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Starting the conversation: African Perspectives on the Paralympic Movement
October 17, 2020 @ 3:00-4:30 GMT
This panel aims to position Africa in relation to the global Paralympic Movement by drawing the lived experiences of administrators, coaches, team management and athletes in a conversation. The panelists will discuss their, experiences, role and involvement in the movement. The conversation will build on the following discussions topics:

Media representation of Para-athletes and the Para-sports events;
Classification processes and how they affect African countries;
Technological developments and the influence thereof on the games;
Experiences of athletes;
Where the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is headed in the next few years;
The long-term prospects for Africa’s involvement in the Paralympic Movement.
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