About Us

The International Road Federation (IRF) is a global, independent, not-for-profit organisation with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Active since 1948, IRF is a membership-based organisation, representing leading corporate and institutional players drawn from the road and mobility sectors worldwide. Its mission is to promote the development of roads and road networks that enable access and sustainable mobility for all. Its approach is centred on key strategic components of knowledge transfer & information sharing, connecting people, businesses and organisations and policy & advocacy.

With a presence and network on over five continents, IRF provides a neutral and global platform for the road and mobility sectors. Our network stretches across all parts of the globe, and it continues to grow every year. This undeniable global presence enables us to better connect the sector and to promote safer, greener more sustainable road transport and mobility.

IRF has extensive experience in convening, leading and thriving high-level multi-stakeholders’ group towards results. It is reputed in the sector for its untiring efforts to build capacity in the countries and for being a hub of knowledge, expertise and contacts. IRF has 55 years of experience in data collection and capacity building all over the world. Since 1964, the IRF World Road Statistics (WRS) have been an invaluable reference tool for anyone wanting to analyse, understand and report on worldwide, regional and national trends and developments.

With headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, the Federation also encompasses an IRF Chapter in New Delhi, India, an IRF Africa and regional representation and ambassadors around the world.

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