Global civil society activity in France
France, officially the French Republic, is a country consisting 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 borders 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 67.07 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 12.
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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 2019France is ranked #6 in 2019, with 616 meetings.
Local UIA Partner
Paris Convention and Visitors Bureauwebsite: http://en.parisinfo.com/
Local UIA Partner
Ville de Marseillewebsite: http://www.marseille.fr/sitevdm/jsp/site/Portal.jsp
Local UIA Partner
Lille Grand Palaiswebsite: http://www.lillegrandpalais.co.uk/
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Lyon Convention Bureauwebsite: http://www.en.lyon-france.com/
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 Committee of Historical Sciences - Paris
International Science Council - Paris
International Federation for Parent Education - Sèvres
Commission for the Geological Map of the World - Paris
International Brain Research Organization - Paris
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
World Road Association - Paris La Défense
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Paris
Fédération internationale des professeurs de français - Paris
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
Future Events in FranceAnnual Meeting – European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology - Marseille2024 Session – International Olympic Committee - Paris2024 Annual Scientific Meeting – International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery - Lyon2023 Annual Meeting – International Society of Electrochemistry - Lyon2023 IIR International Congress of Refrigeration – International Institute of Refrigeration - Paris2023 One health for all plants, crops and trees – International Society for Plant Pathology - Lyon2023 European Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility Conference – European Federation for Immunogenetics - Nantes2023 Annual Congress – European Psychiatric Association - Nice2023 Triennial General Assembly – International Union of Pure and Applied Physics - Paris2023 Biennial Conference – International Conference on Fish Telemetry - Paris2022 Meeting – Society for the Neurobiology of Language - Marseille2022 Annual Congress – International Astronautical Federation - Paris2022 Annual General Meeting – European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Nice2022 International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry – European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry - Nice
Past Events in France
2020 Annual Conference and General Assembly – University Women of Europe - Paris
2020 Annual Congress – European Contact Lens Society of Ophthalmologists - Paris
2020 L'activité et ses frontières - penser et agir sur les transformations de nos sociétés – Société d'ergonomie de langue française - Paris
2020 Annual Plenary Session – Congrès de psychiatrie et de neurologie de langue française - Lille
2020 Biennial Congress – European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery - Paris
2020 Meeting – International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board - Paris
2020 Conference – RADECS Association for Radiations, Effects on Components and Systems - Vannes
2020 Conference – International Towing Tank Conference - Nantes
2020 Pan European Regional Congress – International Association for Dental Research - Marseille
2020 Workshop on Higgs Hunting – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – Workshop "Higgs Hunting"
2020 Brain, body, cognition – World Conference on Movement: Brain, Body, Cognition - Paris
2020 Annual Purchasing Conference – European Institute of Purchasing Management - Paris
2020 Triennial Congress – Association of European Latin Americanist Historians - Paris
2020 Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain – International Institute of Refrigeration - Nantes
2020 International Conference on the Virtual Physiological Human – Virtual Physiological Human Institute for Integrative Biomedical Research - Nantes
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