Cyprus International seminar "sports and Education associated with Disability"

Limassol, Cyprus, December 8-12 2004 - In the frame of the European Union Action 5 program of "Youth" the European Social Forum of Cyprus in cooperation with the FIMITIC member association POAA (Pancyprian Organisation for Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons, Lefcosia) an International seminar was dealing with regional similarities and diversities and bridging opportunities, the challenge of the future generation in the European Union, Education in Sports and overcoming Disability towards Ability on December 8-12, 2004 in Limassol, Cyprus.

Participants from Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Poland, Russia and United Kingdom were present.A broad and useful exchange of experience took place and way forward was shown to improve the situation in the field, especially also the accessibility as pre-condition to assure full participation of people with disabilities.

FIMITIC was represented at the Cyprus seminar by Vassilis Dimitriadis, the Secretary General of its Greek member association NFMIP (National Federation of Mobility Impaired People), Athens.

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