Special Olympics and the International Basketball Foundation (IBF) have signed a Proclamation in support of each other’s organizations to develop and improve the quality of basketball for Special Olympics athletes. IBF is the humanitarian, social, and educational arm of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and addresses the role of sports and particularly basketball in society. It preserves and promotes basketball’s values, and its cultural heritage. The IBF and Special Olympics International partnership was established on 16 June 2019 with the aim to promote basketball as a tool for social development and inclusion.
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