Council of Europe (COE)
The Anti-Doping Convention of the Council of Europe was adopted in 1989. It was the first international legal instrument in this field.
European Athletics Association (EAA)
The European Athletics Association is the leader of high performance, ethical and well-being aspects of athletics in Europe.
International Charter of Physical Education and Sport [PDF, 22 KB]
The 1978 Charter recognizes that the practice of physical education and sport is a fundamental right for all. Article 7.4 of the Charter focuses specifically on the issue of doping in sport.
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
The goal of the Olympic Movement is to contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport, practised without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, and requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
The International Paralympic Committee is the international governing body of sports for athletes with a disability and acts as the International Federation for twelve sports.
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
The World Anti-Doping Agency was created to promote, coordinate, and monitor the fight against doping in sport in all its forms at the international level.