National Olympic Committees (NOC) exist in various countries of the world. NOC are one of the three constituents of the Olympic Movement together with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Sport Federations. The mission of the NOCs is to develop, promote and protect the Olympic Movement in their respective countries, in accordance with the Olympic Charter. Today there are 206 NOCs.
Please consult the Document section on the bottom of this site for a list of all NOCs in the IOC Protocol order.