The UIA's Database
The Union of International Associations (UIA) maintains a database on international civil society: international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and inter-governmental organizations (IGOs).
The UIA’s databases Yearbook of International Organizations and International Congress Calendar are continuously updated and currently include descriptive profiles of over 69,000 international associations – including contact details, history, aims, and membership – and details on over 460,000 international meetings of these bodies, from 1850 to the present, and also far into the future.
The Union of International Associations (UIA) is a non-profit, independent, apolitical, and non-governmental institution in the service of international associations. Since its foundation in 1907 the UIA has focussed on documenting the nature and evolution of international civil society. The approach is scientific, the result is quality.
UIA’s data are structured, comprehensive and concise. The structured framework enables extensive comparison and focused extraction.
Please see the 'Data Selection' tab for a full description of what information the profiles may contain.
The Customized Services
- Data Extractions: fulfillment of once-off data extraction requests, delivered in Excel files or PDF
- Data Streaming: data streamed to your database, intranet or newsreader
- Development of a customized database
- Customized statistics reports (sample)
How It Works
Our specialized researchers will work with you to help you identify the data selection criteria that meet your needs. You can see a list of the criteria in the 'Data Selection' tab above. Once you have made your data selection, we will work with you to help you choose the type of customized service for delivery of your data. From beginning to end, we will guide you through every step of the process.