PASO President informed about NORCECA Development
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 7, 2017 – Chile’s
Neven Ilic, president of the Pan American Sport Organization
(PASO) received detailed information regarding the development
activity of NORCECA and South American Volleyball entities.
Mr. Ilic, recently elected as member of the International
Olympic Committee, paid a 36-hour visit to Dominican Republic
where he met with local sport authorities.
Nelson Ramírez, director of NORCECA Development Center in
Dominican Republic, informed Ilic about the development plan of
NORCECA focused on National Federations category I and II.
Ramírez, who is also member of the executive board of the
Dominican Republic Olympic Committee said Ilic was positively
impressed by the program being implemented.
Ramírez also explained Ilic about the new policy of FIVB
regarding its development centers located in different regions
of the world and commented about the intense activity carried
out by the center under his direction for the past 20 years.
He also visited the facilities of the recently opened Albergue
Olímpico located in Santo Domingo praising the housing, training
areas and the rest of the rooms for the comfort of athletes and
teams lodged in there.
Ilic said the geographical location of Dominican Republic, its
weather and many other positive qualities convert the country in
the ideal one to receive training delegations from all over the