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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).

https://www.unesco.org

29th of November 2021
26th of November 2021

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.

26th of November 2021

The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member Live Riga.

22nd of November 2021
27th of October 2021

The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member Xi'an International Convention and Exhibition Center.

22nd of October 2021
14th of October 2021
Marina Bay Sands is thrilled to launch our new Virtual Meeting Place, a first for MICE venues. A fully customisable platform, the Virtual Meeting Place allows event organisers to build their virtual venue set to replicate their real-life event space.

From virtual meeting pods to livestreams, the Virtual Meeting Place is an all-purpose-built solution offering multiple touchpoints to continuously drive engagements and interactions all year round.
27th of September 2021
Dear colleagues,

I am writing on behalf of the Liaison Committee to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances, we took the decision to delay the NGO Forum on
Global Citizenship which will now be held on 6 and 7 December 2021.

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26th of January 2022
Taiwan should be commended for celebrating every year the rule of law. Now, it should apply it to Tai Ji Men.

by Thierry Valle*

*A paper presented at the webinar “The Tai Ji Men Case and the Rule of Law,” co-organized by CESNUR and Human Rights Without Frontiers on January 11, 2022, Taiwan’s Judicial Day.

18th of January 2022

Thank you all for the very warm welcome at UIA!


18th of January 2022

Busan MICE will change in 2022 to lead global MICE

 

Busan Metropolitan City and Busan Tourism Organization(BTO) declared 2022 as the first year to become the global MICE city in the post-COVID-19 era and accelerates its sustainable MICE project including ESG management.

Expectations are high on this year as there are a number of international conferences scheduled where thousands of foreigners will participate.

28th of December 2021

‘Busan HAEVENUE’, the best MICE destination in the post-pandemic era

 

24th of December 2021

Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), one of the leading international standard venues in Thailand and Southeast Asia, received the Thailand Energy Award from the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), the Ministry of Energy. The award is for the exceptional control building 2020 for the collaboration between BITEC and Bhiraj Tower at Emquartier on behalf of the Bhiraj Buri

22nd of December 2021

By providing realization and care in the hygiene of the customers and visitors throughout the period of business conduct, including elevation of safety strictness, BITEC is awarded the mark of Amazing Thailand Safety & Health Administration (SHA) in the category of activity/meeting and playhouse/theatre under the collaborative project between the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Ministry of Tourism

21st of December 2021

Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), a leading venue organiser in Thailand and Southeast Asia, partners with SCG Packaging Public Company Limited

17th of December 2021

With the completion of the new convention center, Maastricht Convention Bureau and MECC Maastricht are launching an international campaign to attract large-scale conventions. With the campaign called ‘Maastricht: where heart meets matter’, Maastricht is positioning itself as the ideal convention city where science, history, and innovation come together. 

15th of December 2021
When the pandemic hit, congress and event organizers in Finland did not sit still but looked for new ways of working. Now, Finland Convention Bureau tells the inspiring stories of these heroes and shows how they managed to combine innovative event solutions and experiences with health safety.

14th of December 2021
Director General Jerome H. Kim of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) appointed as the new Honorary Ambassador of Korea Tourism – MICE division.

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