Global civil society activity in France

France, officially the French Republic, is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and overseas regions and territories in the Americas and the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. 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, Saint Pierre and Miquelon in the North Atlantic, the French West Indies, and many islands in Oceania and the Indian Ocean. Due to its several coastal territories, France has the largest exclusive economic zone in the world. France borders Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Monaco, Italy, Andorra, and Spain in continental Europe, as well as the Netherlands, Suriname, and Brazil in the Americas via its overseas territories in French Guiana and Saint Martin. 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 Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Lille, Bordeaux, and Nice.

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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 12712 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

France is ranked #5 in 2021, with 266 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

World Federation of Engineering Organizations - Paris
Union internationale des associations et organismes scientifiques et techniques - Paris
International Council for Film, Television and Audiovisual Communication - Paris
International Music Council - Paris
International Federation for Parent Education - Sèvres
Commission for the Geological Map of the World - Paris
International Brain Research Organization - Paris
International Comparative Literature Association - Paris
International Prison Chaplains' Association - Rennes
International Organization of Legal Metrology - Paris
International Judo Federation - Paris
International Union of Biological Sciences - Orsay
Association mondiale des sciences de l'éducation - Reims
International Commission on Large Dams - Paris
International Association of Cancer Registries - Lyon
World Medical Association - Ferney-Voltaire
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Paris
Fédération internationale des professeurs de français - Paris
Fédération internationale des professions immobilières - Paris
International Union of Women Architects - Paris
World Confederation of Billiards Sports - Venon
International Organization Against Trachoma - Créteil
Union Internationale des Avocats - Paris
International Federation of Musicians - Paris
International Association of Hydrological Sciences - Rennes

View More profiles (3641) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in France

2031 World ContestWorld Ploughing Organization - Rennes

2031 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Rennes

2028 CongressSyndicat international du décolletage - Rennes

2027 CongressEuropean Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Lille

2026 Annual General MeetingInternational Veteran Cycle Association - Lille

2025 European Congress of ArachnologyEuropean Society of Arachnology - Saint-Malo

2025 CongressInternational Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists - Saint-Malo

2024 Annual Scientific MeetingInternational Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery - Lyon

2024 CongressEuropean Society of Veterinary Internal MedicineEuropean College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals

2024 Annual ConferenceInternational Association of Labour History Institutions - Nanterre

2024 Annual MeetingEuropean Society for Paediatric Endocrinology - Marseille

2024 Annual CongressEuropean Go Federation - Toulouse

2024 International Conference on the History of CartographyInternational Conference on the History of Cartography - Lyon

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

2024 CongressEuropean Calcified Tissue Society - Marseille

View More Future Events (132) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in France

2022 Annual International Laser Physics Workshop – International Laser Physics Workshop - Lyon
2022 Congress – International Congress on Pediatric Pulmonology - Nice
2022 Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience Conference – International Society for Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience - Lyon
2022 General Assembly – European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law - Paris
2022 Conference – European Association for South-East Asian Studies - Paris
2022 International Congress on the Biology of Fish (ICBF) – American Fisheries Society - Montpellier
2022 International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures – International Association of Computed TomographyEuropean Synchrotron Radiation Facility
2022 Joint Conference ISAF-PFM-ECAPD - International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics – European Conference on Applications of Polar DielectricsInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2022 General Meeting – European Grassland Federation - Caen
2022 Reanimation – Société de réanimation de langue française - Paris
2022 International Conference on Oxidative Stress Reduction, Redox Homeostasis and Antioxidants – International Society of Antioxidant in Nutrition and Health - Paris
2022 European Conference on Embolotherapy – Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe - Nice
2022 Congrès – Congrès Francophone Fragilité du Sujet Agé Le Vieillissement en Santé Prévention de la Perte d'Autonomie - Toulouse
2022 Plenary Meeting – Financial Action Task Force - Paris
2022 European Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Products – EURORDIS - Rare Diseases Europe - Nice

View More Past Events (35714) in The International Congress Calendar

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