Union Of International Associations

Objectives and Mission: 

Since its foundation in 1907 as the Central Office for International Associations, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has focused on documenting the nature and evolution of international civil society. UIA is a non-profit, independent research institute, a repository for current and historical information on the work of international associations. UIA documents the work of International Nongovernmental Organizations and Intergovernmental Organizations and promotes the public awareness of their activities. UIA’s focus today is on promoting the internationality of these organizations and in representing the collective views of international bodies. UIA collects, hosts and provides up-to-date, reliable information on global civil society and maintains the most comprehensive source of information on international associations, their activities and concerns, and their meetings activities.

General description: 

UIA collects, hosts and provides up-to-date, reliable information on global civil society and maintains the most comprehensive source of information on international associations, their activities and concerns, and their meetings activities. This wealth of information is made available through the following resources and services.

Country Presence: 
Australia
Field of Interest: 
Communication, Databases, Networks, Social sciences