Geneva - International Hub
Since the Antiquity, Geneva has always been a crossroad among peoples, ideas and cultures. Hosting the World biggest hub for international cooperation, Geneva provides a unique multistakeholder forum, gathering:
- Major international organizations (UN, WTO, ITU, WHO, ILO, WIPO, WMO, HCR, ICRC, UNAIDS, CERN, etc.), including the headquarters of 21 of them.
- International experts in Economy, Trade, Science, Physics, Telecommunication, Health, Development, Intellectual Property, Climate change, Environment, Human Rights, Peace & Security, Negotiations, Standardizations, etc.
- 200 diplomatic missions representing over 150 countries.
- The Inter Parliamentarian Union, gathering over 140 national parliaments of the World.
- Hundreds of international NGOs & foundations.
- Academic resources including several universities, specialized institutes, and research centres.
- Journalists & media from all over the World.
- Many multinational companies.
- Over 3’000 international conferences and meetings per year.
- About 170’000 delegates and experts attending conferences every year.