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Developing Sport, Changing Lives

WHAT WE DO

We deliver programmes to support the International Paralympic Committee’s vision ‘to make for an inclusive world through sport’. To support the IPC reach that goal we deliver programmes within four priority themes – the PARA framework.

 

 

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Delegates from NPC Guyana work with their laptops during OCP workshop

PATHWAYS
Providing sustainable pathways into grassroots and competitive Para sport.

Expanding the capacity of National Paralympic Committees, especially in developing nations, through our Organisational Capacity Programme, Direct Financial Support Grant and Games Capacity Programme.

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Girl play sitting volleyball during I'mPOSSIBLE event in Malawi

AWARENESS
Using the power of sport to help the world to understand disability and embrace inclusion.

Challenge and change how young people perceive people with disabilities through our I’mPOSSIBLE education programme, a toolkit designed for teachers to engage learners from 6-18 years old and bring about a more inclusive society.

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Athletes and guides prepare in starting blocks during Agitos Foundation training camp in Luanda

REPRESENTATION
Encouraging worldwide representation and greater diversity within our Movement.

Training more coaches, classifiers and officials across all winter and summer sports through Sport Technical Courses, as well as providing Athlete and Equipment Support for athletes of limited means, with costs of travel and competition.

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Young athletes take part in Proud Paralympian workshop in Sant Cugat

AMBASSADORS
Empowering athletes to live the Paralympic values in a way that inspires the next generation.

Our Proud Paralympian programme delivers values education and practical support for athletes throughout their career, providing them with the tools they need to give their best on and off the field of play.