NORCECA Development is recognized by FIVB
ANAHEIM, USA, September 25, 2012 – The Regional Development
Center in Dominican Republic and the achievements of the NORCECA
Development Plan both were recognized during the FIVB World
Congress held in Anaheim, California from September 19-21.
Nelson Ramirez, general director of the Regional Development
Centre, and Mushtaque Mohammed, president of the Development
Commission of NORCECA, received a plaque presented by FIVB
President Jizhong Wei.
The Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic is the
most dynamic of the 13 existing Development Centers around the
world (six in Asia, three in Africa, two in South America and
two in NORCECA), whose primary purpose is the running of courses
and seminars as to establish a close working program with the
national federations within their area of influence.
During his participation in the three-day FIVB World Congress,
Mohammed explained the development plan currently in practice in
NORCECA Confederation and the goals attained and the projects
currently in march, including the donation of playing surfaces
to National Federations.
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA, praised the
efforts made by both Ramirez and Mohammed, and reaffirmed the
commitment of the confederation to upgrade the playing level in
the region via courses and seminars and the improvement of the
conditions to play the sport.