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A CONGRESS is a formal meeting of the representatives of different nations , constituent states , independent organizations (such as trade unions ), or groups.

The term was chosen for the Continental Congress
Continental Congress
to emphasize the status of each colony represented there as a self-governing unit. Subsequent to the use of congress by the U.S. legislature, the term has been adopted by many states within unions, and by unitary nation-states in the Americas
Americas
, to refer to their legislatures .

CONTENTS

* 1 Political congress

* 1.1 Congresses of nations * 1.2 Congresses within nations * 1.3 Association congresses * 1.4 Historic congresses * 1.5 Other countries with Congresses * 1.6 Political parties and organizations * 1.7 Party congresses * 1.8 Miscellaneous political congresses

* 2 Labor congresses

* 3 Non-political congresses

* 3.1 Scientific congress * 3.2 Athletic sports congress * 3.3 Chess
Chess
congress

* 4 References * 5 External links

POLITICAL CONGRESS

CONGRESSES OF NATIONS

The following congresses were formal meetings of representatives of different nations:

* The Congress
Congress
of Aix-la-Chapelle (1668), which ended the War of Devolution * The Congress
Congress
of Aix-la-Chapelle (1748), which ended the War of the Austrian Succession * The Congress
Congress
of Aix-la-Chapelle (1818) * The Congress of Berlin
Congress of Berlin
(1878), which settled the Eastern Question after the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878)
Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878)
* The Congress of Gniezno (1000) * The Congress of Laibach (1821) * The Congress of Panama , an 1826 meeting organized by Simon Bolivar . * The Congress
Congress
of Paris (1856), which ended the Crimean War * The Congress of Troppau (1820) * The Congress of Tucumán
Congress of Tucumán
(1816) * The Congress
Congress
of Utrecht (1712-1713) * The Congress of Verona
Congress of Verona
(1822) * The Congress of Vienna
Congress of Vienna
(1814-15), which settled the shape of Europe after the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars
* The Congress of the Council of Europe .

CONGRESSES WITHIN NATIONS

COUNTRIES WITH CONGRESSES AND PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS :

* The Congress of Guatemala
Congress of Guatemala
(Spanish: Congreso de la República) is the unicameral legislature of Guatemala
Guatemala
. * The National Congress of Honduras
National Congress of Honduras
(Spanish: Congreso nacional) is the legislative branch of the government of Honduras
Honduras
. * The Congress of Mexico
Congress of Mexico
(Spanish : Congreso de la Unión) is the legislative branch of Mexican government. * The Congress of Paraguay
Congress of Paraguay
is the bicameral legislature of Paraguay . * The Congress
Congress
of the Argentine Nation (Spanish: Congreso de la Nación Argentina) is the legislative branch of the government of Argentina
Argentina
. * The Congress of the Dominican Republic
Congress of the Dominican Republic
is the bicameral legislature of the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
. * The Palau National Congress
Palau National Congress
(Palauan : Olbiil era Kelulau) is the bicameral legislative branch of the Republic of Palau
Republic of Palau
. * The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia is the unicameral legislature of the Federated States of Micronesia
Federated States of Micronesia
. * The Congress of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
(Filipino : Kongreso ng Pilipinas) is the legislative branch of the Philippine government. * The Congress
Congress
of the Republic of Peru
Peru
(Spanish: Congreso de la República) is the unicameral legislature of Peru
Peru
. * The Congress of Colombia
Congress of Colombia
(Spanish: Congreso de la República) is the bicameral legislature of Colombia
Colombia
. * The United States Congress
United States Congress
is the bicameral legislative branch of the United States federal government
United States federal government
. * The National Congress of Bolivia
National Congress of Bolivia
was the national legislature of