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Press Release: Agreement To Boost Awareness Of Olympic Values


08 Apr 2014
April 8, 2014  Amman, Jordan: The Jordan Olympic Committee’s vision for sport to play a role in the lives of all Jordanians has been boosted by an agreement signed that will see thousands of young people enjoy the Olympic Values and Education Programme. The JOC will work closely with America-Mideast Educational and Training Services (Amideast) to educate youngsters from 42 schools on the values of sport through specially tailored workshops that will form part of the Youth Exchange and Study Programme between Jordan and the USA.

The first workshop will start on Thursday and last for four days in the Amideast headquarters, where participants will be provided with practical sessions and lectures on the Olympic Values under the supervision of Narin HajjTass, Knowledge, Training and Education Department Manager.

On signing the agreement, Lana Al Jaghbeer, JOC Secretary General, said: "This agreement will help us spread the importance of the Olympic Values in our everyday lives.”

Dana Shoqom, Amideast Regional Manager, added: “Amideast works on strengthening the mutual cooperation between America and the Middle East and North Africa Countries through providing programmes and services that improve educational opportunities and quality, strengthen local institutions, develop language and professional skills for success in the global economy and manage cultural and educational program exchange.”
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