Europe/Eurasia Region

Special Olympics in Europe and Eurasia encompasses a diverse range of cultures, languages and customs. From Iceland to Israel, from Portugal to Siberia, Russia, Special Olympics athletes and supporters are dedicated to promoting respect, inclusion and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
Stories from Europe/Eurasia
(L-R): Ben Haack, Lucy Meyer and Ian Harper: Athlete leaders will make up a key part of the Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Forum. They function as spokespersons between the Special Olympic athletes and the outside world.
During the Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku an important role will be played by the athlete leaders of the movement.
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Approximately 120 young people with and without intellectual disabilities from 45 countries will join leaders at the Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan starting today.
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Two young men, Jeroen Cauven and Jamel El Aouni sit across from one another at a table discussing dating tips at the First Aid for Dating station that was additionally offered at the Healthy Athletes venue during the Special Olympics Netherlands National Games. A young female listens in and three individuals sit int he background having a separate conversation.
During the Special Olympics (SO) Netherlands National Games, athletes had the opportunity to learn more about sexual health and dating.
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