Middle East/North Africa Region

Special Olympics' work has been expanding rapidly in the Middle East/North Africa Region -- including our Health and Family programs, Athlete Leadership and Unified Sports.
Stories from Middle East/North Africa
2018 Special Olympics Middle East North Africa (MENA) DAY 0 athletes walking onto the stage. A large projection screen is in the background showing the athltes in white and green jackets and black sweat pants. There is an art feature to the left of the screen that is part of the Abu Dhabi 2019 visual design, it resembles a tic tac toe board that is slightly bent or curved.
These will be the first Special Olympics World Games held in the Middle East/North Africa Region.
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Officials saw how initiatives like the Games can support efforts to protect the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities.
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Growing up, Mohamed Kheir Allah dealt with isolation and stigma. Find out what he has learned about himself by competing.
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