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What’s the IPC?

Reprinted from PN June 2011

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. IPC organizes the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games and serves as the International Federation for nine sports for which it supervises and coordinates the World Championships and other competitions.

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. IPC organizes the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games and serves as the International Federation for nine sports for which it supervises and coordinates the World Championships and other competitions.

IPC is committed to enabling Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and to developing sport opportunities for people with disabilities from the beginner to elite level. In addition, IPC aims to promote Paralympic values.

Founded on September 22, 1989, IPC is an international nonprofit organization formed and run by 167 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) from five regions and four disability-specific international sports federations (IOSDs). IPC

Headquarters and its management team are in Bonn, Germany.

Contact: www.paralympic.org / www.ParalympicSport.TV.

 

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