The World Parkinson Congress in Barcelona was a huge success, and we would want to start by thanking and congratulating the team at the World Parkinson Coalition, especially Eli Pollard, for organising an incredible event filled with information, engagement, connections and fun!
Stanley Lezeni is a Programme Officer of Vision Changers Kenya for Hope Kwa Vijana Mtaani, our Dream Building Fund 2021 project in Nairobi. Lezeni oversees this initiative to transform juvenile offenders’ and reformed youth's behaviour to promote career possibilities, improve social development, and reduce stress through table tennis training.
The INTERACT+ project, a groundbreaking initiative co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union aimed at transforming the Sport Movement's approach to sport delivery, has taken a significant step forward with a Train the Trainers Workshop hosted by the ITTF Foundation in partnership with the European Flying Disc Federation.
The ITTF Foundation opened the registrations of the inaugural World Alzheimer’s Table Tennis Championships 2023 as a part of the World Table Tennis for Health festival. From 1-5 November 2023, Greece will host the World Alzheimer's Table Tennis Championships (WATTC), along with the World Parkinson’s Table Tennis Championships and World Table Tennis for Health Congress.
Our attention turns to the stories of three Afghan girls and young women, Ava*, 18 years, Negar*, 15 years, and Arezoo*, 13 years, who have sought refuge in Iran. These girls and young women, like many others who have endured years of discrimination due to a select few, continue to persevere while holding onto hope, not only for themselves but also for countless others facing similar challenges.