The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is a not-for-profit independent international organization that is committed to building a better world through sport. Created on 23 June 1894, just under two years before the first Olympic Games of the modern era in April 1896, the IOC is the supreme authority of the Olympic Movement.
The IPC is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. Its purpose is to organize the Paralympic Games, and to manage, supervise, administrate, and promote Paralympic sporting events. Its vision is to make for an inclusive world through Para sport.