FIABCI - the French acronym "Federation Internationale des Administrateurs de Bien-Conselis Immobiliers", translates as, "International Real Estate Federation".
FIABCI is a worldwide network whose membership is open to all professionals involved in the property industry, enabling its members to maximise their business opportunities by sharing information and contacts on local, national and international levels. Its chapters currently operate in 60 countries, with 120 professional organisations and 3500 individual professionals, its combined membership is over 1.5milions. Every real estate discipline is represented within FIABCI and its operations are spread over four principal regions - the Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe.
Since 1954, FIABCI has played a significant role representing the real estate industry at the United Nations (UN). FIABCI maintains its Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council, and now represents the United Nations Economic Commissions in all five of its worldwide regions. In cooperation with the HABITAT Agenda and the Committee on Human Settlements, FIABCI addresses housing, social and environmental issues as a means of aiding the United Nations in its efforts to provide society with optimal solutions for its needs.