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Launch event – Paralympic inclusion Project: "En sus marcas, listos... Inclusión"

Date: 27 Apr 2017

Time: 6:45 PM

Location: Cali, Colombia

Location: Farallones Conference room, Intercontinental Hotel, Cali, Colombia.
Time: 18:45-21:00

“En sus marcas, listos…inclusión¨ is a regional project that will use the Paralympic sport as a tool to contribute to a more inclusive society for People with Disabilities. By the end of 2019, the Project will strengthen the National Paralympic structures and the skills of athletes from vulnerable communities of Colombia - who leads it, El Salvador, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Peru, with the mentoring of Brazil, who through their sports performance will break down barriers and inspire their societies a new way of perceiving this group, facilitating their social and economic inclusion.

The launch of the project  “En sus marcas, listos…inclusión¨ will be carried out in Cali, Colombia, on April 27. It will be attended by the Sports Ministers, the Presidents of the National Commissions for Persons with Disabilities and the Presidents of the National Paralympic Committees of the participant countries, as well as Paralympic athletes, Local and departmental authorities, sports coaches and promoters, foundations, the private sector, and other allies.

Program

  • Clara Luz Roldán, Director, Coldeportes Colombia
  • Sir. Philip Craven, President, International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
  • Sergio Diaz-Granados, Colombia Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
  • Sergio Londoño Zurek, Director, Presidencial Agency for International Cooperation of Colombia  (APC-Colombia)
  • Luis Herazo, Paralympic Athlete
  • Presentation of the Project  “En sus Marcas, Listos… Inclusión”
  • Salsa Performance
  • Cocktail

Organizers

Presidencial Agency for International Cooperation of Colombia, Coldeportes, Inter-American Development Bank, International Paralympic Committee, and Agitos Foundation.

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