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2nd of November 2020

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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. 


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.

THE PROGRAMME

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" Companies and Associations Code of March 2019 with regard to insurances and
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

https://bit.ly/36Mf52p

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27th of November 2020
Our world is rapidly changing and we have to adapt and move with these changes as they happen. The events industry is also finding itself in a rapid transformation. One of the key questions is 'how can we plan for, and organise events with the current uncertainty of being able to get our audience together in a physical location?' During the 1st Rotterdam Experiment we will discover the exciting possibilities mixed reality offers the events industry in a living experiment connecting the virtual & live sphere to each other.
26th of November 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.

11th of November 2020
Finland is seen as a sustainable and reliable destination, where everything is sure to work without a hitch - for conference organizers and expats alike. 

Finland ranks #1 in the Sustainable Expat Living Report
4th of November 2020

Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre is increasingly committed to promoting responsible travel & events by joining Visit Finland’s Sustainable Travel Finland program.

29th of October 2020
If there is something that Covid-19 has told us is that university lifelong learning (ULLL) will be from now on even more relevant and needed than ever.
23rd of October 2020
Korea MICE Expo <https://www.koreamiceexpo.com> (KME), Korea’s largest trade show for meeting professionals and incentive planners, returns this year as a hybrid event for the first time, held offline at Songdo ConvensiA, Incheon with a corresponding virtual event from November 24-27, 2020.
22nd of October 2020
September and October are usually the busiest months for association meetings in Finland. This year is no exception - only the formats are different: there are dozens of online and hybrid meetings and conferences this autumn in all Finnish congress cities. 

21st of October 2020

The ESG / SRI Market grows at a stable pace in the last years, becoming a global market trend. The 5th ESG Investments & Sustainable Finance Forum, powered by Global Sustain, is more relevant than ever before, bringing forward issues related to the current COVID-19 crisis and the mainstreaming of an ESG culture. This year, for safety reasons, the 5th ESG Investments & Sustainable Finance

6th of October 2020

Visit Finland has issued Sustainable Travel Finland (STF) labels to around 30 Finnish travel service companies. This new accreditation program signifies that these companies satisfy Visit Finland’s sustainable travel criteria, which cover economic, ecological, social and cultural sustainability. With the lifting of international travel restrictions, responsible and sustainable business models become more important than ever.

6th of October 2020
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