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Nine young athletes in a photo collage.
"Thank you for thinking of us … The whole family is thrilled and we cannot wait to start training."—this was the enthusiastic feedback of Sanja Šćekić, mother of eight-year-old years old Tara from Podgorica when they recently received a #YoungAthletesAtHome or #MladiSportistiDoma package!
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Cover page of the Global Youth Engagement Impact Report. Photos of youth engaging in Special Olympics around the world.
Special Olympics Global Youth Engagement seeks to create inclusion in schools and communities around the world through the empowerment of youth, families, teachers, and other supporters.
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Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Youth Leaders playing in a game of Unified basketball.
Global expansion of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools was announced as one of the top proposals in helping to solve one of the world’s most crucial social challenges
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A group of panelists in a group photo
Universal Health Advocates Commit to Ensure Children and Persons with Disabilities—The Mission Billion in Universal Health Coverage—Are Not Left Behind
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Two women and a man stand together with a branded background smiling at the camera.
Lucy Meyer, athlete and spokesperson for the Special Olympics-UNICEF USA Partnership, spoke about the incredible impact of Unified Sports during a panel discussion at the recent LA84 Youth Sports Summit.
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Two women, one girl and two men stand in front of a Special Olympics banner in a garden setting. The man is holding a red microphone.
Every day of the year, fathers support, encourage and comfort us both on and off the pitch. That’s why Special Olympics and UNICEF Bulgaria joined forces recently to celebrate and reflect on the special role that fathers play.
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A young girls in a yellow t-shirt holds a red football. Her eyes are closed and she is shouting in glee.
The Young Athletes programme in Moldova is going from strength to strength.
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Young woman shows a young girl how to properly wash her hands while other young girls look on.
This story originally appeared in the Global Handwashing Partnership website.
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The December 2017 meeting brought together UNICEF officials, Special Olympics Kosovo staff, teachers, families, coaches and children.
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