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About FIM Europe

About FIM Europe

FIM Europe at a glance

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The  FIM Europe (in the past UEM, Union Europèenne de Motocyclisme) is a Continental Union (CONU), recognised by FIM, that groups 47 National Federations (FMNs) and 6 Regional Motorcycling Associations together. Like the other CONUs, FIM Europe owns the FIM sporting rights on continental championships, plus all commercial, marketing, video, etc. rights. FIM Europe operates in conjunction with FIM also in all issues linked to the organisation of international non-sporting events held in Europe and in the general promotion of motorcycling. {loadposition content2}
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About FIM Europe

FIM Europe History

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The idea of creating a European motorcycle organization was starting from the need to face certain themes strictly connected to particular local situations. For example, the necessity to study a “European licence”, after the European Union had liberalized the sport activity in its 15 affiliated countries, or to find a solution to the great difficulties of the Eastern Europe countries in developing an international sporting activity in the situation of great crisis after the fall of the Berlin wall. All the problems that the FIM, world-wide organization, would have managed and controlled with difficulty in such a short time. On the 5th September 1995 the representatives of 7 National Motorcycle Federations met in Munich in order to create a European Union of the national Federations, like the Latin-American Union that has existed for many years and recognized by the FIM. The Federations who were present in Munich are those of
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