20 Aug 2016

Displaced by war, conflict or persecution, numbers have reached a record high. Now, millions of men, women and children face an uncertain future.

Organised under the direction of the ITTF Development Programme, the International Table Tennis Federation has added its name to a recent petition produced by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

Voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement in another country is the aim.

Sport for All

In order to assist it is planned that coaching sessions will be staged in area of the world where the refugee crisis is the most acute.

Surely table tennis is the ideal sport, the sport for all; the sport everybody has played, the sport everybody can play.


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