Global civil society activity in Kolkata, India
Kolkata is the "cultural capital" of India and the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. According to the 2011 Indian census, it is the seventh most populous city; the city had a population of 4.5 million, while the suburb population brought the total to 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India. Kolkata Megalopolis is the area surrounding Kolkata Metropolitan city with additional population. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of the border with Bangladesh, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. The city, nicknamed the "City of Joy" is widely regarded as the "cultural capital" of India and as of 2019, six Nobel Laureates have been associated with the city. Recent estimates of Kolkata Metropolitan Area's economy have ranged from $60 to $150 billion making it third most-productive metropolitan area in India, after Mumbai and Delhi.
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From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Kolkata is ranked #486 over a 20 year period,
with 69 meetings since 1998.
2018Kolkata is ranked #872 in 2018, with 0 meetings.
Organizations based in Kolkata
Asian Marine Conservation Association Est. 1988
World Yoga Society Est. 1971
International Statistical Education Centre Est. 1950
Asia Pacific International University, Kolkata
Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies
Ananda Marga Yoga Society Est. 1955
Liberal Association for the Movement of People Est. 1978
Centre for Asian Dokumentation, Kolkata Est. 1968
International Society for Intercultural Studies and Research
South Asian Forum for Environment Est. 1998
Global Laboratory Network for Cholera and Other Diarrhoeal Infections Est. 2009
Chamber of Computer Logistics People Worldwide
Jadavpur Association of International Relations Est. 2007
Apne Aap Women Worldwide Est. 2002
World Budokan Council Est. 1966
World United Karate-do Federation Est. 2015
Past Events in Kolkata
2019 Asia Pacific Digestive Week – Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver
2016 Annual International Conference – Asia-Pacific Economic Association
2015 World Thinkers and Writer Peace Meeting – International Society for Intercultural Studies and Research
2015 Session of Provisional World Parliament – World Constitution and Parliament Association
2015 Session – World Constitution and Parliament Association
2015 International Conference – International Philosophers for Peace and the Elimination of Nuclear and Other Threats to Global Existence
2015 Conference – Asian Crystallographic Association
2015 International Conference on Perception and Machine Intelligence – Association for Computing Machinery
2015 Triennial Congress – World Federation of Public Health Associations
2015 Conference – International Conference on Robust Statistics
2014 Asia Internet Symposium – Internet Society
2014 Annual Meeting – International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology
2014 Symposium – Asian Nuclear Physics Association
2013 Symposium – International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering
2013 Symposium on Supernova Environmental Impacts – International Astronomical Union
2013 Conference – International Association for the Study of Forced Migration
2013 Annual Conference – Asian Forum on Business Education
2012 International Conference on Sensing Technology – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2012 Biennial congress / Congress – International Society for Ethnopharmacology
2012 International Conference – International Philosophers for Peace and the Elimination of Nuclear and Other Threats to Global Existence
2012 Session of Provisional World Parliament – World Constitution and Parliament Association
2012 Annual Symposium – International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering
2011 CBM the unrealised potential workshop – Society of Petroleum Engineers
2011 World congress – International Society for Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproduction
2010 Session – World Constitution and Parliament Association
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