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Last month, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) Sports Diplomacy Division hosted a virtual Sports Visitor Program (SVP) with participation from approximately 60 soccer coaches and sports administrators from ten countries including Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Burma, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Israel, and Nicaragua.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) Sports Diplomacy Division brought 12 adaptive martial arts coaches and administrators to the U.S. from Belgium for the Sports Visitor Program.
A delegation of 12 Kazakhstani boxers and trainers traveled to the United States to visit community boxing programs and the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
Through Taekwondo, karate, and boxing, 16 young female athletes, trainers, and coaches from Tajikistan also tackled heavy topics related to gender-based violence (GBV).
State Department and U.S. Embassy Brasilia focused its Sports Visitor program on people with disabilities.
Mobility International USA (MIUSA) collaborates with Armenians partners to conduct a two-way exchange program to expand opportunities for youth with disabilities to engage in sports.
The University of Montana conducted a two-way exchange between participants from the U.S. and China to share best practices, as well as receive training in project management and development.
Organized alongside the excitement of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil Sports Diplomacy hosted a Sports Visitor soccer program for coaches from Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen.
As part of Sports Diplomacy’s sport, disability, and inclusion initiatives, ECA worked with U.S. Embassy - Caracas to bring 14 adult deaf athletes to New York and Washington, D.C. for a two-week sport visitor program.
Sports Diplomacy sponsors soccer programs all over the world that help bring people from different cultures together on the field to share their love of the beautiful game.