EUROPE & CIS: FIATA awards Wenzel

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has announced that Alina Wenzel from Germany is the winner of the “Young International Freight Forwarder Award 2009”. The announcement was made at the 2009 FIATA World Congress held 21-25 September 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland. The congress attracted 650 participants from 78 countries. The main forum “Emergency […]


The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has announced that Alina Wenzel from Germany is the winner of the “Young International Freight Forwarder Award 2009”. The announcement was made at the 2009 FIATA World Congress held 21-25 September 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The congress attracted 650 participants from 78 countries. The main forum “Emergency Case: How are International Organizations acting?” was a highlight, with presentations from representatives from international organisations including World Trade Organisation WTO, International Committee of the Red Cross, United Nations Headquarters for Refuges and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

All meetings of the Institutes, Advisory Bodies and Regional Committees were well attended and offered interesting presentations by speakers from Geneva based UN-ECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) and UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development).

At the General Meeting, delegates approved admitting two new Association members from Mongolia and Zimbabwe. As previously decided, next year’s FIATA World Congress will be held in Bangkok, Thailand.