Global civil society activity in Pretoria, South Africa

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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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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Pretoria is ranked #219 over a 20 year period,
with 182 meetings since 1998.

2018

Pretoria is ranked #327 in 2018, with 3 meetings.

Organizations based in Pretoria

African Management Development Institutes Network Est. 2002

Committee 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

View More profiles (60 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Pretoria

2023 International MeetingSociety of Biblical Literature

2020 Annual ConferenceAssociation of Human Rights Institutes

View More Future Events (2 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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

View More Past Events (331 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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