Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (一般財団法人東京オリンピック・パラリンピック競技大会組織委員会, Tōkyō Orinpikku Pararinpikku Kyōgitaikai Soshiki Iinkai) (TOCOG) is the organisation responsible for overseeing the planning and development of the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.[1]

Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
TypeCompany limited by guarantee
HeadquartersTokyo
Chairman
Yoshiro Mori
Websitehttps://tokyo2020.org/en/

The Organising Committee was launched on January 24, 2014, and is composed of members of the Japanese Olympic Committee, the Japanese Paralympic Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the Japanese government, as well as members of various other organisations and individuals from various fields. It is spearheaded by former-Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori, with Toshirō Mutō being appointed as Director General (CEO).

The Organising Committee is being overseen by Olympic and Paralympic Minister Yoshitaka Sakurada on behalf of the Japanese government, and has Prime Minister Shinzō Abe as its Supreme Advisor.

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  1. ^ Harada, Munehiko (9 September 2013). "秘策で決めた 東京五輪招致 オールジャパン戦略で世界に実力を". Yomiuri Shimbun (in Japanese). Retrieved 17 November 2013.

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