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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

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 for research project proposals is now open until 15th of January 2021. http://pfra.sa/en/

21st of September 2020

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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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6th of October 2020
The Sweet Busan Nightlife, Perfect for Business Travelers
29th of September 2020

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has opened applications for the first online version of its hosted buyers’ programme “Meet Japan”, planned to start on 26th January 2021.

 

23rd of September 2020

Conflict Resolution Network is rolling out a podcast series, Resolve conflict: Everyone can win on their 12 skills of conflict resolution. 

23rd of September 2020

1. Assist Member Units in Purchasing Anti-epidemic Materials

10th of September 2020

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