26 December 2012

Angola: General Assembly and Paralympic Games Mark Africa

Luanda — The holding of the general assembly in May and the participation in the London Paralympics games in September with the 42 countries are the highlights of the 2012 of the African Paralympics Committee (APC), led by the Angolan Leonel da Rocha Pinto.

Elected in 2010 to replace the Egyptian Nabil Salem, it was held in Angola a meeting of the organ that gathered 45 countries, in a forum that counted on the participation of the counsellor of the UN general secretary for development, sports and peace, Wilfred Lemke.

During the meeting, it was approved the policies to provide a greater working dynamic, such as the change of the statutes, improvement of communication, approximation with the local governments, which has already resulted in the games of Namibia and London.

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