September 19, 2016
Greig Craft, AIP Foundation President, discussed the organization’s Vietnamese helmet safety initiatives at the Fédération Internationale de L’Automobile – Region II (Asia Pacific) Roundtable in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The conference gathered industry experts representing 17 countries in Asia, as well as Australia and New Zealand. The Colombo-based Automobile Association of Ceylon (AAC), the oldest and largest organization of its kind in the country, organized the event, which focused on the theme of “Road Safety.”
At the roundtable, Craft presented on the history of helmet use in Vietnam, shared his personal experiences in the country, and discussed the advocacy and education initiatives AIP Foundation has spearheaded over the past 16 years. He also discussed Protec, the social enterprise helmet factory that is affiliated with the non-profit.
FIA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Federation Internationale de L’Automobile, has worked with AIP Foundation on its programs in Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.