Since its launch in 2008, the Convergences World Forum has become a key event for all the professionnals who seek innovative solutions to fight poverty in the world. The Forum offers experts and decision-makers a space for learning, networking and high level sharing to build answers together to the social and environmental challenges both in northern and southern countries. Every year, the Convergences World Forum is the culmination of the work of  the Convergences platform for thought and gathers more than 7000 attendees in Paris.

The 9th edition of the Convergences World Forum inventing tomorrow’s 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:


Showcase your commitments at the Professional Marketplace
Build your future partnerships


Check out the 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.


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