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15th of December 2020
This year marks 60 years since the adoption by UNESCO’s General Conference of the Convention against Discrimination in Education: the first and only legally binding international treaty exclusively dedicated to the right to education.
15th of December 2020
The OECD is reaching its 60th Anniversary in a unique and challenging context. As the world confronts the worst health, economic and social crisis since the 1930s, the OECD is once again rising to the challenge to support its Member countries and the global community in their response to the crisis and their efforts to foster a strong, resilient, inclusive and sustainable recovery.

Through its standards, data, analysis and
15th of December 2020
NGO UNESCO Liaison COMMITTEE / Comite de liaison ONG UNESCO

International Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations

16 - 18 December 2020 Envisioning a better and sustainable future
A new paradigm for civil society.
14th of December 2020
practical questions about organizing a meeting? VAT? Insurance? Legal matters? check out this FAQ guide from visit.brussels
11th of December 2020
FAIB WEBINAR
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
2nd of November 2020

French / English

Lancement de Citoyens UNESCO pour la planète / Launch of UNESCO Green Citizens

29th of October 2020
UNESCO-NGO Liaison Committee 2020 International Conference of NGOs (ICNGO) 16-18 Dec 2020
27th of October 2020
In what leading campaigners are describing as "a new chapter for nuclear
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
21st of October 2020

UIA Virtual Round Table Asia-Pacific 2020

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. 


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1st of June 2021
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20th of May 2021
BEN-Africa Conference 2021: Inclusive and Principled Business: Ethical Values; African Stakeholders
www.benafrica.org
20th of May 2021
Daegu City held the Opening Ceremony of EXCO’s 2nd Exhibition Hall (East Wing) on April 28th. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the hall’s opening event - International Green Energy Expo.
18th of May 2021

We are proud to announce that Kraków has been shortlisted as a host city for the 61st ICCA Congress! The International Congress and Convention Association has selected 3 cities as potential organisers of the 2022 event. Kraków’s rivals are Athens and Bangkok.

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17th of May 2021

The ninth edition of Meetings Week Poland (MWP) was devoted to the meetings industry 2.0, i.e. to the transformation that both the industry and the tools it offers are undergoing. The participants, touching upon various aspects of the meetings and events market, saw -  in a difficult pandemic situation - the opportunity to create a market from scratch and take advantage of the chance to make a difference.

12th of May 2021
A year after the premiere of Poland Online Site Inspection (POSI), a comprehensive online guide for meeting planners, the Polish Tourism Organisation - Poland Convention Bureau summarizes the project and
29th of April 2021
As the first Nordic event organiser, Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre has received a Covid-19 certificate in recognition of exemplary work for Covid-19 safety. The certificate has been awarded by SAFE Asset Group, an international certification and consulting company specialising in the security of commercial premises.
26th of April 2021
The document inspired by ICCA’s Kaohsiung Protocol, for which the Polish MICE industry had been waiting for a few months, was announced in ICE Kraków Congress Centre on Tuesday 23rd March 2021. During the webinar, members of KRAKÓW NETWORK – a business initiative originated and organised by the Krakow Festival Office (KBF), the operator of the ICE Kraków Congress Centre – presented the process of elaboration and
23rd of April 2021
Korea is set to unveil its newest convention center, Ulsan Exhibition and Convention Center (UECO) on April 29, 2021. UECO will be the 17th convention center in Korea, anticipated to turn the Southeastern Metropolitan City of Ulsan into the next hub for the Korean MICE industry.
15th of April 2021
Scandic Grand Central Helsinki offers a global, unique hotel experience in the stunning historic Art Nouveau building, formerly known as the head office of Finland´s railway company, designed by Eliel Saarinen. The hotel interior has an old-fashioned charm which meets a modern style in an inspirational way and will be a unique event and meeting place in the heart of Helsinki.

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