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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics also works to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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    Special Olympics has more than 20 accredited programs in Africa addressing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities in the areas of sports, health and education. Special Olympics is also working to address the correlation between disability and poverty, a key issue for the continent.

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Events in Africa

  • Aug 17 - Aug 19
    Special Olympics Kenya Coaches Training
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    Thu Aug 17 - Sat Aug 19, 2017
     
    location
    Meru County
    Upper Eastern
    Kenya

    Special Olympics Kenya Coaches Training

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    Thu Aug 17 - Sat Aug 19, 2017
     

    Special Olympics Kenya will hold Coaches Training for 32 coaches in the Maua Basin Hotel in Meru County, Upper Eastern, Kenya.

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    Venue(s)
    location
    Maua Basin Hotel
    Meru County, Upper Eastern
    Kenya
    Tigania West
  • Sep 11 - Sep 14
    Africa Leadership Academy
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    Mon Sep 11 - Thu Sep 14, 2017
     
    location
    Lusaka
    Zambia

    Africa Leadership Academy

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    Mon Sep 11 - Thu Sep 14, 2017
     

    The Academy offers participants a great opportunity to think about their role. It provides leader in the Special Olympics Movement with tools for performance improvement.

    Venue(s)
    location
    Olympic Youth Development Centre
    Plot 33847
    Lusaka
    Zambia
    Corner New Kasangula Road and Great North Road
  • Feb 26 - Mar 02
    Africa Leadership Conference
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    Mon Feb 26 - Fri Mar 02, 2018
     
    location
    Johannesburg
    Gauteng
    South Africa

    Africa Leadership Conference

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    Mon Feb 26 - Fri Mar 02, 2018
     

    Program leaders, national directors, board chairpersons and Regional Athlete Input Council members will gather for the annual Africa Leadership Conference. The leadership conference agenda includes some important sessions such as the Special Olympics Connect, the 50th Anniversary celebrations, Fundraising, and many more. The Africa Region Leadership Conference has been held every year since 2014, and delegates are looking forward to this enriching event!

    Contact information

    • Charles Nyambe
      President and Managing Director, Special Olympics Africa Region
    Venue(s)
    location
    Birchwood Hotel and Conferencing Centre
    14 View Point Rd, Bartlett AH, Boksburg, 1456
    Johannesburg, Gauteng
    South Africa
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  • Mar 14 - Mar 21
    2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games
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    Thu Mar 14 - Thu Mar 21, 2019
     
    location
    Zayed Sports City
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

    2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games

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    Thu Mar 14 - Thu Mar 21, 2019
     

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will be the host of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The Games will be held 14 to 21 March in 2019. The Games will span seven days of competition. About 7,000 athletes from more than 170 countries are invited to attend. The Games will feature competition in 24 sports.


    Venue(s)
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    Opening Ceremony

    Zayed Sports City Stadium
    Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
    Zayed Sports City Stadium, is an iconic multi-purpose stadium located in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is the largest stadium in the UAE with more than 43,000 seats.

Special Olympics Africa Contact Info

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Special Olympics Africa
Unit 300 Ground Floor, Process House
Epsom Downs Office Park
13 Sloane Street
Bryanston, 2152
Johannesburg South Africa

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+264 812402520