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 Science Council - Paris
International Federation for Parent Education - Sèvres
International Judo Federation - Paris
International Union of Biological Sciences - Orsay
Association mondiale des sciences de l'éducation - Reims
International Association of Cancer Registries - Lyon
World Medical Association - Ferney-Voltaire
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
International Federation of Musicians - Paris
International Association of Applied Psychology - Reims
International Association of Hydrological Sciences - Rennes
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 Union of Railways - Paris

View More profiles (3651) 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 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

2023 Biennial ConferenceInternational Conference on Fish Telemetry - Paris

2023 Annual ConferenceInternational Association of Labour History Institutions - Paris

View More Future Events (159) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in France

2021 Conference – International Consortium for Personalised Medicine - Paris
2021 Plenary Meeting – Financial Action Task Force - Paris
2021 International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes – International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes - Paris
2021 RubberCon Conference – International Rubber Conference Organisation - Paris
2021 European Corporate and Private M and A Conference – International Bar Association - Paris
2021 Paris Annual International Congress – International Master Course on Aging Skin - Paris
2021 Congrès – Société Francophone d'Analyse du Mouvement chez l'Enfant et l'Adulte - Marseille
2021 Congrès Annuel – Société d'andrologie de langue française - Caen
2021 Session – Joint IOC/IHO Guiding Committee for the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans - Paris
2021 Symposium – Joint IOC/IHO Guiding Committee for the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans - Paris
2021 Assises – Assises européennes de la transition énergétique - Dunkerque
2021 L'activité et ses frontières - penser et agir sur les transformations de nos sociétés – Société d'Ergonomie de Langue Française - Paris
2021 Quadrennial Congress – International Tribology Council - Lyon
2021 Annual Conference – International Bar Association - Paris
2021 International Symposium on Ostracoda – International Research Group on Ostracoda - Lyon

View More Past Events (34816) in The International Congress Calendar

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