The Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques (FIAV) is an international federation of 52 associations and institutions.
The Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques (FIAV) is an international federation of 52 regional, national, and multinational associations and institutions across the globe that study vexillology, which FIAV defines in its constitution as "the creation and development of a body of knowledge about flags of all types, their forms and functions, and of scientific theories and principles based on that knowledge"
The current members of the FIAV Board are: Michel R. Lupant (President) of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; Charles A. Spain (Secretary–General) of Houston, Texas USA; and Graham Bartram (Secretary–General for Congresses) of London, UK.
CONSTITUTION OF THE FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DES ASSOCIATIONS VEXILLOLOGIQUES
I. NAME AND PURPOSES
Art. 1 The name of this association is the Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques, which is abbreviated as “FIAV.
FIAV has as its purposes: (a) To create a strong bond among those associations and institutions and to encourage and coordinate their work, studies, and research; (b) to promote the organization of International Congresses of Vexillology and to lend its s