Global civil society activity in Manila, Philippines
Manila, officially the City of Manila, is the capital of the Philippines and a highly urbanized city. It is the most densely populated city proper in the world as of 2018. It was the first chartered city by virtue of the Philippine Commission Act 183 on July 31, 1901 and gained autonomy with the passage of Republic Act No. 409 or the "Revised Charter of the City of Manila" on June 18, 1949. Manila, alongside Mexico City and Madrid are considered the world's original set of Global Cities due to Manila's commercial networks being the first to traverse the Pacific Ocean, thus connecting Asia with the Spanish Americas, marking the first time in world history when an uninterrupted chain of trade routes circled the planet. Manila is also the second most natural disaster-afflicted capital city in the world next to Tokyo, yet it is simultaneously among the most populous and fastest growing cities in Southeast Asia.
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From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Manila is ranked #58 over a 20 year period,
with 732 meetings since 1998.
2018Manila is ranked #41 in 2018, with 38 meetings.
Local UIA Partner
Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippineswebsite: http://tpb.gov.ph
The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) is a corporate body attached to the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT). Its M.I.C.E. Department provides comprehensive information, technical assistance and guidance to meeting planners and incentive travel organizers. We offer our expertise in bid preparation, liaison services, site inspection, attendance promotion and airport reception and facilitation.
Organizations based in Manila
ARTDO International Est. 1974
Asian Writers Conference
Asia Pacific Foreign Exchange Congress
Asian Institute of Management Est. 1968
Asian Association for Biology Education Est. 1966
International Rice Research Institute Est. 1960
Global Network for Social Threefolding
International Society of Tropical Pediatrics Est. 1986
World Safety and Accidents Prevention Congress
Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication Est. 1980
Insurance Institute for Asia and the Pacific Est. 1974
International Open Source Network
Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion Est. 1981
Asian and Oceanic Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Est. 1989
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific Est. 1948
Far Eastern University Est. 1928
Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific Est. 1976
Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific Est. 1999
Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians Est. 1976
Asia and Oceania Thyroid Association Est. 1975
East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools Est. 1968
Asian Development Fund Est. 1974
Asian Collaborative Training Network for Malaria Est. 1996
International Network for Genetic Evaluation of Rice Est. 1975
Future Events in ManilaInternational Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries – PIANC
2020 Annual General Meeting – International Chamber of Shipping
2020 World Congress – World Conference of Catholic University Institutions of Philosophy
2020 International Conference – Asian Clinical Oncology Society
Past Events in Manila
2019 Meeting – Asian Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
2019 Annual Southeast Asia conference – Building Industry Consulting Service International
2019 Biennial Congress and General Assembly – Asia and Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2019 Conference – Asia Pacific Society of Human Genetics
2019 Biennial World Congress – World Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
2019 Conference – Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research
2019 Annual General Meeting – Asian Federation of Exhibition and Convention Associations
2019 Asia Pacific Stroke Conference – Asia Pacific Stroke Organization
2019 Congress – International PEN
2019 Annual Congress – International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
2019 Annual Conference – Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centres
2019 Annual Conference – Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion
2019 Experts Meeting on Assessing and Determining the Needs of Developing Countries – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
2019 Scientific Meeting – Asia Pacific Menopause Federation
2019 International Meeting on Child Labour and Working Conditions in Small-Scale Gold Mining – International Labour Organization
2019 Annual Congress – Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology
2019 Meeting – Association of South East Asian Nations
2019 Conference – International Association for Ethical Literary Criticism
2019 Meeting – Association of South East Asian Nations
2019 Annual Session – Asian Productivity Organization
2019 Telecommunications and Information Technology Senior Officials Meeting/ASEAN Telecommunication Regulators Council Leaders Retreat – Association of South East Asian Nations
2019 Joint Meeting – ASEAN Confederation of Employers
2019 Annual Conference – Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver
2018 ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Minerals – Association of South East Asian Nations
2018 Meeting – Association of South East Asian Nations
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