Global civil society activity in Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic Ocean and the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík. Reykjavík and the surrounding areas in the southwest of the country are home to over two-thirds of the population. Iceland is the only part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that rises above sea-level, and its central volcanic plateau is erupting almost constantly. The interior consists of a plateau characterised by sand and lava fields, mountains, and glaciers, and many glacial rivers flow to the sea through the lowlands. Iceland is warmed by the Gulf Stream and has a temperate climate, despite a high latitude just outside the Arctic Circle. Its high latitude and marine influence keep summers chilly, and most of its islands have a polar climate.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Iceland is ranked #55 over a 20 year period,
with 677 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in 2019

Iceland is ranked #67 in 2019, with 17 meetings.

Organizations based in Iceland

International Arctic Science Committee - Akureyri
Nordic Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect - Saudarkrókur
Nordic Association of Conservators - Restorers - Reykjavik
Nordic Society for Philosophy of Education - Akureyri
Nordisk Dramatikerunion - Reykjavik
Scandinavian Association of Urology - Reykjavik
Association of Nordic Cancer Registries - Reykjavik
International Glima Association - Reykjavik
Adjudicating Committee for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize - Reykjavik
Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment - Akureyri
Nordic Volcanological Center - Reykjavik
Peace 2000 Institute - Reykjavik
Scandinavian Society for Research in Cardiothoracic Surgery - Reykjavik
Surtsey Research Society - Reykjavik
Programme for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna - Akureyri
International Group of Educational Publishers - Kópavogur
Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program - Akureyri
Peace 2000 Network - Reykjavik
West Nordic Council - Reykjavik
Nordic Actors' Council - Reykjavik
West-Nordic Foundation - Reykjavik
Nordic Theatre Union - Reykjavik
Northern Research Forum - Akureyri
Nordic House in Reykjavik - Reykjavik
Icelandic Human Rights Centre - Reykjavik

View More profiles (18) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Iceland

2027 Nordic Congress of General PracticeNordic Federation of General Practice ApS - Reykjavik

2023 Annual AssemblyArctic Circle - Reykjavik

2023 CongressScandinavian Otolaryngological Society - Reykjavik

2023 Mid-Year MeetingInternational Society for Pharmacoepidemiology - Reykjavik

2022 Annual AssemblyArctic Circle - Reykjavik

2022 International Symposium on Ice, Snow and Water in a Warming WorldInternational Glaciological SocietyWorld Meteorological OfficeIcelandic Meteorological office

2022 Biennial ConferenceNordic Economic Cattle Breeding - Selfoss

2022 European Conference on Positive PsychologyEuropean Network for Positive Psychology - Reykjavik

2022 CongressScandinavian Association of Plastic Surgeons - Reykjavik

2022 CDIO International ConferenceWorldwide CDIO Initiative - Reykjavik

2022 Nordic Congress of OphthalmologyNordic Congress of Ophthalmology - Reykjavik

2022 CongressRetina International - Reykjavik

2022 European ConferenceBPW Europe - European Region of BPW International - Reykjavik

2022 Annual MeetingNordic Association of Forensic Toxicologists - Reykjavik

2022 Nordic Geological Winter Meeting (NGWM)Nordic Geological Winter Meeting - Reykjavik

View More Future Events (4) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Iceland

2021 Annual Conference – Nordic Network for Intercultural Communication - Reykjavik
2021 Nordic Social Work Conference – Nordic Association of Schools of Social WorkNordic FORSA
2021 Annual Assembly – Arctic Circle - Reykjavik
2021 International Symposium on Ice, Snow and Water in a Warming World – International Glaciological SocietyWorld Meteorological OfficeIcelandic Meteorological office
2021 WERA-IRN Extended Education Conference – World Education Research Association - Reykjavik
2021 Annual Congress – International Institute of Public Finance - Reykjavik
2021 Triennial Congress – Nordic Political Science Association - Reykjavik
2021 World Conference – International Association of Trichologists - Reykjavik
2021 Biennial Conference – Nordic Economic Cattle Breeding - Selfoss
2021 Biennial Congress – Scandinavian Association of Plastic Surgeons - Reykjavik
2021 Nordic Aphasia Conference – Nordic Aphasia Conference - Reykjavik
2021 Nordic-Baltic Congress of Cardiology – Nordic Baltic Group on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied ProfessionsNordic-Baltic Cardiology Alliance
2021 Biennial Congress – Nordic Gerontological Federation - Reykjavik
2021 Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting – European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients' Associations - Reykjavik
2021 World Geothermal Congress – International Geothermal Association - Reykjavik

View More Past Events (1170) in The International Congress Calendar

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