Global Development Summit

Panel#2: Participation in Sport

This panel focuses on the transformative power of sport and the important role sport plays in achieving the Millennium Development Goals and empowering marginalized populations throughout the world. How can sport be harnessed by development aid agencies and other groups to promote tolerance and understanding in the wider community? The panelists focus on tangible actions that can be taken by organizations and governments around the world to include people with intellectual disabilities as partners in development programs. NBA legend Yao Ming and Olympic Snowboarder Hannah Teter also propose how to make people with intellectual disabilities more visible in the global sports industry.

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