The International Olympic Academy (IOA) is a global organisation that promotes and preserves the ideals and principles of the Olympic Movement and enhances the contribution Olympism makes to humanity. On 18 May 2004, the IOA through a signed Declaration with Special Olympics, pledged its unanimous support and affinity for Special Olympics and its athletes who exemplify the values and ideals of the Olympic Truce – reconciliation, understanding, solidarity and peace.
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