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Special Olympics Montenegro’s innovative Unified Club Naša škola Ekonomska was awarded the Champion of Solidarity Award by the Municipality of Nikšić on 8 March 2021.
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"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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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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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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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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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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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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The Young Athletes programme in Moldova is going from strength to strength.
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This story originally appeared in the Global Handwashing Partnership website.
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UNICEF and Special Olympics have been working together since 2007 to protect and uphold the rights of children with disabilities, as well as change perceptions and challenge negative attitudes. At a recent Special Olympics Leadership Academy in Baku, Azerbaijan, UNICEF representative Edward Carwardine was invited to speak about the global partnership, which has been renewed for a further five years.
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