UIM leads drive by motorsport world governing bodies

 UIM leads drive by motorsport world governing bodies to strengthen synergies on
Environment, Alternative Energies and Sustainable Development
Monaco, April 7th 2010: An historic first meeting of the four leading motorsport world
governing bodies (UIM, FIA, FIM and FAI) took place on the 27th March at the Automobile
Club de Monaco where common actions were discussed and an agreement made to jointly
focus on:
 Optimal use of resources
 Reduction of pollution
 Reduction of noise
The meeting, chaired by the UIM President, was attended by senior officers of the
Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme
(FIM), Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) and Union Internationale
Motonautique (UIM).
“I’m really pleased that the UIM is continuing to be the engine of this important
cooperation,” explained UIM President, Raffaele Chiulli. “Sharing knowledge and best
practices with other international motor sport federations and international institutions is
pivotal to enhance environmental standards and achievements. I’d like to thank the FIA,
FIM and FAI for their efforts and positive attitude. Working together will provide mutual
value and benefits to our respective sports.”
During the meeting the UIM presented its Environmental Code prepared by the UIM
Working Group Environment, represented at the meeting by S. Elgvin and R. Ballesio.
“Our Environmental Code will promote environmental sustainable practices,” continued
Dr. Chiulli, “taking into account social, cultural and ecological responsibilities to meet our
needs now and the needs of future generations”
The next joint operational meeting will be held in Arendal, Norway in conjunction with the
UIM Class1 Norwegian Grand Prix over the weekend of 16-18 July.
UIM President Raffaele Chiulli opening and
chairing the Joint Meeting
Theodore Oben from United Nations Environment
FAI Executive Director Alvaro de Orleans Borbon
FIA Chairman AEC Commission Bruno Moretti
FIM Vice President and AEWG Chairman
Robert Rasor
Delegates during the working session
UIM, FIA, FIM, FAI and UNEP delegates in front of the prestigious Automobile Club de Monaco