Germany defeated the Netherlands, 2-0, on Day 1 of the 2012 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey B Pool World Championships in Novi Sad, Serbia. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. The IPC organises 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 develop 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 organisation formed and run by 174 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 Director of Media and Communications on e-mail: email@example.com or call +49-228-2097-230. Alternatively, please visit www.paralympic.org. To watch videos and subscribe to ParalympicSport.TV, please go to www.youtube.com/ParalympicSportTV. Also, you may follow the Paralympic Movement on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ParalympicGames or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/paralympic.