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9th of May 2022

UIA is pleased to announce the location of it's Association Round Tables for 2024 and 2026:

UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2024 will take place in Firenze, Italy on 14 & 15 November 2024

UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2026 will take place in Lucerne, Switzerland (date to be determined)

In October / November 2023 and 2025 UIA Round Table Europe will take place in Brussels

22nd of April 2022

Open Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the United Nations (Deadline: 1 June 2022)

NGOs interested in applying for ECOSOC consultative status should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline 1 June 2022. The following link provides background information, the benefits and instructions how to apply: http://csonet.org/index.php?menu=83

20th of April 2022

The Union of International Associations (UIA) launches its 10th edition of the Survey amongst 25,000 international associations

8th of April 2022

Union of International Associations (UIA) opens registration for its Associations Round Table Brussels 2022

UIA’s 15th Associations Round Table Brussels will take place at the Marriott Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium on 20 May 2022

8th of April 2022

L'Union des Associations Internationales (UAI) ouvre les inscriptions pour sa Table Ronde des Associations à Bruxelles 2022

La 15ème Table Ronde des Associations de l'UAI aura lieu au Marriott Grand Place à Bruxelles, Belgique, le 20 mai 2022.

8th of April 2022

De Unie van Internationale Verenigingen (UIA) opent registratie voor haar Ronde Tafel voor Verenigingen Brussel 2022

De 15de Ronde Tafel voor Verenigingen Brussel van de UIA zal plaats vinden in het Marriott Grand Place in Brussel, België op 20 mei 2022

15th of March 2022

The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member Taipei City Government.

18th of January 2022

The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member Conference Advice.

30th of November 2021

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).



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9th of May 2022
The Korea Tourism Organization obtained the ISO 20121 certification from the Korean Standards Association, an international standard for sustainable event management established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
19th of April 2022
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO has designated Salpausselkä Geopark as a Global Geopark. The designation recognizes sites and landscapes of international geological significance and the designated territories form a global network of sustainable travel destinations with outstanding geological features. 

19th of April 2022
Associate Professor Katri Lindfors from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology has been named the new Tampere Congress Ambassador. 

Associate professor Katri Lindfors has been in the organizing committee of numerous Tampere Celiac Disease symposia, and she is a board member in the International Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (ISSCD).

19th of April 2022
Academy Professor Tapio Salmi and his colleagues at Åbo Akademi’s Laboratory of Industrial Chemistry and Reaction Engineering believe that international scientific conferences are an effective way to share the latest research data, while also being an inspiring way to get young researchers involved in the best international networks early on in their careers.

18th of April 2022

“It’s only Busan to make it happen.”

Busan, a maritime city that boasts MICE!

12th of April 2022

European Association Summit 2022

Brussels & Online, 3-4-5 May 2022

Come and join us in Brussels, the world’s leading capital for international associations, to be inspired, connected and empowered to be even better - together.

12th of April 2022

European Association Summit 2022

Brussels & Online, 3-4-5 May 2022

Come and join us in Brussels, the world’s leading capital for international associations, to be inspired, connected and empowered to be even better - together.

31st of March 2022

Call for partnership for the fifth celebration of the International Day of Living Together in Peace (IDLTP) on 16 May  2022

A very simple and free partnership, which enhances your association!                                                                                                                                       

30th of March 2022

VISITFLANDERS Convention Bureau, the official convention bureau of Flanders, publishes beautifully illustrated e-books packed with inspiration and insights on numerous conference topics.


9th of March 2022

Nordisk Leitourgia annual conference 2022 will take place in Finland, November 1-4. The main theme of the conference is "The East Meets the West". 

More precise information concerning location and keynotes will be announced during the spring 2022. All information concerning the conference can be found on the webpages of Leitourgia: 



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