Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)

International Automobile Federation
Federación Automovilistica Internacional

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20 June 1904, Bad Homburg (Germany), as Association générale de l'automobile (AGA). Name changed to Association internationale des automobile-clubs reconnus (AIACR) in 1906. Current title adopted in 1946. New Statutes adopted in 1970 and again on 22 Mar 2001. Statutes modified: 5 Oct 2001; 2 Oct 2002; 16 Oct 2003; 1 July 2004; 14 Oct 2004; 31 Mar 2005; 20 Oct 2006; 26 Oct 2007; 7 Nov 2008; 23 Oct 2009; 5 Nov 2010; 9 Dec 2011. EU Transparency Register: 84839535366-67.


Uphold interest of members in all international matters concerning automobile mobility and tourism and motor sport; promote freedom of mobility through affordable, safe and clean motoring; defend the rights of consumers when travelling; promote development of motor sport; improve safety of the sport; enact, interpret and enforce common rules applicable to the organization and fair and equitable running of motor sport events; promote development of facilities and services of Member Clubs, Associations and Federations, and coordination of reciprocal services between Member Clubs for the benefit of their individual members when travelling abroad; exercise jurisdiction pursuant to disputes of a sporting nature and any disputes arising between Members, or in relation to any Members having contravened obligations laid down by the Statues, the International Sporting Code and the Regulations; preserve and conserve all documents and artefacts concerning world motoring in order to retrace its history.

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Participated in the drafting of the following conventions and agreements:

 • Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Commercial Road Vehicles; Agreement Concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts Which Can be Fitted And/or be Used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of These Prescriptions; European Convention on the Punishment of Road Traffic Offences; Convention on Road Signs and Signals; Agreement on Minimum Requirements for the Issue and Validity of Driving Permits (APC); Accord européen sur les grandes routes de trafic international (AGR).

Participated and in the extension and amendment of the 1958 Agreement and the 1954, 1956 and 1968 Conventions. Participates in the drafting of minimum requirements for Professional Driving Instruction. Together with International Touring Alliance, set up AIT/FIA Foundation - Mobility and Society (1993-2003).


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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 34 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 155 countries
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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Motor Vehicles
    • Tourism
  • Recreation
    • Mechanical Sports

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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