IFMA has an important cooperation and partnership with UNESCO and an invitation was given to IFMA to visit the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. IFMA sport director Charissa Tynan and IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox were welcomed by Alexander Schischlik and Philip Muller-Wirth from the Youth and Sports section of UNESCO.

Fruitful discussions took place towards the continued cooperation of using the power of sport towards positive change. IFMA was also honoured by the visit of UNESCO to the European muaythai finals. Mr Schischlik wearing the IFMA jacket as an honoury guest and giving out medals to the winning athletes

IFMA would like to thank UNESCO for their cooperation and ongoing support.