14th Round Table Europe – 18 & 19 November 2021 – Prague

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9th Round Table Asia-Pacific – 21 & 22 October 2021 – Tokyo

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8th Round Table Asia-Pacific – 17 & 18 September 2020 – Seoul

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7th Round Table Asia-Pacific – 18 and 19 September 2019 – Pattaya

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13th Round Table Europe – 4 November 2019 - Brussels

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12th UIA Round Table Europe 2018

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6th UIA Round Table Asia-Pacific 2018

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11th UIA Round Table Europe 2017

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5th UIA Round Table Asia-Pacific 2017

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10th UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2016

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4th UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific 2016

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9th UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2015

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3rd UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific 2015

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8th UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2014

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2nd UIA Associations Round Table Asia 2014

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7th UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2013

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1st UIA Associations Round Table Asia 2013

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6th Associations Round Table Europe 2012

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Brussels, Belgium

15th Round Table Europe – Brussels

Friday 20 May 2022
Marriott Grand Place

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Rotterdam, Netherlands

16th Round Table Europe – Rotterdam

24 & 25 November 2022
Postillion Convention Center Rotterdam – WTC

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UIA’s 9th Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific took place as a hybrid event in Tokyo, Japan on 21 & 22 October 2021

The Associations Round Tables are organized annually by the Union of International Associations (UIA). The Round Tables, that are the core of UIA’s education project, provide an opportunity to learn through networking and through practice, to meet other international associations and share experience and knowledge. In its 15th year of organizing Round Tables for international associations, the UIA was excited to bring this main event to Tokyo. This was the first time UIA has held the Round Table in a hybrid format, giving associations around the globe the opportunity to meet and learn in Tokyo.

UIA’s 14th Associations Round Table Europe took place at the Prague Congress Centre in Prague, Czech Republic on 18 & 19 November – hosted by Prague Convention Bureau (PCB)

The Associations Round Table Europe event of the Union of International Associations (UIA) was held in the Prague Congress Centre on November 18 & 19. This 14th Round Table Europe, hosted by the Prague Convention Bureau, took place in a hybrid format, which provided an excellent solution for those delegates unable to attend the event in-person.

131 delegates, from 34 countries, representing 98 international organizations participated. 58 in-person participants were welcomed onsite in Prague. Easy platform access, networking and educational content combined to provide an engaging and rewarding experience for all delegates. Plenary sessions were presented on “Associations in the World: Speaking Truth to Power” and “Achieving goals, finding partners: UIA’s Global Civil Society Database”. Interactive workshops addressed current topics such as: membership retention and engagement; the application of artificial intelligence in society; empowering teams by design thinking; the organization of hybrid events; and the relations between the United Nations system and civic associations.

The presentations and the workshops were led by association experts and the delegates shared and discussed their associations’ experience, challenges and solutions.

What participants said about past UIA Round Tables

"Some very relevant topics were covered and great networking opportunities possible."

- Amanda Millard, International Wool Textile Organization

"Excellent event, lot to learn from diverse group of participants. Every year I take away more in-depth knowledge, new connections, inspiration."

- Andrea Witt, Eurochild

"The conference was well organized, truly in tune with the needs of delegates. Met a lot of great people and exchanged some contacts."

- Cheryl Withaneachi, INTI International University / International Association for Consumer Law

"The conference topics as well as the speakers were interesting and relevant to our organization."

- Hagay Herzel, Asiania Sport For All Association

"It was amazing to take part in a gathering of so many diverse people, all working towards a similar all-encompassing purpose of active citizenship."

- Senne Meeusen, Board of European Students of Technology

"The UIA Round Table is a great event to get to know international organizations and exchange knowledge and information. Through the different workshops I gained a lot of new insights and new perspectives on different issues that international organizations face today."

- Sophie Vancraeynest, European Institute of Peace

"The UIA Round Table has provided a fruitful discussion and networking opportunity."

- Wai Yie Leong, International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists

"This is a very good platform to liaise with a variety of associations."

- Zar Gomez, Caritas Asia



View a list of past participants.

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15th UIA Associations Round Table – Brussels

Friday 20 May 2022
Brussels, Belgium – Marriott Grand Place

10th UIA Associations Round Table Asia – Pacific

2022
Date & Location TBA

16th UIA Associations Round Table – Europe

24 & 25 November 2022
Rotterdam, Netherlands – Postillion Convention Center Rotterdam – WTC

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11th UIA Associations Round Table Asia – Pacific

2023
Date & Location TBA

17th UIA Associations Round Table – Brussels

2023
Brussels, Belgium