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The Thematic Working Group on Sport and Persons with Disabilities has not been activated. A Chair for the Group is yet to be identified. However, the draft strategic framework has been developed and is detailed in the “Sport and Persons with Disabilities” Action Plan. This document will be made available online after being adopted at the next SDP IWG Plenary Session.

The Working Group will focus on the following three Strategic Priority Areas:

  1. Independence and Sport Participation
  2. Using Sport to Empower Persons with Disabilities
  3. Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities within Sport

You may learn more about each of these topics by reading the SDP IWG Report “Harnessing the Power of Sport for Development and Peace: Recommendations to Governments”.

The SDP IWG Secretariat encourages Member States to come forward with proposals to chair the ’Sport and Persons with Disabilities’ Thematic Working Group.

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