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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Meetings Statistics

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 2019

Greece 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

View More profiles (164) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Greece

2026 Biennial CongressEuropean Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery - Athens

2025 Annual MeetingEuropean High Pressure Research Group - Thessaloniki

2024 European CongressEuropean Association of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology - Thessaloniki

2024 Annual CongressEuropean Orthodontic Society - Athens

2023 CongressEuropean Society for Organ Transplantation - Athens

2023 International Congress on RheologyInternational Committee on Rheology - Athens

2023 Annual ConferenceInternational Association for Conflict Management - Thessaloniki

2023 World of Coffee EventSpeciality Coffee Association - Athens

2023 Healthy plants support human welfareInternational Association for the Plant Protection Sciences - Athens

2023 General AssemblyEuropean Federation of Orthodontic Specialists Associations - Athens

2023 World Tunnel Congress (WTC)International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association - Athens

2023 SymposiumInternational Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry - Ioannina

2023 ConferenceSociety for Risk Analysis - Europe - Ioannina

2022 Pan European Regional CongressInternational Committee of Military Medicine - Thessaloniki

2022 CongressRadiology International - Elounda

View More Future Events (45) in The International Congress Calendar

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 AssociationHellenic 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

View More Past Events (5206) in The International Congress Calendar

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