United Nations supports the Paralympic Games

For the United Nations, the efforts of the Paralympics are of huge importance in promoting the inclusion and acceptance of diversity. 30 Aug 2012
A picture in a wheelchair celebrating a victory

Jon Pollock celebrates after a victory at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.

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“Paralympic athletes are real change makers and role models in the sense that they greatly contribute to changing stereotypes and the way we sometimes look at persons with disabilities as well as the way they look at themselves.”