During the program’s ending ceremony, the Iraqi Red Crescent Society ( IRCS) honoured the volunteer team who are working in the (Union through the Power of Football) program.
Dr. Yassin Ahmed Abbas, President of the Iraqi Red Crescent Society, thanked those in charge of the above-mentioned program and wished the team implementing it success, saying: “The Union through the Power of Football, which was implemented by the IRCS with the support, financing, and cooperation of the International Federation of Red Crescent and Red Cross Societies, as well as the support of the International Federation of Football, it is a fantastic program that has been crowned with success, and this achievement reflected the IRCS`s unmistakable distinction, as it was regarded as a model for the societies that participated in its execution around the world.”
“We express our gratitude to those in charge of the above mentioned program, and we wish success to those who implemented this great program, which served as a model for others,” Dr. Yassin concluded.
Various training workshops for the maintenance of mobile phones for people with special needs, carpentry workshops, and electronics workshops, as well as the establishment of scout camps in a number of governorates to provide job opportunities for young people by investing in tourist and archaeological areas, were all part of the program (Union through the Power of Football). As well as Tigris River cleanup campaigns, youth center rebuilding, mobile theater activities, amputee team matches, and other sporting activities for people with special needs.
Due to the obvious spread of these fatal chemicals, the IRCS has began a campaign (No to Drugs) to increase awareness of the hazards of drugs and their abuse, the campaign included a variety of events, including football matches, which are the world’s first mass sport, a marathon was also held in Rusafa and another in Karkh, with hundreds of young athletes participating, with the goal of raising drug awareness, as well as awareness campaigns that included the distribution of special folders warning of the dangers of drugs, lectures, and direct meetings with young people from the pioneers of Al-Mutanabbi Street.