Global civil society activity in Beirut, Lebanon

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Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. No recent population census has been conducted, but 2007 estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to 2.2 million as part of Greater Beirut, which makes it the third-largest city in the Levant region and the fifteenth-largest in the Arab world. Located on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon's Mediterranean coast, Beirut is an important regional seaport.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Beirut is ranked #162 over a 20 year period,
with 286 meetings since 1998.


Beirut is ranked #279 in 2018, with 4 meetings.

Organizations based in Beirut

Arab Federation of Surveyors Est. 2002

Middle East Lutheran Ministry Est. 1950

Arab NGO Network for Development Est. 1996

Union of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Paediatric Societies Est. 1966

Arab Architects Organization Est. 1994

Congrégation des Soeurs des Saints-Coeurs de Jésus et de Marie Est. 1874

International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas Est. 1977

Orient-Institut, Beirut Est. 1961

Imam Ouzai College of Islamic Studies Est. 1979

Arab Federation of Exchanges Est. 1978

Antonines Est. 1695

Asian Blind Union

Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World Est. 1973

Muhanna Foundation Est. 1994

Pan-Arab Congenital Heart Disease Association Est. 2002

Union of Arab Banks Est. 1972

Arab Thought Foundation Est. 2001

Centre for Arab Unity Studies, Beirut Est. 1978

Arab Translators Network - Arab Professional Translators Society Est. 2000

Arab Federation of Shipping Est. 1979

Arab Air Carriers Organization Est. 1965

Arab Resource Collective Est. 1988

Pan-Arab NeuroRadiology Society Est. 1994

Beirut Arab University Est. 1960

French Institute for Middle East Est. 1946

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

Future Events in Beirut

2020 Pan Arab CongressPan Arab Federation of Societies of Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management

2020 Half-Yearly MeetingWorld Franchise Council

2020 Congrès InternationalUniversity Platform for Research on Islam in Europe and Lebanon

View More Future Events (3 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Beirut

2020 General Assembly and Conference – International Federation of Catholic Universities
2019 Middlea East and North Africa Regional Meeting – Association of Academic Health Centers International
2019 Annual Congress – International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health
2019 Meeting – Federation of Arab Gynecology Obstetric Societies
2019 Congress – Association Internationale pour la Formation, la Recherche et l'Intervention Sociale
2019 Annual Meeting – World Federation of Investors
2019 Annual Plenary Session – Congrès de psychiatrie et de neurologie de langue française
2019 International Scientific Conference – World Allergy Organization - IAACI
2019 Congress – Association francophone internationale de recherche scientifique en éducation
2019 East Mediterranean Regional Conference – World Organization of Family Doctors
2019 Mashreq Conference on Women's Economic Empowerment – The World Bank Group
2018 Annual Meeting – Middle East Fertility Society
2018 Congress – Pan-Arab Osteoporosis Society
2018 Meeting – Federation of Arab Gynecology Obstetric Societies
2018 Ministerial Session – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
2018 Arab Forum on Sustainable Development – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
2017 Conference – Middle East and Africa Duty Free Association
2017 Business Forum Lebanon – Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
2017 General Assembly – Permanent Conference of Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators
2017 Conference – Permanent Conference of Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators
2017 Annual Conference for Historical Studies – Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
2017 Beirut Water Week – Mediterranean Network of Basin Organisations
2017 Biennial Conference – Arab Council for the Social Sciences
2016 Retail Banking Summit – Efma
2016 Meeting – World Tourism Organization

View More Past Events (428 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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