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African National Olympic Council Association

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The International Olympic Committee and its African organization, ANOCA, the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa recognize the turbulence in many of the African countries served by UNHCR and want to be of assistance to the youth that fall within our mandate. ANOCA is an umbrella group of 53 African Olympic Committees. Through this partnership UNHCR, the IOC & ANOCA are providing meaningful opportunities to engage youth through sport programming including:

  • Training of coaches / physical education teachers / childcare workers/ recreational peer leaders
  • Provision of adequate sport equipment and sporting attire
  • Rehabilitation / construction of sporting fields / pitches / courts
  • Establishment of safe, regular and various sporting / recreation activities
  • Establishment of leagues / tournaments / competitions / celebration days