Veneto has prepared a study on accessibility and inclusiveness in view of the Milan-Cortina 2026 Olympics. This was announced today by the President of the Region, Luca Zaia, announcing the establishment of a working group made up of qualified technicians and support officials , which will have the task, together with a specialized company, of developing and analyzing universal accessibility and inclusion in the Veneto cities that will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
“Veneto – adds Zaia – responded extremely quickly, setting to work to define strategies and guidelines that can be taken as a model. Sport teaches us to team up, committing ourselves to a common goal: in this case the goal is allow everyone to enjoy a unique event in the world, in equal measure”.
The study, starting from the main sporting events that will be held in Cortina in the 2022/2023 season (Ski World Cup, parasnowboarding), will have to define the guidelines and implementation criteria representing the best practices applicable in the context of the 2026 Olympics, aimed at promote inclusiveness with respect to participation in events and everyday life, with particular reference to the issue of accessibility, so that all participants are guaranteed the possibility of using the same services and opportunities, eliminating any obstacles.
The Region will collaborate with the Milano Cortina 2020-2026 Foundation, with the Cortina Foundation, with the Municipality of Cortina d’Ampezzo, with the Milano Cortina 2020-2026 Infrastructure company and its Commissioner Structure. (HANDLE).
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