dubai [UAE], June 25 (ANI/WAM): The UAE will participate in the 3rd International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes Forum in Icheon, South Korea, hosted by the Korean Paralympic Committee (KPC). South Korea will be held from June 25-27, 2023. United Arab Emirates Paralympic Committee Chairman and International Paralympic Member Mohammad Fadil Al Hamli and Asian Paralympic Committee Chairman Majid al-Usaimi will represent the UAE at the event.
The three-day event will bring together representatives from across the Paralympic Movement to present and discuss topics relevant to the athlete community, including the recently released IPC Strategic Plan for the 2023-2026 cycle, the new IPC Charter and its impact on the athlete community . Athletes represent. The Forum is expected to be attended by over 100 delegates, and to ensure broad representation and promote diversity, the IPC has implemented a Solidarity Program to support athlete representatives from 32 eligible NPCs at the 2023 IPC Athlete Forum.
The Forum will focus on key topics affecting all athletes such as the Paralympic Games, classification, anti-doping, athlete wellbeing and the advancement of the Paralympic Movement. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the last live IPC Athlete Forum was held in November 2019 at the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Training Center in Colorado Springs. Previously, the first forum was held in Duisburg, Germany in 2017.
Organizers say the IPC Athlete Forum is a great learning opportunity to share best practice with athletes from the Paralympic Movement. (ANI/WAM)
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