The Advisory Body International Affairs (ABIA) aims to establish and strengthen FIATA’s relations with International Organizations & Multilateral Institutions such as the United Nations, UN Bodies, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and other key NGOs, directly or indirectly connected with international trade and the logistics industry. It seeks to increase FIATA’s visibility on the global canvas.
The Advisory Body International Affairs works horizontally with other FIATA Advisory Bodies and Institutes also with the aim to assist in their work with specific international organizations related to their fields.
The membership comprises of some leading individuals from the FIATA Presidency and Extended Board and are from across the world. This diverse membership ensures that a wide spread of view points are considered and the discussions are balanced. The members have broad knowledge of the industry and are well acquainted with its issues.
The Advisory Body International Affairs meets twice a year at the FIATA HQ Session in Zurich and at the Annual FIATA World Congress. Members of the ABIA speak on behalf of FIATA at various Industry meetings and conferences. They are strong representatives across different countries and work with regulatory agents, governmental committees and working groups.
For further information on the ABIA, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Bassil Eid.