Baku, October 24, AZERTAC
The Organization of Air and Extreme Sports Federation of Azerbaijan (FAIREX) has been elected a full member of the International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UIAA).
The FAIREX was elected at the 30th General Assembly of UIAA in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
The UIAA was founded in 1932 and has a global presence on five continents with 80 member associations in 50 countries representing about 2.5 million people. The organization's mission is to promote the growth and protection of mountaineering and climbing worldwide, advance safe and ethical mountain practices and promote responsible access, culture and environmental protection.
The organization operates through the work of its commissions which make recommendations, set policy and advocate on behalf of the mountaineering community.