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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

IPC Governing Board to meet remotely in July

Among topics to be discussed are Tokyo 2020 postponement, classification and World Para Sports update 29 Jun 2020
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Members of the IPC Governing Board during the 82nd IPC GB Meeting held in Rome
ⒸAugusto Bizzi
By IPC

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board will meet remotely by video conference on 3, 4, 7 and 8 July 2020.  It will mark the first time in the IPC’s 30-year history that the Board has been unable to meet in person. 

During the meeting the Board is scheduled to receive updates and have discussions on several subjects including:

•    Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games postponement (Tokyo 2020 will join by video conference)
•    Classification: Progress made by the IWBF in terms of compliance with the IPC Athlete Classification Code, and classification ahead of Tokyo 2020. 
•    Governance Review
•    IPC Budgets and Financial Reports 2019-2022
•    Athletes’ Council Report
•    Paralympic athlete post-nominal letters
•    IPC Executive and Departments reports
•    World Para Sports update
•    Committee and Working Group updates
•    Science and research matters

The IPC will communicate key outcomes from the meeting following its conclusion on 8 July.  IPC President Andrew Parsons will then hold calls with National Paralympic Committees, International Federations and athlete representatives between 9-13 July to provide updates on the key outcomes from the meeting and to update on preparations for Tokyo 2020.