“ Have a good time sport, encourage, embrace, develop society »… And« problem, federate, speed up “… The tone is about. “ Paris 2024 a historic alternative, says Alain Rochon, president of APF France handicap, just one in a century, let's not let it go “. And to consider on this ” optimistic strain Which has transfigured cities like Barcelona, London, Sochi or Beijing…
Breathtaking Video games
Constructing on this momentum, the organizing committee (Cojo) needs to present itself the means to reach these Paralympic Video games organized for the first time in France from August 28 to September 9, 2024, with ” an exemplary requirement “, Which guarantees” breathtaking video games “. To do that, he selected a robust symbolic act: the identical emblem for the Olympic and Paralympic Video games, a primary in historical past (article in hyperlink under). On December three, an occasion introduced collectively all of the actors involved in Paris within the presence of many personalities together with Tony Estanguet (boss of the Cojo), Marie-Amélie Le Fur (president of the CPSF) and two ministers, Sophie Cluzel (handicap) and Roxana Maracineanu (sport). The chance for a really exact evaluation of commitments ” handicap ” from all angles…
On iconic websites
The occasions will probably be organized on essentially the most stunning websites of Better Paris, together with eight sports activities (out of 22) within the historic districts of the Capital, a “ iconic setting “Permitting, in line with Tony Estanguet, a” distinctive spotlight »Of athletes. Para-riding on the Palace of Versailles, armchair fencing on the Grand Palais, desk tennis on the Champ de Mars or 5-a-side soccer beneath the Eiffel Tower. This group intends to cut back the transport time by 90% of the athletes (lower than 30 minutes between the Olympic village and their competitors website) for higher efficiency but additionally, as a result of Paris 2024 guarantees a robust environmental implication, for a discount in prices and carbon influence. Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, says she needs to work for a ” exemplary metropolis by way of accessibility in public locations, retailers and transport », Additionally regarding 100% of the lodging within the Olympic Village which is able to then be devoted to rental. This occasion is a “ laboratory for the town tomorrow “, Based on Tony Estanguet, and a” likelihood for common accessibility “, Based on Alain Rochon who’s delighted that this roadmap has been” co-built »With associations of individuals with disabilities.
A boon for accessibility?
For spectators, Paris 2024 is now learning all of the options to facilitate equal entry to on-line data, the acquisition of tickets, modes of transport, and many others. The organizing committee thus intends ” spotlight all of the improvements that make the distinction within the discipline of accessibility, with a purpose to provide everybody a easy, fluid and cozy gaming expertise “. IDF Mobilité guarantees many advances: 93% of buses and 13,000 accessible stops, in addition to 100% of Grand Paris specific stations, and 95% of stations in Ile-de-France. A examine can be requested for the accessibility of line 6, partly aerial. All websites will probably be served by public transport: buses, metros, RER, trams, gentle autos (vans, minibuses). Not less than certainly one of these modes of transport will probably be accessible to folks with disabilities. “ The final kilometer »Would be the topic of specific care: accessible pathway, environment friendly and common signage, particular technique of transport, and many others. The event of sports activities websites will enable a “ high quality participation for all »: Placement of wheelchair customers with good visibility, audio description, and many others. Paris 2024 needs to be the primary to be ISO commonplace licensed to ensure common accessibility for every type of occasion actions.
On December three, 2019, on the event of the Interdepartmental Committee on Incapacity, Edouard Philippe, amongst 22 measures to be declined in 2020 (article in hyperlink under), reaffirmed the launch of an enormous volunteer coaching plan, integrating coaching first assist, with a view to hiring three,000 disabled volunteers for worldwide sporting occasions and the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Video games. As well as, 100% of volunteers will probably be skilled in welcoming folks incapacity. The recruitment of disabled workers, long-term to create sustainable jobs, may also be inspired, by way of a social constitution adopted by the Cojo, whereas a module ” Inclusion and variety Will probably be supplied to all new staff. Paris 2024 additionally implements a accountable buying coverage, which calls on the protected (Esat) and tailored (EA) sectors.
Additionally it is all a piece upstream which is carried out to favor the entry to the sporting observe of individuals in state of affairs of handicap, stake carried by the ARS (Regional well being company) Ile-de-France which judges it “ main and precedence “. Tony Estanguet reminds that incapacity is once more the principle explanation for discrimination in France in 2019 and that it doesn’t spare sport. The remark is certainly bitter; 38% of licensees say they’ve encountered difficulties training in golf equipment, some because of a scarcity of appropriate observe, others due to the “ concern of incapacity »Or the lack of know-how on the out there affords. As such, a brand new model of the Handiguide, which lists the constructions in France (article in hyperlink under), has been on-line since December three, the MDPH pledging to relay these native affords. As well as, launched in March 2019, La Relève is a nationwide program to detect future Paralympic athletes which affords folks with disabilities motivated by sports activities competitors to check their abilities (article in hyperlink under). Six detection assessments came about throughout the nation between March and June 2019, during which 150 folks, together with 49 ladies, participated. Amongst them, 15 ” abilities Have already joined the groups of various federations. The Minister of Sports activities ensures that parasport will profit from a analysis program inside the Insep (Nationwide Institute of Sport, Experience and Efficiency) on excessive efficiency whereas the Nationwide Sport Company guarantees to develop a selected technique on this space.
A phenomenal heritage
After London 2012, 81% of Britons believed that the occasion had improved the notion of individuals with disabilities in society, whereas, says Duane Kale, vice-president of the Worldwide Paralympic Committee (IPC), '' would have discovered a job later. Tokyo 2020 would additionally act as a “ catalyst for decision-makers, transport firms, hoteliers “And would have” jostled the legal guidelines ” in Japan. Paris 2024 in flip intends to present itself the means to mark consciences, go away its mark, its ” heritage “, A powerful time period which he made his credo. Tony Estanguet attended the Rio 2016 Paralympic Video games for the primary time and mentioned, ” to have come out remodeled “, Particularly due to” tales that we maintain on to and persist with “; he claims, as such, to be ” absolutely mobilized “. ” We're going to must be superb in a short time, he concludes. Lower than 5 years “. ” With four billion viewers, France will probably be watched, ”Provides Alain Rochon. A standard problem to vary mentalities ” quicker, larger, stronger “?
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