The theme of the 2014 APC GA was:
The Next Five Years: Fulfilling the APM2020 Vision
The event was officially opened by the UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.
Key presenters during this meeting were Mr. Xavier Gonzalez, IPC CEO , who delivered a presentation on “The Global Paralympic Movement: The Effect, Impact & Expectation on IPC Region” and Mr. Willie Lemke, Special Advisor at the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace , who presented a paper on the UN’s role in promoting sports for people with an impairment.
Other important topics covered during this meeting included: successes and issues related to sports and athletes, classification and doping-control, APC sports forums held during the Incheon 2014 Para Games and the viability of the HRD Specialist Programme.
On the second day of the 2014 APC GA, the members were asked to vote on the composition of the EB for the term 2014 -2018 and results were as follow:
In parallel to the GA, the APC hosted a gala dinner where athletes and prominent figures in the Asian Paralympic movement were rewarded for their achievements since the past GA.
Please also check the press releases related to this event in the news section of our website.
The APC is pleased to inform that the 2016 APC General Assembly will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, on 28 & 29 November 2016.
The APC Executive Board will meet prior to that on 25 & 26 November, and an Awards Gala dinner will take place on 28 November to recognise the achievements of Asian athletes and the contributions of individuals to the Asian Paralympic movement.
The official venue for the meetings and accommodation of delegates is the Millennium Hilton Bangkok Hotel. Rooms can be booked at a preferential rate until 28 September, via the link that has been sent by e-mail.
NPCs are kindly requested to take into account the following deadlines:
|Monday 22 August (23:59, UTC+4)||
|Sunday 28 August (23:59, UTC+4)||
|Thursday 22 September (23:59, UTC+4)||
|Wednesday 28 September (23:59, UTC+4)||
We are looking forward to seeing all of our members in Thailand!
We are happy to answer your questions at any time, please contact Ms. Claire Magras, directly.