International Union of Speleology
Union internationale de spéléologie (UIS)
Internationale Union für Speläologie
1964-09-16 Ljubljana Yugoslavia
16 Sep 1964, Ljubljana (Yugoslavia), during 4th International Speleological Congress (CIS) -- Congrès international de spéléologie, the Congresses having been initiated 12 Sep 1953, Paris (France), after a preliminary meeting 1949, Valence-sur-Rhône (France). Statutes modified: 1969, Stuttgart (Germany FR); 1977, Sheffield (UK); 1981, Bowling Green KY (USA); 1997, Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland).
Develop relations between speleologists in all countries and coordinate their activities at the international level.
Events2022-07-24 | Lyon, France – Quadrennial Congress and General Assembly
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General Assembly (every 4 years); Permanent Bureau. Departments Karts and Cave Protection; Research; Documentation; Exploration; Education and Teaching.
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