The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has announced on Wednesday the launch of its pioneering initiative Al Adaam Youth Council.
Al Adaam Youth Council is a representative structure of all youth in Qatar from all nationalities. It will be an active factor engaging in all the sports issues and decision-making related to the QOC strategies.
This new entity will take a center stage in the planning processes, hosting of the sports events and boosting the social responsibility efforts of the QOC.
The main goal of Al Adaam Youth Council is to develop the youth’s made creative initiatives that will help the QOC in making decisions, inscribing sport culture inside the Qatari community, reaching out to local youth through an elite group of youth elements representing the QOC. Al Adaam Youth Council will also help to develop the new creative initiatives and ideas to be integrated into the QOC’s current and upcoming processes.
This new-born Council will spare no effort in performing several responsibilities and tasks, at the top of them, promoting the QOC’s strategy, values, goals in the local youth community, enhancing the Olympic values, team Qatar values, encouraging the local youth community to involve in the sports sector, making team Qatar as a kicking-off platform for community participation, performance devotion and opening the non-official reach out channels between the QOC and youth category.
The council will help to promote all the QOC’s social responsibility initiatives inside the local community, encouraging the QOC and its staff to develop creative strategies and plans, transferring the perspectives of Qatari youth about the sports issues to the QOC, working closely and cooperatively with the board of directors, sports federations, local organizing committees, exchanging thoughts with the local youth community and stepping up youth participation in the board activities to maximum level.
A number of standards required for nomination to the Al Adaam Youth Council have been defined. The council consists of 10 members representing all youth in Qatar (Qataris and non-Qataris), their ages ranged from 17 to 27 years. The membership will be divided equally between the two genders, in addition to members from people with special needs. Students from the nominated group been approved and selected by the QOC will take the presidency of this council.