Global civil society activity in Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a country situated in the confluence of western, central, and southern Europe. It is a federal republic composed of 26 cantons, with federal authorities seated in Bern. Switzerland is a landlocked country bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. It is geographically divided among the Swiss Plateau, the Alps, and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi), and land area of 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8.5 million is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities are located, among them the two global cities and economic centres of Zürich and Geneva.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Switzerland is ranked #15 over a 20 year period,
with 7070 meetings since 1998.

Top 25 in 2018

Switzerland is ranked #13 in 2018, with 208 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Centre International de Conférence Genève


Local UIA Partner

Geneva Convention Bureau


Local UIA Partner

Switzerland Tourism


Organizations based in Switzerland

International Network for Urban Research and Action - Zurich

EUROFIMA European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock - Basel

International Society for the Sociology of Religions - Lausanne

Brothers to our Brothers - Geneva

Fondation TerrEspoir - Bussigny

European Society for Immunodeficiencies - Geneva

European Laughter Society - Erlach

Swiss Institute of Comparative Law - Lausanne

European Medical Association on Smoking and Health - Meyrin

Convention Concerning the Social Repercussions of New Methods of Cargo Handling in Docks - Geneva

E-Changer - Fribourg

European Federation of Schools - Geneva

Convention Concerning Social Security for Seafarers, 1987 - Geneva

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Geneva

Acupuncture Without Borders - Geneva

Scalabrinian Secular Missionary Women - Solothurn

International Pipe Line and Offshore Contractors Association - Geneva

International Communications Volunteers - Geneva

World Young Women's Christian Association - Le Grand-Saconnex

Convention Concerning Safety Provisions in the Building Industry - Geneva

Committee on the Global Financial System - Basel

Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms - Zug

Groupement international des secrétaires généraux des universités francophones - Geneva

World Scout Interreligious Forum - Geneva

Convention Concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources - Geneva

View More profiles (1432) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Switzerland

2023 World Radiocommunication ConferenceInternational Telecommunication Union - Geneva

2022 Annual CongressInternational Federation of Agricultural Journalists - Geneva

2021 Annual ConferenceInternational Leadership Association - Geneva

2021 ABIM : Annual Biocontrol Industry MeetingInternational Biocontrol Manufacturers Association - Basel

2021 Annual ConferenceEuropean Educational Research Association - Geneva

2021 Annual ConferenceEuropean Educational Research Association - Geneva

2021 Annual CongressInternational Association of Young Lawyers - Zurich

2021 CongressInternational Association for Ecology - Geneva

2021 Triennial CongressInternational Society of the Rorschach and Projective Methods - Geneva

2021 European Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (PEFC) and Hydrogen/Electrolyser Forum - Lucerne

2021 ConferenceInternational Pragmatics Association - Winterthur

2021 SessionInternational Telecommunication Union - Geneva

2021 Winter CongressInternational Confederation of Accordionists - Geneva

2021 Triennial CongressInternational Academy of Legal Medicine - Geneva

2021 CongressInternational Association of Mathematical Physics - Geneva

View More Future Events (42) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Switzerland

2020 International Meeting – Association for the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice - Zurich
2020 Session – Committee on the Rights of the Child - Geneva
2020 Session – Committee on the Rights of the Child - Geneva
2020 Annual Meeting – World Economic Forum - Davos
2020 Annual Meeting – International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems - Geneva
2019 General Assembly – Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences - Geneva
2019 Meeting – Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences - Geneva
2019 Immuno-Oncology Congress – European Society for Medical Oncology - Geneva
2019 Biennial Meeting – International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement - Geneva
2019 General Assembly – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Geneva
2019 International Debt Management Conference – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - Geneva
2019 Annual Conference – International Society of Geriatric Oncology - Geneva
2019 Geneva Peace Week – United Nations Office at Geneva - Geneva
2019 Session – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - Geneva
2019 Annual General Meeting – Alliance for Health Promotion - Geneva

View More Past Events (14357) in The International Congress Calendar

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