Global civil society activity in France

France, officially the French Republic, is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland, Monaco, and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.06 million. 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. France, including its overseas territories, has the most number of time zones of any country, with a total of 12.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

France is ranked #7 over a 20 year period,
with 13903 meetings since 1998.

Top 10 in 2018

France is ranked #2 in 2018, with 455 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

International Association of Cancer Registries - Lyon
World Medical Association - Ferney-Voltaire
World Road Association - Paris La Défense
International Federation of Catholic Universities - 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 Council on Archives - Paris
International Association of Applied Psychology - Reims
International Association of Hydrological Sciences - Rennes
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 Union for Health Promotion and Education - Saint-Maurice
Public Services International - Ferney-Voltaire
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population - Paris
International Association of Art - Paris
International Young Catholic Students - Paris
International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior - Paris
Confédération internationale des sociétés d'auteurs et compositeurs - Neuilly-sur-Seine
International Federation of Human Rights Leagues - Paris
International Theatre Institute - Paris

View More profiles (3575) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in France

2034 World contestWorld Ploughing Organization - Paris

2024 Annual MeetingEuropean Society for Paediatric Endocrinology - Marseille

2023 Annual MeetingInternational Society of Electrochemistry - Lyon

2023 One health for all plants, crops and treesInternational Society for Plant Pathology - Lyon

2023 European Federation for Immunogenetics - Nantes

2023 Triennial General AssemblyInternational Union of Pure and Applied Physics - Paris

2022 International Symposium on Medicinal ChemistryEuropean Federation for Medicinal Chemistry - Nice

2022 SymposiumInternational Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic and Validated Numerical Computations - Nantes

2022 Epigraphy at the 21st centuryInternational Association for Greek and Latin Epigraphy - Bordeaux

2022 Radical thinking in the Middle AgesSociété internationale pour l'étude de la philosophie médiévale - Paris

2022 Triennial CongressAssociation internationale de papyrologues - Paris

2022 Quadrennial General Meeting and CongressInternational Mineralogical Association - Lyon

2022 Biennial Forum of NeuroscienceFederation of European Neuroscience Societies - Paris

2022 EURORDIS - Rare Diseases Europe - Nice

2022 ISEA International - Paris

View More Future Events (125) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in France

2020 Annual Conference – European Cystic Fibrosis Society - Lyon
2020 Annual Conference – Association internationale du management stratégique - Toulouse
2020 Annual Congress – European Society of Paediatric Radiology - Marseille
2020 RubberCon Conference – International Rubber Conference Organisation - Paris
2020 Meeting – European Civil Aviation Conference - Paris
2020 Annual General Assembly – European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education - Nantes
2020 Annual Meeting – International Society for Cellular Therapy - Paris
2020 LHCP : Annual Large Hadron Collider Physics Conference – European Organization for Nuclear ResearchCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique
2020 Spring Conference – European Materials Research Society - Strasbourg
2020 Congress – European Academy of Neurology - Paris
2020 Congress – European Academy of Neurology - Paris
2020 Assembly – International Friendship League - Le Plessis-Robinson
2020 Annual Conference – European Council for Business Education - Paris
2020 Annual Congress – International Association of Professional Numismatists - Marseille
2020 Congrès Annuel – Association francophone de comptabilité - Angers

View More Past Events (34390) in The International Congress Calendar

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