ANOC strives to protect and advance the collective interests of the world’s NOCs by delivering an unprecedented level of assistance and support. Through the ANOC Council and ANOC Commissions, ANOC aims to find solutions to the most important issues facing the NOCs and ensure that they are kept at the very forefront of the Olympic Movement’s agenda.

In order to ensure that NOC interests are represented across the Olympic Movement, ANOC has representatives in:

  • IOC Commissions, in particular in the Coordination Commissions for Olympic Games
  • The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
  • The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
  • The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

ANOC also aims to strengthen the relationships between the NOCs and the Olympic Family for the benefit of the entire Olympic Movement. By facilitating and opening up new dialogue, ANOC is committed to forging more productive and collaborative working relationships between NOCs and International Federations (IFs) in particular.


Connect and empower the voice of the 206 NOCs of the World and promote the wellbeing of their athletes.


Facilitate the cooperation and exchange of knowledge between the NOCs.

Promote the common and collective interests of the NOCs and of the athletes.

Collaborate with all key partners for the sustainability of the Olympic Movement.



ANOC believes in sports being diverse and inclusive for all, with the differences as an instrument of learning for mutual development.


ANOC understands that the NOC Family can excel as a key leader in the Olympic Movement when acting together, with friendship and mutual understanding overcoming any differences.


ANOC is dedicated in supporting the NOCs to achieve common goals, uniting the NOC Family, as together we are stronger; always considering the voice of the athletes.


ANOC is committed to embrace new ideas, concepts and frameworks, and promote creativity across different areas and projects.


ANOC undertakes the responsibility to represent the 206 NOCs of the World acting under moral and ethical principles. And being conscious about its deci- sions, always considering the economic, social and environmental impacts.



Support cooperation between NOCs and integration in all activities, regardless of diversities, to enable solutions for mutual progress.

Promote the common and collective interests of the NOCs and of the athletes.

Collaborate with all key partners for the sustainability of the Olympic Movement.


Search for further education and training opportunities for the NOCs administrators.

Support the NOCs Digital Transformation process.

Increase ANOC`s resources to facilitate projects with and within the NOCs.


Together with the IOC and the Continental Associations, protect the autonomy of the 206 NOCs in accordance with the Olympic Charter.

Grant the representation of NOCs in the different events and meetings of the Olympic Movement.

Strengthen the NOCs position in the decision-making process at all levels by speaking with one voice, which should always consider the opinion of the athletes.


Bring together the NOC Family at ANOC events, allowing social interaction, dialogues, exchange of ideas, athlete representation and celebration of sport.

Apply effective sustainability measures to protect the environment and develop good governance practices in all ANOC’s projects and activities.

Increase networking, visibility, and commercial opportunities for NOCs.