Monthly Archives: January 2011

FIA Institute Appoints Director of Sustainability

The FIA Institute has appointed environmental expert Even Wiger as its new Director of Sustainability. Even has extensive experience in developing sustainable motor sport programmes and dealing with environmental challenges in rallying and racing. Richard Woods, FIA Institute Director General, said: "I am delighted to welcome Even to the Institute and look forward to rapid progress for our sustainability projects under his management. It's rare to find someone who shares such an in...

Officials programme

FIA Institute Officials Programme

The Officials Safety Training Programme aims to facilitate increases in competency levels of officials from around the world. To achieve this goal the FIA Institute has developed a best practice framework, is accrediting ASNs who adopt the framework, will develop and rollout training infrastructure, and will conduct a number of knowledge sharing activities. The framework is to be used as a template by ASNs around the world to create or improve their own programmes, and it focuses on...

FIAI approves Training Applications for MMF

FIA Institute Approves Grants in 30 Countries

The FIA Foundation's Motor Sport Safety Development Fund has approved grants for 48 safety and sustainability projects in 30 countries around the world. The Fund's grant programme, managed by the FIA Institute, will distribute over €3 million in funding in 2011 to help these projects, which are being run by National Sporting Authorities (ASNs) covering every continent. Specific projects cover the three main areas of the Fund's grant programme, namely, Officials Safety Training, Facility Improvement...