January 2020



10th International Membrane Science and Technology Conference of the Membrane Society of Australasia
02-06/02/20, Sydney

7th Asia-Oceania Conference of the International Association for Energy Economics
12-15/02/20, Auckland

64th Annual Conference of the Australasian Agricultural & Resource Economics Society
11-14/02/20, Perth

48th ARNOVA Conference: Nonprofits and Philanthropy in a Polarized World: Speaking Truth to Power and Using Power to Speak Truth

Manfredi Valeriani is a Marie Curie PhD Fellow at Hamburg University and LUISS Guido Carli - Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi...

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UIA Welcomes New Associate Member: Promperú

Associate Member. The UIA extends a warm welcome to its newest Associate Member, Promperú - Comision del Peru para la Exportacion y el Turismo. Promperú promotes tourism and awareness of the MICE industry in Peru. Promperú’s mission: position Peru in the global scene by promoting the nation’s image as a tourist destination and producer of value added products, thus contributing to the nation’s sustainable and decentralized development.

For more details on UIA Associate Membership, visit the UIA website or contact clara@uia.be

Save the Dates: 2020 UIA Associations Round Tables

Education. The UIA Associations Round Table aims to promote and facilitate the work of international associations by providing training and networking opportunities.

  • The 8th Round Table Asia-Pacific twill take place in Seoul, Korea Rep, on 17 & 18 September 2020.
  • The 14th Round Table Europe will take place in Prague, Czech Rep, on 13 & 14 November 2020

Questions about the Round Table, or about joining us as a partner?
We are happy to hear from you!
Nancy Carfrae, nancy@uia.org

Fellowship: postdoctoral studies on Africa / African diaspora / CSAAD

Academics. The CSAAD Research Fellowship invites scholars based and living in Africa and the Diaspora (outside of North America and Europe), and who have completed their PhD within the last four years, to submit applications for the opportunity to spend either one or two semesters at New York University.

The fellowship is open to all academic fields, but the research must focus on some aspect(s) of Africa or its Diaspora.

The Fellowship will provide a studio apartment, will cover airfare, and will provide a stipend - from either 1 September 2020 to 15 January 2021; or 16 January 2021 to 31 May 2021.
Link to apply https://forms.gle/bvEh4GZpURdpoV818

Save the Dates: European Association Summit (EAS)

Education. For the 8th consecutive year, the European Association Summit (EAS) invites the association community to the most engaging gathering of international associations in Brussels. Visit.brussels’ flagship educational summit will take place on 10 and 11 March 2020 at the Square in Brussels.

EAS covers a wide variety of topics, presented by an even broader range of experts. The 2020 edition shall include among others the following topics:

  • Future of association models
  • Event planning and management
  • Membership development and association income
  • GDPR current status for associations
  • Communications and branding done by associations
  • Public campaigns done in Europe
  • Association governance matters
  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Shifting dynamics

Interview with Horacio Bernardes Neto, President of the International Bar Association and a senior partner at Motta Fernandes Advogados,...

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Why London?

By Suzanne Singleton, Head of Associations, London Convention Bureau

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Spotlight on associations

Ariel Foundation International (AFI)

Asia-Pacific Legal Innovation and Technology Association (ALITA)

Nordic Gerontological Federation (NGF)

Convention Highlights

14th PVRI Annual World Congress on Pulmonary Vascular Disease
30 January – 2 February 2020, Lima, Peru

International Mobility Alliance Congress 2020
28 February – 3 March 2020, Siem Reap, Cambodia
IMA Congress

Important shows

22-23/01/20, Ljubljana, Slovenia

12-13/02/20, Vilnius, Lithuania

Meetings Africa
25-26/02/20, Johannesburg, South Africa

Number of the month

The Yearbook of International Organizations lists 36 currently active international organizations founded in 1920 (35 non-governmental and 1 intergovernmental). There are another five founded in 1820, and one in 1720, all of them still active today.

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