Having start in 1981 to commemorate the United Nation'International Year of Disabled Persons, the International Abilympics has been held with the aim of raising disable person's vocational independence and promoting greater understanding and awareness among the general public and employers regarding the employment of persons with disabilities, and furthermore to promote international friendship.
November 13 (Tue) through 18 (Sun), 2007 (6 days)
|Total number of participating countries||56||45||83||32||29||33|
|Number of countries participating in vocational skills contests||49||47||32||23||21||23|
|Number of countries participating in leisure & living skills contests||-||-||10||13||14||19|
|Number of vocational skills contest categories||17||12||34||32||27||25|
|Number of leisure and living skills contest categories||-||-||5||5||8||8|
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