Global civil society activity in France

France, officially the French Republic, is a country primarily located in Western Europe, consisting of metropolitan France and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea. The 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. The country's eighteen integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 km2 (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.4 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 time zones of any country, with a total of twelve.

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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
Réunion internationale des laboratoires d'essais et de recherches sur les matériaux et les constructions - 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 Union for the Scientific Study of Population - Paris
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

View More profiles (3649) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in France

2029 World contestWorld Ploughing Organization - Paris

2028 CongressSyndicat international du décolletage - 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 SessionInternational Olympic Committee - Paris

2023 Plenary MeetingFinancial Action Task Force - Paris

2023 Annual MeetingInternational Society of Electrochemistry - Lyon

2023 IIR International Congress of RefrigerationInternational Institute of Refrigeration - Paris

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

2023 Plenary MeetingFinancial Action Task Force - Paris

2023 European Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility ConferenceEuropean Federation for Immunogenetics - Nantes

2023 European Congress of PsychiatryEuropean Psychiatric Association - Nice

2023 Plenary MeetingFinancial Action Task Force - Paris

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

View More Future Events (160) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in France

2021 Inrternational Workshop on Spatial Econometrics and Statistics – Spatial Econometrics Association - Nantes
2021 Spring Meeting – International Poultry Council - Bordeaux
2021 European Biomass Conference – European CommissionEuropean Biomass Industry AssociationUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationWorld Council for Renewable EnergyEuropean Biomass Conference and Exhibition
2021 Congress – International Federation of Nematology Societies - Antibes
2021 European Learning Conference – Ehlers-Danlos Society - Paris
2021 Spring Meeting – European Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes - Paris
2021 Annual Congress – European Strabismological Association - Paris
2021 Quadrennial Congress – International Strabismological Association - Paris
2021 Meeting – European Public Choice Society - Lille
2021 Annual Congress and General Assembly – European Pharmaceutical Students' Association - Lyon
2021 Session - Second Part – Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe - Strasbourg
2021 International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security – International Federation for Information ProcessingCNRS
2021 Annual General Meeting – World Air Cargo Organization - Nice
2021 Séminaire sur les méthodes et les outils de la prospective stratégique – Futuribles International - Paris
2021 Conference – European Wound Management Association - Paris

View More Past Events (34936) in The International Congress Calendar

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