International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD)

Fédération internationale de sports pour handicapés
Federación Internacional de Deportes para Minusvalidos
Internationaler Versehrtensportverband

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1961-03-26 Paris France


26 Mar 1961, Paris (France), under the auspices of the B-XB3605 - The World Veterans Federation (WVF), as International Working Group on Sports for the Disabled -- Conseil international des sports pour handicapés (CISH). Statutes and present title adopted 18 Jun 1964, Paris. Merged with U-XE2591 - International Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Sports Federation (ISMWSF) to form B-XB0016 - International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS), Oct 2003.


Provide an international forum for exchange of opinion, experience and resources related to sports for the disabled; prepare and disseminate international principles and standards recommended for application in all sports programmes for the disabled; plan, promote and coordinate events and activities designed to stimulate and assist further sports programmes for the disabled in all countries; provide appropriate assistance to individuals and organizations working for development in the field.


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General Assembly; Executive Committee. Groups (4): Financing; Developing Countries; Amputees and Other Locomotor Disabilities; Education. Standing Committee for constitutional matters; Continental Committee; Medical Committee; Technical Committee - including Sports Sub-Committees.


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GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being



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