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  • Paris 2024: Measures to Facilitate Access of Young Parisians to Sport


    The City of Paris, the Paris Academy and the French NOC will unveil on Tuesday a series of measures that will facilitate the access of Parisian students to sports and transmit their history and values ​​of Olympism. This project is part of the accompanying program of the Paris bid in 2024.

    The Paris bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024 translates into a lasting legacy for the people, especially for the younger generations. It intends to facilitate access to sport for pupils in the capital. It also aims to enhance citizenship education by learning and knowledge of the Olympic values and spirit.

    Next Tuesday while traveling to school Cité François Villon, the Mayor of Paris, the Rector of the Academy of Paris and President of the National Olympic Committee and French Sports (CNOSF) will unveil a series of concrete measures in these areas they undertake to implement jointly from 2017. they will be formalized by the signing of a partnership agreement.

    These measures include in particular the introduction of flexible working hours for classes in each district of Paris, specifically dedicated to young athletes from college to high school. Another example, which will be a detailed presentation Tuesday: the teaching kit "On your mark, get set, Paris! Living history and values of Olympism, "which will allow more than 15,000 CM2 students and college to learn, share and gather around the principles of Olympism and history.

    Personalities present:
    - Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris
    - Gilles Pecout, Rector of academic Ile-de-France, rector of the Academy of Paris, Chancellor of the Universities
    - Denis Masseglia, President of the National Olympic Committee and French Sports (CNOSF )
    - Alexandra Cordebard, Assistant to the Mayor in charge of school affairs, educational success and educational rhythms
    - Catherine Vieu-Charier, Assistant to the Mayor in charge of memory, the fighter world and functions "corresponding Defence"
    - Carine Petit, mayor of the 14th district

    Date and place:
    Tuesday, February 21 at 12 am, City school François Villon, 16 avenue Marc Sangnier (14th)

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