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. 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 km2 (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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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

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

View More profiles (3652) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in France

2029 World contestWorld Ploughing Organization - Paris

2024 Annual MeetingEuropean Society for Paediatric Endocrinology - Marseille

2024 SessionInternational Olympic Committee - Paris

2024 Annual Scientific MeetingInternational Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery - Lyon

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 Annual CongressEuropean Psychiatric Association - Nice

2023 Plenary MeetingFinancial Action Task Force - Paris

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

2023 Biennial ConferenceInternational Conference on Fish Telemetry - Paris

2023 Annual ConferenceInternational Association of Labour History Institutions - Paris

View More Future Events (162) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in France

2020 Interim Meeting – International Colour Association - Avignon
2020 Annual Mini-Convention – Bureau international d'audiophonologie - Paris
2020 Annual Colloquium – Société internationale de linguistique fonctionnelle - Paris
2020 Congrès Francophone de Chirurgie Digestive et Hépato-Biliaire – Congrès francophone de chirurgie digestive et hépato-bilio-pancréatique - Marne-la-Vallée
2020 International Conference on Interoperability of Enterprise Software and Applications – International Virtual Laboratory for Enterprise Interoperability - Tarbes
2020 Annual Forum – Forum de Paris sur la Paix - Paris
2020 Annual Conference – European Association of Regional and Local Authorities for Lifelong Learning - Rennes
2020 Keeping silent, listening, speaking up – International Society for Intermedial Studies - Nancy
2020 Congress – International Society of Neuroimmunology - Nice
2020 Annual Conference – European Council for Business Education - Paris
2020 Ux Days – Association francophone des professionnels de l'expérience utilisateur - Paris
2020 Biennial General Assembly – Centre international de recherches et d'information sur l'économie publique, sociale et coopérative - Paris
2020 Congress – European Calcified Tissue Society - Marseille
2020 World Congress on Targeting Microbiota – International Society of Microbiota - Paris
2020 Congrès International Francophone en Entrepreneuriat et PME – Association internationale de recherche en entrepreneuriat et PME - Nice

View More Past Events (34749) in The International Congress Calendar

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