Global Youth Leadership Forum

Cafu is smiling and wearing a black polo, surrounded by athletes and representatives; all are cheering.
Special Olympics welcomed its latest Global Ambassador, legendary Brazilian footballer Cafu, to the movement during the Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Special Athletes, Unified Athletes, and coaches shake hands and give one another high-fives on the court. One team is wearing yellow and black uniforms and the other is wearing blue and white uniforms.
An overview of sports at the Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, featuring Special Olympics Board Members, Nadia Comaneci and Bart Conner and Global Ambassador, Vladimir Grbic.
Athlete and Special Olympics representative give one another a high-five as a media photographer takes their picture.
An introduction to the Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku covering the first day and Opening Ceremony.
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Cafu smiling wearing a black polo that reads, Special Olympics Global Athlete
Legendary Brazilian footballer Marcos Evangelista de Morais—known as Cafu—has today signed up as a Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
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(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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Special Olympics Chairman Dr Timothy Shriver (L) and the honorable Azad Rahimov, Minister of Youth and Sport of Azrbaijian together with Special Olympics athletes from Azerbaijan light the flame.
"We are here not because we haven’t made progress, but because we haven’t made enough."
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Seven Youth Leaders are seated on a panel at the Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku.
Young people with and without intellectual disabilities from 45 countries will join leaders at the Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Special Olympics Athlete standing at podium with representative behind her.
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics, the 2018 Global Youth Leadership Forum comes to Baku, Azerbaijan from 24 to 28 September.
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Bettina Lehmann will represent Special Olympics Germany at the upcoming Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan!
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More than 300 youth and adult leaders from approximately 30 countries will gather Sept. 24-28, 2018 for an inclusive leadership forum.
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