Global civil society activity in Geneva, Switzerland

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Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Geneva is ranked #6 over a 20 year period,
with 3992 meetings since 1998.

Top 10 in 2018

Geneva is ranked #10 in 2018, with 145 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Centre International de Conférence Genève

website: http://www.cicg.ch/


Your congress, seminar or exhibition can be hosted with optimum convenience and comfort in two distinctive conference centres. The CICG and CCV provide rooms with seating from 20 to 2200 places. They are ideally located just off the Place des nations (UN) and within easy reach of the principal international organizations and diplomatic representations in Geneva.

The CICG's versatile infrastructure offers endless solutions and combinations, whatever your needs may be. A spacious lobby, including an information desk, provides a perfect spot for exhibitions, receptions and banquets, and will make your event unique and unforgettable. There are six vast meeting rooms on this level. They can be used as is or converted into larger or smaller units by combining mobile partitions or dividers. The largest of the three meeting rooms can be merged with the room on the next level, resulting in a breathtaking transformation of available space.

A pleasant lounge area equipped with a bar and comfortable armchairs is the perfect spot to relax and catch your breath between two sessions. To make contacts, continue a discussion or simply unwind, the "Espace Léman" is the place to be. You will be pleasingly surprised by what it has to offer: a large assortment of warm, tasty snacks, a newsstand and gift shop.


Geneva Convention Bureau

website: http://www.geneve.com


An international meeting venue ideally situated in the heart of Europe, a financial and technological hub with a global reputation, Geneva is a cosmopolitan city, a unique and particularly privileged setting for meetings industry that takes its visitors by surprise. Meeting facilities with state-of-the-art technology, hotels equipped to the most exacting standards (36 conference hotels 3-5 stars, 2 conference centres for up to 10’000 delegates) and highly skilled personnel are other assets that attract tourism professionals. Geneva also has a human dimension: It is known for the quality of life its visitors are delighted to discover. The International Airport welcomes flights from more than 140 destinations and it takes only 6 minutes to reach the city centre by train.

Regarding the scientific field the University of Geneva has a strong international reputation for the quality of its research. In addition to excellent medical clinics, Geneva University Hospitals manage a first-class research program. The renowned CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) is one of the biggest and most prestigious scientific laboratories in the world.

Furthermore Geneva is a big economic hub in many fields providing unique synergies and partnerships: flavors, fragrances, banking, finance, biotech, medtech, cleantech, watchmaking, luxury goods, microtechnologies, commodities trading, trade finance, information technology, and much more.

This dynamic environment has made of Geneva one of the top destinations for world-class international conferences and congresses.


Organizations based in Geneva

Brothers to our Brothers Est. 1965

European Society for Immunodeficiencies Est. 1994

Convention Concerning the Social Repercussions of New Methods of Cargo Handling in Docks Est. 1973

European Federation of Schools Est. 1963

Convention Concerning Social Security for Seafarers, 1987 Est. 1987

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Acupuncture Without Borders Est. 1992

International Pipe Line and Offshore Contractors Association Est. 1966

International Communications Volunteers Est. 1999

Convention Concerning Safety Provisions in the Building Industry Est. 1937

Groupement international des secrétaires généraux des universités francophones Est. 1977

World Scout Interreligious Forum

Convention Concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources Est. 1975

Convention Concerning Prevention and Control of Occupational Hazards Caused by Carcinogenic Substances and Agents Est. 1974

United Nations Women's Guild - Geneva Est. 1970

International Federation of Tamils

International Council on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use Est. 1990

Tampere Convention on the Provision of Telecommunication Resources for Disaster Mitigation and Relief Operations Est. 1998

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Est. 1945

European Broadcasting Union Est. 1950

European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Est. 1980

ART for The World Est. 1995

World Federation of Scientists Est. 1973

Fondation du forum universale Est. 1989

Pan African Institute for Development Est. 1964

View More profiles (783 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Geneva

2023 World Radiocommunication ConferenceInternational Telecommunication Union

2021 Annual ConferenceInternational Leadership Association

2021 Annual ConferenceEuropean Educational Research Association

2021 Annual ConferenceEuropean Educational Research Association

2021 CongressInternational Association for Ecology

2021 Triennial CongressInternational Society of the Rorschach and Projective Methods

2021 SessionInternational Telecommunication Union

2021 Triennial CongressInternational Academy of Legal Medicine

2021 CongressInternational Association of Mathematical Physics

2020 SessionUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development

2020 World Investment ForumUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development

2020 SessionIntergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting

2020 Annual Accounting WorkshopUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development

2020 Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable DevelopmentUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development

2020 International Infrastructure ConferenceInternational Federation of Consulting Engineers

2020 Executive SessionUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development

2020 CongressInternational Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences

2020 EUROSOIL CongressEuropean Confederation of Soil Science Societies

2020 European Congress on EpileptologyInternational League Against Epilepsy

2020 SessionInternational Telecommunication Union

2020 United Nations Conference to Review All Aspects of the Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business PracticesUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development

2020 Annual SessionUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development

2020 CongressEuropean Atherosclerosis Society

2020 Session of the International Labour ConferenceInternational Labour Organization

2020 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) ForumUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

View More Future Events (42 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Geneva

2019 Annual Conference – International Society of Geriatric Oncology
2019 Geneva Peace Week – United Nations Office at Geneva
2019 Session – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2019 Annual General Meeting – Alliance for Health Promotion
2019 Session – Committee Against Torture
2019 Session – United Nations Human Rights Council
2019 Session – European Forestry Commission
2019 Session – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2019 Session – Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting
2019 Annual Accounting Workshop – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2019 World Resources Forum – World Resources Forum Association
2019 Session – Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
2019 Annual Conference – International Management Assistants
2019 Expert Meeting on Promoting Value Addition and Enhancement of Domestic Productive Capacity through Local Economic Empowerment – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2019 Session – Human Rights Committee
2019 EuroCACS : European Computer Audit Control and Security Conference – ISACA
2019 Annual Meeting – Global Shelter Cluster
2019 Technical Seminar – European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers
2019 Public Forum – World Trade Organization
2019 Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2019 Session – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2019 Trade for Sustainable Development Forum – International Trade Centre
2019 Meeting of States Parties – Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
2019 Session – United Nations Human Rights Council
2019 Session – Committee on Enforced Disappearances

View More Past Events (7299 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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