2013 Special Olympics Gulf Youth Summit- For Youth By Youth!
Under the leadership of His Excellency Sheikh Deij, Special Olympics Bahrain Management Team, Special Olympics MENA support and Mattel Children Foundation Grant, the 2013 Special Olympics Gulf Youth Activation Summit is successfully achieved between the 21st and 24th of June 2013 at Manama/Bahrain. The summit agenda is pre-defined into 4 goals: Testing-Experiencing/ Training/Activating/ and Entertaining and Summit Logo: a puzzle of 6 colors connecting Special Olympics Gulf programs to each other.
During the summit, 2 short movies are projected to illustrate the crucial role youth have with our athletes: Window: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1KNqw8vo7s&feature=youtu.be and Hope: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agvEJh8Fo3U.
Active youth leaders like Abdullah El Medfaa, Wael El Shehab, Ali Selman, Mohammed Mdweb, Zuheir Mddweb shared their experiences and "know how" in conducting building community projects: like the r-word campaign (r-ack Campaign),the ideas bank to encourage creativity and youth leadership: http://idbank.blogspot.com.
Mohammed Al Mdwb is Head of Media Committee at SO Bahrain
See video Window” raises the idea when athletes are offered the opportunity and the support, they can achieve. Performed by: athlete leader Ahmed Shafii/youth leader Wael El Shehab. Producer: Marwa El Khuzaii