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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. 

20th of October 2020
Dear members and contacts,  
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" .
15th of October 2020

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.


9th of October 2020
"Liability of Associations"
  • 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?
For this webinar, Alain COSTANTINI will first recall the prescriptions foreseen by the "new"
7th of October 2020
UIA CIM World of Associations News released yesterday, featuring:

When COVID-19 is not an excuse any more
By Nina Gabatan


6th of October 2020
news from the Académie Internationale des Sciences et Techniques du Sport (AISTS):

I am reaching out to let you know about a new sports research award that has just been launched, with funding per project available up to $120,000 USD. The call


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16th of February 2023
The Economic Creativity Award Initiative is an award program that aims to recognize and promote individuals, organizations, and businesses that are taking innovative and effective actions to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
16th of February 2023
The Creators Union of Arab launched a social initiative within the World Intellectual Property Organization's celebrations of World Intellectual Property Day under the title "Arab Intellectual Property Day" in 2021. It has been included in WIPO's global agenda, and every year it deals with a priority topic launched by the World Intellectual Property Organization.
15th of February 2023
The Inter-Islamic Network on Tropical Medicine is an international, non-profit, and non-political organization. It is a self-contained, autonomous, and independent institution under the authority of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH). INTROM is held at the Institute for Medical Research (IMR) in Kuala Lumpur.
14th of February 2023
This flagship report provides in-depth surveys and analyses of the quality of electricity and gas supply across Europe with associated recommendations for good regulatory practices to maintain a good level of continuity of supply, voltage quality, and commercial quality for customers across Europe.
14th of February 2023
Albert J. Menkveld and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are proud to organize the 50th Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association. The meeting will be held August 16-19 August, 2023. The EFA 2023 will host a panel of Nobel laureates to celebrate the 50th Annual Meeting. The panel will discuss the next 50 years of financial economics. Albert J. Menkveld is the EFA 2023 Program Chair at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The Local Organizing Team at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is Debby S.
14th of February 2023
EFA welcomes Marcin Kacperczyk as Managing Editor of the Review of Finance for a three year term starting January 1, 2023. Marcin Kacperczyk is Professor of Finance at Imperial College London. He is past president of the European Finance Association and was Conference Chair of the EFA Annual Meeting in 2018.
14th of February 2023
EFA welcomes Josef Zechner as Chair of the European Finance Association for a three year term starting January 1, 2023. Josef Zechner is Professor of Finance and Investments at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), speaker of the PhD program and Co-Head of Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK).
26th of January 2023


Two Longtime Staff Members – Dawn Frazier and Deborah McKenzie – Receive Promotions

26th of January 2023
During the year 2023 ASIT will be celebrating 60 years of ministry. The central celebration will be in Buenos Aires at the beginning of October 2023. For more information please see the website: www.asit.edu.ar
24th of January 2023
AIM Group International and the Vienna Convention Bureau are delighted to announce that the largest and most prestigious event in the Robotics and Automation calendar, the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), will be coming to Vienna in 2026.


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