IPC Delegation Heads to London for 2012 Paralympic Games Review

03 Feb 2011 By IPC

Members of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) are heading to London next week to be updated on the progress made by the London 2012 Paralympic Games Organizing Committee (LOCOG) which are less than 600 days away.

At the eighth Project Review, a 12 strong IPC contingent will review a range of topics over three days (7-9 February) including Operational Integration, Paralympic Test Events, NPC Services, Press Operations, Brand and Marketing, Commercial, and Communications.

The IPC will also be given an update on the Paralympic Torch Relay and the Ceremonies and Live Sites during the Paralympic Games.

The London 2012 Paralympic Games will take place from 29 August until 9 September 2012.

For more information about the London 2012 Paralympic Games, please visit www.london2012.com.

Notes to the Editor:

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. The IPC organizes the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, and serves as the International Federation for nine sports, for which it supervises and co-ordinates the World Championships and other competitions. The IPC is committed to enabling Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and to developing sport opportunities for all persons with a disability from the beginner to elite level. In addition, the IPC aims to promote the Paralympic values, which include courage, determination, inspiration and equality.

Founded on 22 September 1989, the IPC is an international non-profit organization formed and run by 167 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) from five regions and four disability specific international sports federations (IOSDs). The IPC Headquarters and its management team are located in Bonn, Germany.

For further information, please contact Craig Spence, IPC Media and Communications Senior Manager on e-mail: [email protected] or call +49-228-2097-230. Alternatively, please visit www.paralympic.org or www.ParalympicSport.TV.