UIA Round Table Europe 2024 – Florence

Florence, Italy

18th Round Table Europe – Florence

14 & 15 November 2024
Palazzo Degli Affari, Florence, Italy

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65th International Meetings Statistics Report

Union of International Associations releases 65th International Meetings Statistics Report

The Report provides a global view of international association meetings as association life adjusts to the post- pandemic world.

The data in this report are drawn from the UIA database, the source of the International Congress Calendar and the Yearbook of International Organizations. Covering international association meetings held around the world in 2023, the Report provides comprehensive data for the-year-that-was and also a twenty year perspective on trends from 2004 through 2023.

The report is available for free in June/July each year as part of the Associate Membership package. It is available for sale in September to the general public.

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2024 UIA Survey on International Association Meeting Issues

The UIA Survey on International Association Meeting Issues canvasses international associations representing civic, charitable, commercial or industrial interests around the world on their behavior and opinions pertaining to their meetings and conference organization. It was first held in 1985, and most recently in 2023.

The UIA Survey on International Association Meeting Issues – 2024 continues to explore on the changed approach of associations, when planning and organizing their international events.

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2024 Virtual Round Tables

Associations are invited to take part in Virtual Round Tables 2024, primarily intended for those in India and the Asia-Pacific region, as an extension of the successful Round Tables organized by the Union of International Associations. An initiative of two Active Members of the UIA, these will be held over four sessions during the year. The first will be on Tuesday 27 February, and the following events will be held on 7 May, 6 August and 5 November, each time on Tuesday afternoon. Topics to be addressed will include Cybersecurity and Privacy, CSR, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Membership issues.

Participation is free for associations, and registration is open now: Register Here. To offer sponsorship or for other information, please contact virtualroundtables@uia.org.

2024 Virtual Round Tables

Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

UIA is proud to present Volume 6 of the Yearbook of International Organizations, entitled Global Civil Society and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There can be little question as to the relevance of the new topic. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (the UN SDGs) are informed by and in turn inform all gobal civil society actors. What, we asked, is their link with the UN SDGs? Which of the UN SDGs concern them? With which SDGs should they be concerned? What communities of international bodies form around each of the SDGs?

Choose a goal below to view more information and a list of associated organizations: