Global civil society activity in Greece
Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2018; Athens is its largest and capital city, followed by Thessaloniki. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkans, Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. It shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, the Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin and the 11th longest coastline in the world at 13,676 km (8,498 mi) in length, featuring many islands, of which 227 are inhabited. Eighty percent of Greece is mountainous, with Mount Olympus being the highest peak at 2,918 metres (9,573 ft). The country consists of nine traditional geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands, Thrace, Crete, and the Ionian Islands.
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From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Top 25 over 20 years
Greece is ranked #25 over a 20 year period,
with 2888 meetings since 1999.
Top 10 in 2019Greece is ranked #27 in 2019, with 89 meetings.
Organizations based in Greece
Association internationale pour l'histoire du verre - Kalamaria
Association of International Marathons and Distance Races - Athens
World Pangration Athlima Federation - Athens
Balkan Geophysical Society - Chania
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies - Thessaloniki
Association of Interbalkan Women's Cooperation Societies, Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki
European Society of Arachnology - Alexandroupoli
Association of the Balkan News Agencies - Thessaloniki
Near East/South Asia Council of Overseas Schools - Athens
Mobile Mediterranean University of Mastology - Ioannina
Organisation mondiale des associations pour l'éducation prénatale - Athens
World Pan Amateur Kickboxing Association - Thessaloniki
European Society for Study of Tourette Syndrome - Komotini
European Histamine Research Society - Athens
European/Mediterranean Planetarium Association - Athens
European Fire Service Sport Federation - Athens
European Society of Hypertension - Athens
European Ichthyological Society - Anavyssos
International Association for Transport Properties - Thessaloniki
Balkan Environmental Association - Thessaloniki
Association for Cooperation on Sustainable Development and Sustainable Construction in the Mediterranean - Athens
Mediterranean Garden Society - Peania
International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards - Athens
European Brain and Behaviour Society - Athens
International Union of Medical Advisers Associations - Athens
Future Events in GreeceAnnual Meeting – European High Pressure Research Group - Thessaloniki2024 European Congress – European Association of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology - Thessaloniki2024 Annual Congress – European Orthodontic Society - Athens2023 Congress – European Society for Organ Transplantation - Athens2023 International Congress on Rheology – International Committee on Rheology - Athens2023 Annual Conference – International Association for Conflict Management - Thessaloniki2023 World of Coffee Event – Speciality Coffee Association - Athens2023 Healthy plants support human welfare – International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences - Athens2023 General Assembly – European Federation of Orthodontic Specialists Associations - Athens2023 World Tunnel Congress (WTC) – International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association - Athens2023 Symposium – International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry - Ioannina2023 Conference – Society for Risk Analysis - Europe - Ioannina2022 Pan European Regional Congress – International Committee of Military Medicine - Thessaloniki2022 Congress – Radiology International - Elounda
Past Events in Greece
2021 European Conference of Presidents of Parliament – Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe - Athens
2021 Congress – European Federation of the Parquet Industry - Athens
2021 Annual Conference – International Commission for the History of State Assemblies - Athens
2021 Annual Assembly – International Commission for Alpine Rescue - Thessaloniki
2021 Annual Conference of International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations – International Forum for Volunteering in Development - Thessaloniki
2021 Congress – European Geriatric Medicine Society - Athens
2021 Annual Conference – International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association - Athens
2021 ISWA World Congress – International Solid Waste Association – Hellenic Solid Waste Management Association (HSWMA) – Welcome Congress & Travel
2021 Congress – Radiology International - Elounda
2021 Biennial Congress – European Rhinologic Society - Thessaloniki
2021 International Symposium – International Symposium on Infection and Allergy of the Nose - Thessaloniki
2021 The nose across the lifespan – International Rhinologic Society - Thessaloniki
2021 World Congress of Sports Medicine – International Federation of Sports Medicine - Athens
2021 Biennial Congress – Senologic International Society - Rhodes Is
2021 Annual Conference – European Network for Ombudsmen in Higher Education - Athens
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