World Underwater Federation

Objectives and Mission: 

Develop underwater activities; form bodies to instruct in the techniques of underwater diving and underwater sports; fin swimming, spearfishing, target shooting, photo safari, orienteering, hockey and rugby; perfect existing material; encourage inventions and experiment with newly-marked products, suggesting possible improvements. 

General description: 

Organization of international competitions. Special programmes in connection with: archaeology, biology, geology, cave. International system of diving teaching with certificates recognized and used by 90 countries. Instrumental in setting up: Asian Underwater Federation (AUF)*.

Country Presence: 
Algeria
Macao, China
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Field of Interest: 
Environment, Natural Sciences, Sport