Global civil society activity in Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a country situated at the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. It is a federal republic composed of 26 cantons, with federal authorities based in Bern. Switzerland is a landlocked country bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. It is geographically divided among the Swiss Plateau, the Alps, and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi), and land area of 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8.5 million is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities and economic centres are located, among them Zürich, Geneva and Basel, where multiple international organisations are domiciled and where the main international airports of Switzerland are.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Switzerland is ranked #13 over a 20 year period,
with 7827 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in 2019

Switzerland is ranked #17 in 2019, with 248 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Centre International de Conférence Genève


Local UIA Partner

Geneva Convention Bureau


Local UIA Partner

Switzerland Tourism


Organizations based in Switzerland

FDI - World Dental Federation - Geneva GE
Global Association of International Sport Federations - Lausanne VD
International Disability Alliance - Geneva GE
International Association for the Study of the Liver - Satigny GE
Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences - Geneva GE
International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources - Gland VD
Fédération internationale des associations d'études classiques - Basel BS
Alliance for Health Promotion - Versoix GE
World Young Women's Christian Association - Le Grand-Saconnex GE
Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme - Mies VD
Fédération internationale de volleyball - Lausanne VD
International Boxing Association - Lausanne VD
International Rowing Federation - Lausanne VD
Lutheran World Federation - Geneva GE
International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering - Zurich ZH
International Cartographic Association - Neuchâtel NE
International Federation of Sports Medicine - Lausanne VD
Union internationale des associations d'alpinisme - Bern BE
International Labour and Employment Relations Association - Geneva GE
Fédération internationale d'escrime - Lausanne VD
International Baccalaureate - Geneva GE
International Board on Books for Young People - Basel BS
Fédération Internationale de Ski - Oberhofen-Thunersee BE
International Schools Association - Geneva GE
International Organisation of Employers - Geneva GE

View More profiles (1641) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Switzerland

2023 Biennial World Chambers CongressInternational Chamber of CommerceWorld Chambers Federation

2023 World Radiocommunication ConferenceInternational Telecommunication Union - Geneva

2022 ConferenceGlobal Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment - Zurich

2022 Annual CongressInternational Federation of Agricultural Journalists - Zurich

2022 Annual MeetingAssociation for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology - Geneva

2022 International ConferencePolymer Processing Society - St Gallen

2022 Triennial CongressAsociación Internacional de Hispanistas - Neuchâtel

2022 Annual Scientific MeetingEuropean Association of Psychosomatic Medicine - Lausanne

2022 CongressInternational Association for Archaeological Research in Western & Central Asia - Bern

2021 Annual ConferenceWorld Federation for Hospital Sterilisation Sciences - Geneva

2021 Annual ConferenceSociété internationale d'oncologie gériatrique - Geneva

2021 Annual ConferenceInternational Leadership Association - Geneva

2021 ABIM : Annual Biocontrol Industry MeetingInternational Biocontrol Manufacturers Association - Basel

2021 Annual CongressEuropean Society of Neuroradiology - Geneva

2021 Annual MeetingActuarial Association of Europe - Oberkirch

View More Future Events (52) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Switzerland

2020 Annual Conference – ICOM International Committee for Documentation - Geneva
2020 Europe Conference – Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances - Zurich
2020 Biennial Congress – European Union of Insurance and Social Security Medicine - Basel
2020 Annual Conference – International Association of Labour History Institutions - Zurich
2020 Biennial Conference – European Bobath Tutors Association - Lausanne
2020 International Infrastructure Conference – International Federation of Consulting Engineers - Geneva
2020 European Fluid Mechanics Conference – EUROMECH - European Mechanics Society - Zurich
2020 Session – Committee on the Rights of the Child - Geneva
2020 Earth system interactions on a changing planet – International Association of GeoChemistry - Zurich
2020 International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry – European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry - Basel
2020 Congress – International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences - Geneva
2020 Conference – Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics - Basel
2020 EUROSOIL Congress – European Confederation of Soil Science Societies - Geneva
2020 Biennial Collective Intentionality Conference – International Social Ontology Society - Neuchâtel
2020 Session – Committee Against Torture - Geneva

View More Past Events (14368) in The International Congress Calendar

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