Paralympic Sports Camp of Korea Paralympic Committee for the Athletes of Developing Countries

Republic of Korea
Korea Paralympic Committee
Key objectives of the measure:

Paralympic Sports Camp of Korea Paralympic Committee (KPC) for Developing Countries

▪The project is to invite the disabled youths of developing countries and give them the opportunity to participate in physical training with Korean athletes to the end of developing Paralympics.  

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The project includes sports academy, Korean culture experience, and friendship programs. In 2017, 40 athletes from 10 countries, including Nepal, Sri Lanka and Ecuador, joined the project of KPC. 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

▪ Under the slogan, “Now Dream, Tomorrow Paralympians,” the project sought to enhance the physical abilities of the disabled youths from developing countries and promote international sports exchanges for the disabled in 2015. It is expected to contribute to raising the global profile and competitiveness of Korean Paralympic sports.   

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

152,193 dollar (as of 2016)

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)