Global civil society activity in France

France, officially the French Republic, is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. Its metropolitan area extends from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea; overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. France borders Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland, Monaco and Italy to the east, Andorra and Spain to the south, as well as the Netherlands, Suriname, and Brazil in the Americas. Its eighteen integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 km2 (248,573 sq mi) and over 67 million people. France is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre; other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille, and Nice. Including its overseas territories, France has twelve time zones, the most of any country.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

France is ranked #2 over a 20 year period,
with 14984 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in 2019

France is ranked #6 in 2019, with 616 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau


Local UIA Partner

Ville de Marseille


Local UIA Partner

Lille Grand Palais


Local UIA Partner

Lyon Convention Bureau


Organizations based in France

Union internationale des associations et organismes scientifiques et techniques - Paris
International Council for Film, Television and Audiovisual Communication - Paris
International Committee of Historical Sciences - Paris
International Federation for Parent Education - Sèvres
International Union of Biological Sciences - Orsay
Association mondiale des sciences de l'éducation - Reims
World Medical Association - Ferney-Voltaire
International Federation of Catholic Universities - Paris
International Union of Women Architects - Paris
International Federation of Musicians - Paris
Association internationale des critiques d'art - Paris
International Federation of Translators - Paris
Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service - Paris
International Association of National Public Health Institutes - Saint-Maurice
International Movement of Apostolate of Children - Montrouge
Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile - Paris
International Union for Health Promotion and Education - Saint-Maurice
Public Services International - Ferney-Voltaire
International Criminal Police Organization - INTERPOL - Lyon
International Institute of Refrigeration - Paris
International Council on Monuments and Sites - Charenton-le-Pont
International Association of Art - Paris
International Young Catholic Students - Paris
Confédération internationale des sociétés d'auteurs et compositeurs - Neuilly-sur-Seine
International Federation of Human Rights Leagues - Paris

View More profiles (3631) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in France

2031 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Paris

2029 World ContestWorld Ploughing Organization - Paris

2028 CongressSyndicat international du décolletage - Paris

2026 Annual General MeetingInternational Veteran Cycle Association - Paris

2025 CongressInternational Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists - Paris

2024 Annual Scientific MeetingInternational Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery - Lyon

2024 Annual MeetingEuropean Society for Paediatric Endocrinology - Marseille

2024 Quadrennial CongressComité international d'histoire de l'art - Lyon

2024 Annual ConferenceEuropean Scientific Association for Material Forming - Toulouse

2024 SessionInternational Olympic Committee - Paris

2024 Biennial CongressEuropean Society for Agronomy - Rennes

2023 Annual ConferenceInternational Bar Association - Paris

2023 Annual MeetingSociety for the Neurobiology of Language - Marseille

2023 Plenary MeetingFinancial Action Task Force - Paris

2023 Annual MeetingInternational Society of Electrochemistry - Lyon

View More Future Events (159) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in France

2021 International Conference on Spreading Depolarization – Co-operative Studies on Brain Injury Depolarizations - Lyon
2021 Annual Congress – European Society for Medical Oncology - Paris
2021 Annual Plenary Session – Congrès de psychiatrie et de neurologie de langue française - La Rochelle
2021 International Congress – International Association for the Study of Canon Law - Paris
2021 Webinaire – International Association for the Study of Canon Law - Paris
2021 International Conference – European Association of Organic Geochemists - Montpellier
2021 Congress – European Hip Society - Lille
2021 Conference – European Conference of Phaleristic Societies - Paris
2021 Members Assembly – International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources - Marseille
2021 International Conference of Archaeological Prospection – International Society for Archaeological Prospection - Lyon
2021 Organic World Congress – IFOAM - Organics International - Rennes
2021 Annual Scientific Meeting – European Optical Society - Paris
2021 International Conference on Nuclear Hyperpolarization (HYP21) – Groupement AMPERE - Lyon
2021 World Tribology Congress – International Tribology Council - Lyon
2021 Annual Congress – European Contact Lens Society of Ophthalmologists - Paris

View More Past Events (35281) in The International Congress Calendar

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