Bin Zayed Supports Unified Heroes Schools program

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces provided $ 25 million in support of the Unified Heroes Schools program with the integration to the Special Olympics champions into schools.

Unified Heroes Schools program

It is one of the major initiatives aimed at

– Achieving integration in the field of education with the participation of young people with intellectual disabilities with their colleagues in Schools.

– Global expansion in six other countries:

  1. Egypt
  2. Argentina
  3. India
  4. Pakistan
  5. Romania
  6. Rwanda

International Special Olympics champions

The Special Olympics International announced the next stage of the global expansion of the “Unified Heroes Schools” program … confirming the success achieved by the program for more than 10 years in the United States of America and its global resonance in more than 50 countries around the world.

The Special Olympics International inclusion in the school and providing a more supportive environment for students of interest alongside their other fellow students and helping them demonstrate their capabilities.

Unified Heroes Schools Special Olympics

Dr. Timothy Shriver, President of Special Olympics, said:

The Special Olympics movement contribution in promoting sympathy, courage and humanity in the world towards these groups.

Achieve a more joyful and fair future in this world that has become more volatile and sophisticated than ever before.

Putting hopes in our young leaders who are able to overcome the barriers of fear and division to become symbols of hope and models for spreading the spirit of unity.

He expressed thanks and appreciation for the exceptional support that His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan provided to the athletes and their partners in the Solidarity Champions Program in Schools.

He said there is no doubt that his wise vision and unlimited support play a pivotal role in empowering young people all over the world and highlighting their capabilities and skills so that they can serve as role models for eliminating the barriers that separate people that resulted from injustice and intolerance and work to end discrimination against people from People with mental challenges and build solid societies and cultures in which everyone is valued and respected.

The category of young people with mental challenges is among the most vulnerable to deprivation and distance from education systems in the world.

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