—— About Us
Formed in 1952, the World Leisure Organization (WLO) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization in Special Consultative Status with UN Economic and Social Council and also enjoys the highest authority in world leisure area. The World Leisure Conference, founded by WLO, is the most influential academic event of leisure. Since the first session in 1988, it has been held every two years with a-week-long conference period. The past14 sessions was held in different cities including Hangzhou, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Sao Paulo, Durban, and the 15th session will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2018.