The 9th edition of the Convergences World Forum managing the transition towards sustainable cities and territories will take place on September 5th, 6th and 7th 2016 in Paris.

Join us for 3 days of exchanges and co-construction around 50 events, 350 speakers and 8000 experts.

Let’s build together a “Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty” world.

Experts and actors from the private, public and solidarity-based sectors will gather to share, debate and reflect around three themes:



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Preliminary Programme 2016 Convergences World Forum

Check out the preliminary programme of the 2016 edition and get an insight of the future sessions. A complete version of the programme and a detailed list of the speakers will be available shortly. Suscribe to our newsletter to be informed.


The 8th edition of the Convergences World Forum Zero exclusion, Zero carbon, Zero poverty took place in Paris from 7 to 9 September 2015.

This edition gathered :

  • 7179 participants from the public, private, academic, solidarity-based and media sectors;
  • 355 inspiring speakers from 58 nationalities;
  • 57 enriching sessions among which 45 conferences and 9 workshops;
  • 4 Convergences Awards, 3 exhibitions in favor of citizen action, 2 inspiring evening events for change makers among the youth and the media, 1 speed meeting and consulting, 1 web documentary and the launch of the 1st Lab Laboo;
  • 42 organisations on our marketplace;
  • 5 million people reached on social media;
  • 210 journalists.

Discover the best off video of the 8th Convergences World Forum (in French)!

The President of the French Republic François Hollande gave a speech about humanitarian committment and committment for development before 700 people on the occasion of the Convergences World Forum. The video of the the speech is available here (in French only).

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