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The best is the one who tries

The best is the one who tries, so all the participants of the Special Olympic Games-2018 are champions, said Mayor of la Seu d’Urgell, Albert Batalla

The mayor of la Seu d’Urgell, Albert Batalla, told all-andorra.com about the organization of the Special Olympics-2018, which ended today, October 7, 2018, in this Spanish city:

“About 1,500 …

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In sports, as in life, there are no restrictions when you believe in yourself, thinks Albert Llovera, the only professional motor racing pilot-winner in the world with a disability

Albert Llovera was born in Andorra in 1966. He grew up in the world of skiing and was competing in the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, aged 17. In 1985 he returned to Sarajevo to take part in the European Ski Cup, during which he, unfortunately, crashed going 100 km/h on the downhill track, …

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Andorra approved a draft law on the protection of the rights of people with disabilities, which will also provide assistance to victims of racism or discrimination and minors

The Andorran Ministerial Council approved a draft law on the protection of the rights of people with disabilities, which will also provide assistance to victims of racism or discrimination and minors. A proposal was made by the Minister of Justice, Social and Internal Affairs of Andorra Xavier Espot.

The issue of the protection of the rights …

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Andorra la Vella and La Seu d’Urgell (Spain) host the 2018 Olympic Games for adults and children with intellectual disabilities

photo: La Seu D’Urgell City Hall

Andorra la Vella and the border town of La Seu d’Urgell (Spain) will host the 2018 Olympic Games for adults and children with intellectual disabilities. Earlier in an interview to all-andorra.com Mayor of La Seu d’Urgell Albert Batalla said “two cities had all the necessary infrastructure and were ready …

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Andorra Telecom became the first company of Andorra joined the state program of the principality for hiring people with dissabilities

Andorra Telecom became the first company of Andorra joined the state program of the principality for hiring people with dissabilities. People with disabilities will work in the departments of public relations and advertising. The agreement on the employment of disabled people in the company was signed by the Minister of Justice, Social and Internal Affairs Xavier …

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The Government approved a budget for financing of cultural and educational activities for children aged 3 to 12 years with physical and mental dissabilities

The Council of Ministers of Andorra approved a budget for the project “Integra”, aimed at financing of cultural and educational activities for children aged 3 to 12 years with physical and mental disabilities.

This year the Government plans to spend about 44000 euro. The money will be spent on leisure activities.

The budget was calculated based on …

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Andorran government and ABA signed a cooperation agreement to optimize the process of payment of social benefits and subsidies to certain categories of persons and families

The Ministry of Justice, social and internal affairs and the Association of Andorran Banks (ABA) signed a cooperation agreement to optimize the process of payment of social benefits and subsidies to certain categories of persons and families (unemployed, people with disabilities and the elderly).

Optimization is to simplify the submission of the application procedure on the …

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Disability: Andorra handicap associations. Hi Arribarem Association

Disability: Andorra handicapped associations. Hi Arribarem Association

President of the Hi Arribarem Association Didie Rusterucci tells all-andorra.com about the history of the Hi Arribarem association and the plans for the future:

“Our Association was established in early 2013 by members of the Rotary club (Andorra). The office opened in March 2013.

The origin of the Association comes from France, from a …

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