Global civil society activity in Pretoria, South Africa
Pretoria is the fourth most populous city in South Africa after Durban and is an administrative capital of South Africa. It straddles the Apies River and has spread eastwards into the foothills of the Magaliesberg mountains. It is one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the seat of the administrative branch of government, and of foreign embassies to South Africa. Pretoria has a reputation for being an academic city with three universities, the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), University of Pretoria (UP), and the University of South Africa (UNISA), also home to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), and the Human Sciences Research Council. The city also hosts the National Research Foundation and the South African Bureau of Standards making the city a hub for research. Pretoria is the central part of the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality which was formed by the amalgamation of several former local authorities including Centurion and Soshanguve. There have been proposals to change the name of Pretoria itself to Tshwane and the proposed name change has caused some public controversy, Pretoria was one of the host cities of the official tournament for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
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From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Pretoria is ranked #219 over a 20 year period,
with 182 meetings since 1998.
2018Pretoria is ranked #327 in 2018, with 3 meetings.
Organizations based in PretoriaCommittee of Central Bank Governors in SADC Est. 1995
Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres Est. 1996
Africa Resources Trust Est. 1990
International Association for Consumer Law Est. 1997
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network Est. 1997
Anatomical Society of Southern Africa Est. 1967
Resource Accounting Network for Eastern and Southern Africa Est. 1998
International Society for Plant Pathology Est. 1968
Pan African Women's Organization Est. 1962
Aerophilatelic Society of Southern Africa
Surpaz Est. 2001
Centre for Indigenous Instrumental Music and Dance Practices of Africa Est. 2004
International Network of Psychology and the Developing World Est. 1986
Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa
African Correctional Services Association Est. 2008
African Futures Institute Est. 2004
Centre for Human Rights, Pretoria Est. 1986
Resource Africa Est. 1990
Southern Africa Regional Irrigation Association
World Association of Young Scientists
Southern African Association for Institutional Research Est. 1994
Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference Est. 1947
Catholic Theological Society of Southern Africa Est. 1980
Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa Est. 1961
Future Events in PretoriaAnnual Conference – Association of Human Rights Institutes
Past Events in Pretoria
2019 SFSA : Science Forum South Africa – Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries
2019 Europe/Africa Regional Meeting – Polymer Processing Society
2019 Conference for the Adoption of the Draft Protocol on Matters Specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment – International Institute for the Unification of Private Law
2019 International Symposium on Moringa – International Society for Horticultural Science
2019 Africa Associations Congress – Association of Association Executives
2019 Congress – Chest Wall International Group
2019 Conference – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
2018 SFSA : Science Forum South Africa – African Academy of Sciences
2018 Africa Associations Congress – Association of Association Executives
2018 Annual Congress – Grassland Society of Southern Africa
2018 International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure – international Society for Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Transport infrastructures
2017 SFSA : Science Forum South Africa – American Association for the Advancement of Science
2017 General Assembly – African Coalition for Corporate Accountability
2017 Annual Conference – Physiology Society of Southern Africa
2017 Summit of Heads of State and Government – Southern African Development Community
2017 African Regional Conference – World Organization of Family Doctors
2017 Annual General Meeting – Society for New Testament Studies
2017 General Assembly – Intra-Africa Metrology System
2017 Southern African Regional Ministerial Conference on Jobs for Youth in Africa – African Development Bank
2016 SFSA : Science Forum South Africa – American Association for the Advancement of Science
2016 International Symposium on Seed, Transplant and Stand Establishment of Horticultural Crops – International Society for Horticultural Science
2016 Meeting – African Econometric Society
2016 Conference on Computational Physics – International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
2016 General Assembly – African Coalition for Corporate Accountability
2016 Biennial Southern African Online Information Meeting – Southern African Online User Group
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