GENEVA, July 30 (Xinhua) — FIVB president Ary S. Graca sent a video message to the global volleyball family from Lausanne on Thursday to discuss its development projects in various countries and regions.

In the first video of what will be a three-part series, the FIVB president discussed the establishment of the Nucleus Project, a new strategy for raising the professional standard of volleyball worldwide, and the FIVB Projects Platform. Since the launch of the platform in 2017, the FIVB has supported a total of 276 approved projects from 158 federations.

The next video, scheduled to be released on Friday, will address the FIVB Development Projects Platform 2020. Following this, a final video on Olympic Solidarity will be released next Monday.