IOC and sport for development

OSEP presented during the UK Sport ICES webinar 8 session on Thursday 19 April 2012.  The webinar session had the question of "In what ways do the IOC and IPC influence sport for development work?"

The on line webinar was attended by 27 participants from countries like Trinidad & Tobago, Zambia, Brazil, South Africa, Kenya, Botswana, Tazania, UK and Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).

The presenters were:

Sainimili Talatoka, OSEP Regional Coordinator.         
Millie discussed the impact of the IOC in the Oceania region through the creation of a sport education framework and a new regional network.
Jennifer Wong, Commonwealth Games Canada intern.
Jennie provided insight into the two years she worked with Trinidad and Tobago Paralympic Committee, developing the organisation’s schools and community programme and supporting the organisation after its ratification to the IPC.
Clement Chileshe, OYDC Director
The OYDC is a multi sport centre that houses representatives from 12 Olympic associations and one non-Olympic association. Clement discussed the impact of the centre in Zambian community sport providing examples of how new partnership work has assisted community sport.
Panel Discussion:  What do sport for development agencies recommend the next steps for the IOC and IPC to be in the sport for development field?
Panelists:  Jennie Wong, Sainimili Talatoka, Clement Chilishe joined by Ken McKell (TTPC)

Picture shows the webinar look on a laptop screen.


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