UIA Survey 2021 – COVID 19 Impact on International Association Meetings
The COVID 19 pandemic has a tremendous impact on the global travel and meetings industry and on the meetings behaviour of international associations. This special UIA Survey 2021 – COVID 19 Impact on International Association Meetings released on Nnovember 18th, 2021 focuses on the changed approach of associations, when planning and organizing their international events.
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Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals
UIA is proud to present the new Volume 6 of the Yearbook of International Organizations, entitled Global Civil Society and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
There can be little question as to the relevance of the new topic. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (the UN SDGs) are informed by and in turn inform all gobal civil society actors. This 55th edition of the Yearbook contains 38,395 currently active international bodies. What, we asked, is their link with the UN SDGs? Which of the UN SDGs concern them? With which SDGs should they be concerned? What communities of international bodies form around each of the SDGs?
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UIA and Relevant News
The 212th Session, Oct 2021, of the UNESCO Executive Board renewed the associate status of the Union of International Associations through 2029.
UIA is proud to continue to be an NGO in official partnership with UNESCO (associate status).
On 8 December at 10:00-12:00 (Strasbourg time) the Expert Council on NGO Law organises a launch of the study on the legal status of NGOs and on the implementation of the Recommendation (2007)14 of CoE Committee of Ministers to member states on the legal status of non-governmental organisations in Europe .
Union of International Associations (UIA) holds hybrid Associations Round Table Europe in Prague
UIA’s 14th Associations Round Table Europe took place at the Prague Congress Centre in Prague, Czech Republic on 18 & 19 November – hosted by Prague Convention Bureau (PCB)
The Associations Round Table Europe event of the Union of International Associations (UIA) was held in the Prague Congress Centre on November 18 & 19. This 14th Round Table Europe, hosted by the Prague Convention Bureau, took place in a hybrid format, which provided an excellent solution for those delegates unable to attend the event in-person.
The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member Live Riga.
News of Associations and Members
News from sources other than the UIA. International organizations listed in the Yearbook of International Organizations, and UIA's members may add their own public news items.