Abu Dhabi International Conference on Women Sports
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, the Chairperson of the UAE General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairperson of Family Development Foundation,and under the slogan “Sports: Health& Happiness”the International Abu Dhabi Conference on Women’s Sports will be held on 10th to 11thApril 2012 in Abu Dhabi.
Delegates from around the World will participate in this conference including many specialists in the field of women’s sports, as well as media representatives.
The conference will be in four sessions and the agenda will discuss many topics coveringthe positive impact of sports on women’s psychological and physical health, the importance of the women associations in encouraging women to practice sports, and the role of media to encourage the practicing of women’s sports.
H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza explained the importance of the International Abu Dhabi Conference for Women Sports saying: ”This conference comes in light of excellent achievements of UAE women’s sports at local and international levels, and all these achievements are the results of the continuous support and care provided to UAE women’s sports by H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak. Eventually, this conference will boost women sports at all levels.”
The Objective of the Conference:-
This conference aims to enable women to enjoy healthy life through practicing of sport activities.
The conference is not intended to encourage women to participate in sports contests and competitions but to make sports as a part of the daily life of the women in the UAE. Practicing sports by women will have positive impacts on their lives, their families, their work environment, and the community in general.
Importance of the Conference:
The Abu Dhabi Conference International on Women’s Sports comes as an appreciation to all UAE women for their role, contribution, and participation in the process of development in the UAE society. Therefore, this Conference will give the UAE women the chance to relief physically and psychologically, and will enable them to start a vivid and active life.
Goals of the Conference:
- Highlights the importance of women’s sports.
- Highlighting the role of sports in improving women’s social, physical and psychological aspects.
- Defining the role of the women associations in encouraging women to practice sport activities through the provision of the required sporting facilities.
- Increase and disseminate the awareness on the importance of women’s’ sports.
- Highlighting the role of media in encouraging women to practice sports.
Patron of the conference:
The Conference will be under the patronage of H.H. Fatima Bint Mubarak
Agenda of the Conference:-
The conference will be in four sessions and will discuss many topics including the positive effect of sports on women’s psychological and physical health, the importance of the women’s association in encouraging women to practice sports, and the role of media to encourage the practicing of women’s sports.
Date and Venue:
The conference will be held on the 10th and 11th April 2012 at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The Organizing Body:
The conference is organized by the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies’ Sports Academy.
Sessions of the conference:
Women Sports: encouraging women to practice sports as individuals and in groups.
Football for Women; applying best practices from other parts of the world
Women Sports and the Social Development
The Role of Media in encouraging Women to Practice Sports
English and Arabic languages will be used during the actions of the conference.