Asia Pacific

Speed Skater in all black with a yellow helmet preparing to skate.
On 1 February 2020, 300 remarkable athletes from 20 different countries gathered in Åre and Östersund for the Special Olympics Sweden Invitational Games.
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Jasmine stands on the stage with a microphone in her hand.
Inclusion brings out the best in everyone by allowing us to accept people for who they are.
Ken Meilvin smiling and holding a torch.
For us, 2019 has been about bringing people with and without intellectual disabilities together. As we look to 2020, help us continue our work towards building an inclusive world.
Group of four men and 1 women stand together for a photo.
Close to 140 delegates from 7 countries took part in the Special Olympics Southeast Asia Unified 5-a-side Football Tournament held in Singapore, on 7 and 8 December 2019.
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Woman standing in from of a group of people giving a presentation and holding a Special Olympics football.
I have been a volunteer with Special Olympics for more than two years now. As a youth leader, I work closely with the athletes of Special Olympics to advocate for a more inclusive society in India and around the world. The life lessons I’ve learned in the course of this journey have been invaluable.
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Shrey Kadian puts his fist in the air while in the middle of a crowd.
I did not speak until I was 7. According to my parents, I spoke only a few words when I was a toddler; but after that, I just stopped talking.
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Ben Haack speaks with a microphone.
My life has come full circle. So many of the challenges I used to have, I have overcome.
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Haseeb Abbasi
Give us the confidence to not just survive but thrive in life.
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Brina Kei Maxino - We Matter, Too
As a unified generation, let us stand together and declare that all people matter.
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Haseeb Abbasi
Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger from Special Olympics Pakistan