The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced on Wednesday the launch of its pioneering Al Adaam Youth Council initiative.
The Al Adaam Youth Council is a representative structure of all young people in Qatar of all nationalities. It will be an active factor engaging in all sporting matters and decision making related to QOC strategies.
This new entity will occupy a central place in the processes of planning, hosting sporting events and strengthening the COQ’s social responsibility efforts.
The main objective of the Al Adaam Youth Council is to develop creative youth initiatives that will help the QOC to make decisions, to embed sports culture within the Qatari community, to reach local youth through a elite group of youth elements representing the QOC. The Al Adaam Youth Council will also help develop new initiatives and creative ideas to be incorporated into current and future QOC processes.
This new Council will spare no effort to fulfill several responsibilities and tasks, at the top of them, to promote the strategy, values ââand objectives of the QOC in the local youth community, to reinforce the Olympic values, the values ââof the Qatar team, encourage the local youth community. getting involved in the sports sector, making the Qatar team a launching platform for community participation, dedication to performance and opening up unofficial communication channels between the QOC and the youth category .
The council will help promote all QOC social responsibility initiatives within the local community, encouraging QOC and its staff to develop creative strategies and plans, transferring Qatari youth perspectives on sports matters to QOC , working closely with the board of directors, sports federations, local organizing committees, exchanging ideas with the local youth community and intensifying youth participation in council activities to the maximum level.
A number of standards required for appointment to the Al Adam Youth Council have been set. The board consists of 10 members representing all young people of Qatar (Qataris and non-Qataris), their ages ranging from 17 to 27 years old. Membership will be split equally between genders, in addition to members of people with special needs. The student from the nominated group has been approved and selected by the QOC to take the chair of this council.