International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA)
Federación Internacional de Deportes para Ciegos
1981-04-24 Paris France
Founded 24 Apr 1981, Paris (France), as International Sports Association of the Blind, following the meeting of a preparatory Committee, 1980, London (UK). Statutes approved at General Assembly, 29 May 1985, Hurdal (Norway); revised at General Assemblies: 2-4 Jun 1989, Forma (Italy); 24-25 Jun 1993, San José (Costa Rica); Jun 1997, Casablanca (Morocco); 2005, Beijing (China). Previously also referred to as International Blind Sports Association -- Association internationale pour le sport des aveugles (AISA) -- Asociación Internacional de Deportes para Ciegos -- Internationaler Blindensportverband (IBSV). Registered in accordance with Spanish law between Mar 1996 until 2014, when it became registered in accordance with German law.
Organize sports competitions and activities where blind and partially sighted can compete in equal conditions with their peers.
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General Assembly (every 4 years); Executive Committee. Regions have their own committee: America; Europe; Africa; Asia; Oceania.
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