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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).

https://www.unesco.org

29th of November 2021

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22nd of November 2022

Busan, a global city known for its excellent MICE infrastructure and abundant tourism resources, continues to double down on its efforts to win the right to host the World Expo 2030, scheduled to be held from May 1 to October 31, 2030. Leading Korean companies and citizens have joined Busan’s efforts to win the bid and demonstrate the city’s capabilities as an expo host.

2nd of November 2022
The live web Yearly Academic Conference of the European Independent Foundation in Angiology / Vascular Medicine will be held on 2 to 4 December 2022. See here for more information and for registration: https://europeanangiologydays.net
27th of October 2022

Busan is a global MICE city whose reputation is growing stronger by the day. With the end of the COVID pandemic in sight, the global MICE industry is resuming business as usual. In the first half of this year alone, the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) held over 100 more events than it did all of last year.

19th of October 2022
Dieter Korczak has been coordinating an EU co-financed project in 13 EU Member States since July this year. This project is about setting up debt counselling centres in the countries Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Hungary and Cyprus.
11th of October 2022

Global 5G Connections Reach 813 Million in Q2 2022; Up 112% from Q2 2021
Expected to Reach 5.9 Billion by End of 2027, Adding 1 Billion a Year from 2023 to 2027
North America 5G Connections Grew 21% Quarterly to Reach 99 Million at End of Q2 2022

10th of October 2022

EURO 2022 in Espoo exceeded all expectations and received great feedback.

Antti Punkka, Chair of the Organising Committee, shares his experiences and insights about organizing the EURO 2022 conference, Espoo as a congress destination and much more.

4th of October 2022
Au cours de l'histoire, les femmes ont souvent été qualifiées de "dérangeantes" lorsqu'elles ne correspondaient pas aux normes d'apparence, de comportement, de croyance ou de situation définies par la société. De la sorcière du Moyen-Âge à la militante féministe, en passant par les suffragettes, la femme n'est plus considérée comme "respectable" dès lors qu'elle remet en cause l'ordre établi et met en danger le patriarcat.
20th of September 2022

Without a doubt, the era of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) has arrived as a worldwide trend for sustainable growth throughout industries. Previously, businesses were mainly assessed based on their financial achievements but recently their ESG values are also being scrutinized more than ever by both stakeholders and consumers. This applies to the MICE industry as well.

23rd of August 2022

Korea has recently successfully launched the satellite launch rocket Nuri and the lunar probe Danuri in succession. Based on these achievements, the country is securing a stronger global standing academically and technologically in terms of space science. Korea is also being recognized for its ability to attract relevant MICE events.

18th of July 2022

Located at the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula, the coastal city of Busan features diverse elements ranging from a world-class MICE infrastructure to mountains, rivers, and the sea, making it an optimal location to enjoy both business and pleasure. As a result, the number of bleisure and workcation visitors is on the rise, and Busan is making vigorous marketing efforts as Korea’s only maritime bleisure city.

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