Global civil society activity in Geneva, Switzerland
From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Top 25 over 20 years
Geneva is ranked #13 over a 20 year period,
with 6711 meetings since 2001.
Top 25 in 2021Geneva is ranked #11 in 2021, with 167 meetings.
Local UIA Partner
Geneva Convention Bureauwebsite: http://www.geneve.com
An international meeting venue ideally situated in the heart of Europe, a financial and technological hub with a global reputation, Geneva is a cosmopolitan city, a unique and particularly privileged setting for meetings industry that takes its visitors by surprise. Meeting facilities with state-of-the-art technology, hotels equipped to the most exacting standards (36 conference hotels 3-5 stars, 2 conference centres for up to 10’000 delegates) and highly skilled personnel are other assets that attract tourism professionals. Geneva also has a human dimension: It is known for the quality of life its visitors are delighted to discover. The International Airport welcomes flights from more than 140 destinations and it takes only 6 minutes to reach the city centre by train.
Regarding the scientific field the University of Geneva has a strong international reputation for the quality of its research. In addition to excellent medical clinics, Geneva University Hospitals manage a first-class research program. The renowned CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) is one of the biggest and most prestigious scientific laboratories in the world.
Furthermore Geneva is a big economic hub in many fields providing unique synergies and partnerships: flavors, fragrances, banking, finance, biotech, medtech, cleantech, watchmaking, luxury goods, microtechnologies, commodities trading, trade finance, information technology, and much more.
This dynamic environment has made of Geneva one of the top destinations for world-class international conferences and congresses.
Centre International de Conférence Genèvewebsite: http://www.cicg.ch/
Your congress, seminar or exhibition can be hosted with optimum convenience and comfort in two distinctive conference centres. The CICG and CCV provide rooms with seating from 20 to 2200 places. They are ideally located just off the Place des nations (UN) and within easy reach of the principal international organizations and diplomatic representations in Geneva.
The CICG's versatile infrastructure offers endless solutions and combinations, whatever your needs may be. A spacious lobby, including an information desk, provides a perfect spot for exhibitions, receptions and banquets, and will make your event unique and unforgettable. There are six vast meeting rooms on this level. They can be used as is or converted into larger or smaller units by combining mobile partitions or dividers. The largest of the three meeting rooms can be merged with the room on the next level, resulting in a breathtaking transformation of available space.
A pleasant lounge area equipped with a bar and comfortable armchairs is the perfect spot to relax and catch your breath between two sessions. To make contacts, continue a discussion or simply unwind, the "Espace Léman" is the place to be. You will be pleasingly surprised by what it has to offer: a large assortment of warm, tasty snacks, a newsstand and gift shop.
Organizations based in Geneva
International Society of Endocrinology Est. 1960
Disability Council International
Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise Est. 2003
International Grain Trade Coalition Est. 2014
Toilet Board Coalition Est. 2015
International Federation of Standards Users Est. 1974
Association for the Prevention of Torture Est. 1977
International Salivary Gland Society Est. 2003
Association for the International Collective Management of Audiovisual Works Est. 1981
Indian Council of South America Est. 1980
European Society for Dermatopathology Est. 1996
Arab-Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry Est. 1974
INTERNATIONAL CYBER POLICING ORGANIZATION Est. 2014
Hybrid broadcast broadband TV Association
International Council Supporting Fair Trial and Human Rights
European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Rehabilitation Est. 2008
Intergovernmental Committee of the International Convention of Rome for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations Est. 1961
Association of Former WHO Staff Members
Secrétariat international des ingénieurs, des agronomes et des cadres économiques catholiques Est. 1951
Human Rights Committee Est. 1976
Committee on Housing and Land Management Est. 1947
NGO Committee on Youth
NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva Est. 1973
Geneva for Human Rights - Global Training Est. 2003
Future Events in GenevaInternational Conference – International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement2024 Session – Committee Against Torture2024 International Conference – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies2024 General Assembly – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies2024 Global Infrastructure Conference – International Federation of Consulting Engineers2024 International Cryogenic Engineering Conference (ICEC 29)/ICMC – International Cryogenic Engineering Committee – International Cryogenic Materials Committee2024 Session – Committee Against Torture2024 Leadership Summit – Open Education Global – International Council for Open and Distance Education2024 International Conference on String Theory – Strings2024 Conference – Geneva Health Forum - Towards Global Access to Health2024 General Assembly – Institute for Planetary Synthesis2024 European Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility Conference – European Federation for Immunogenetics2024 Meeting of the Ozone Research Managers – Secretariat for the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer2024 Session – Committee Against Torture2024 Assembly – Inter-Parliamentary Union
Past Events in Geneva
2024 Summit – Global Forum on Migration and Development
2024 Principals Conference – Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response
2023 Global Refugee Forum
2023 Sporting Chance Forum (SCF) – Centre for Sport and Human Rights
2023 World Council – World Young Women's Christian Association
2023 Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Benefit-sharing from the Use of Digital Sequence Information on Genetic Resources Meeting – Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
2023 Ad Hoc Open-ended Intersessional Working Group on Article 8 Meeting – Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
2023 Congress – Association internationale des assureurs de la production agricole
2023 General Assembly – International Dalit Solidarity Network
2023 Session – Committee Against Torture
2023 Meeting of the Conference of the Parties – Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury
2023 Ordinary Session – Union internationale pour la protection des obtentions végétales
2023 Quinquennial Congress – Public Services International
2023 IUCN Leaders Forum – International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
2023 Session – Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
2023 Conference – International Association of Law Libraries
2023 Meeting – European Plastic Surgery Research Council
2023 General Assembly – Fédération cynologique internationale
2023 Session – Committee Against Torture
2023 Session – Codex Alimentarius Commission
2023 Regional WIGOS Centre Global Workshop – WMO Integrated Global Observing System
2023 World Congress of Psychophysiology – International Organization of Psychophysiology
2023 General Assembly – Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences
2023 World Chambers Congress – International Chamber of Commerce – World Chambers Federation
2023 International Automotive Recycling Congress – International Automobile Recycling Congress – RECHARGE
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