on Thursday 17 December 2020 from 13h00 to 14h30 (CET)
Topic: There were significant developments for non-profit associations during 2020 and we expect to see at least as much action in 2021.
During this annual lunch-debate (replaced by a webinar this year), various
French / English
Lancement de Citoyens UNESCO pour la planète / Launch of UNESCO Green Citizens
disarmament", the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear
Weapons will now come into force on 22 January, after Honduras became the
50th Member State to ratify on Saturday.
The UN Secretary-General António Guterres in a statement commended all the
countries whose ratification of the accord, approved by 122 nations at the
The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member, the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
UIA Virtual Round Table Asia-Pacific
Seoul Tourism Organization (STO),
host of UIA virtual Round Table Asia-pacific 2020, has donated the total income
from registration fees for this event as scholarships for two students from
disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.
Please be aware that one of our speakers is seriously ill and will not be in a position to take part in the planned webinar of this Thursday 22.10 on "Liability of Associations" .
MOOC on Promoting and Protecting Human Rights: a Global Overview
In times of violence and crisis, human rights are important safeguards. In times of peace, security and development, they are important pillars sustaining our common humanity. They are more than moral or legal concepts: they are the lymph of our lives. For them to run effectively, we need to relentlessly promote and protect them.
- Part 1: lessons learnt, pitfalls to be avoided, practical examples and recommendations.
- Part 2: what kind of insurances can be taken? At what cost? What is covered and not covered by an insurance contract?
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.
Note: The UIA reserves the right to remove any posts it deems inappropriate for this list, for example commercial ads.
The Prepared, Hybrid MICE City of Busan
The city of Hamburg has been named as “Germany’s strongest city brand”.
Hamburg claimed the top spot in a number of categories: attractiveness,
future development, city break destination, likeability, uniqueness and
standard of living. Discover the city, its meeting and event facilities
and innovative economic clusters at IBTM World Virtual, taking place 8 –
10 December 2020.
In response to the prolonged COVID-19 situation, Korea MICE Bureau, under the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), released an updated COVID-19 support program for International Conventions to provide extra assistance to groups affected by the pandemic.
Finland ranks #1 in the Sustainable Expat Living Report
Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre is increasingly committed to promoting responsible travel & events by joining Visit Finland’s Sustainable Travel Finland program.