Tuesday , 25 June 2024

Memorandum of Understanding of Special Olympics Hellas with the Hellenic Foundation of Culture

The Hellenic Foundation of Culture announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Special Olympics Hellas, recognizing their multi-year work in the field of continuous support for people with intellectual disabilities and appreciating the importance, scope and quality of their actions.

With a common focus on strengthening the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities, supporting their families and raising awareness among the educational community, the Memorandum of Understanding aims, inter alia, to:

  1. Development of joint accession actions, definition of mixed sports or cultural action at the Hellenic Foundation of Culture.
  2. Strengthening volunteering with the participation of citizens of the Municipality of Psychikos-Philotheis in the joint events.
  3. Organisation of joint acceptance and coexistence events.
  4. Disposal of facilities of the Hellenic Foundation of Culture for joint events, hosting seminars, exhibitions, student accession activities.
  5. Develop programs and find sponsorships to support them.
  6. Cooperation at scientific and cultural level, e.g. research work on volunteering, disability and education.
  7. Design of joint programmes at international level with the involvement of international organisations.
  8. Definition of annual thematic priorities, such as education and social inclusion.

With the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation, the Hellenic Foundation of Culture is certified as a Valuable Partner of Special Olympics in the framework of the Educational Program "We Play Together. We learn together."

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