International Geographical Union (IGU)
Union géographique internationale (UGI)
Unión Geografica Internacional
1922-07-27 Brussels Belgium
27 Jul 1922, Brussels (Belgium), international congresses having been held since 1871, Antwerp (Belgium). Current statutes adopted: Aug 1988; revised: Aug 1992, Washington DC (USA); 1996, The Hague (Netherlands); Aug 2000; Aug 2002, Durban; Aug 2004; 2008, Tunis (Tunisia).
Promote geography through initiating and coordinating geographical research and teaching in all countries of the world.
Events2028 | Melbourne, VIC Australia – International Geographical Congress
2024 | Dublin, Ireland – International Geographical Congress
2022 | Paris, France – International Geographical Congress
249 past events available with paid subscription only.
ActivitiesAvailable with paid subscription only.
General Assembly (every 4 years, at International Geographical Congress); Executive Committee; Commissions and Task Forces.
LanguagesAvailable with paid subscription only.
StaffAvailable with paid subscription only.
FinanceAvailable with paid subscription only.
Consultative StatusAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Inter-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Non-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
PublicationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
MembersAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type I ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type II ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Subjects *Available with paid subscription only.
UIA Org ID
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.
Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.
UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.
* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.