu Dhabi 2019” and the importance of sport at national and regional levels. and internationally.
Representatives of participating international organizations were honored at the event, in the presence of Special Olympics Berlin 2023 Director Kathryn Koenen. Representatives of the Sargent Shriver Global Messenger Program and the International Special Olympics Authority were also present.
Source: Al Ittihad