2017 World Men's Handball Championship
|Teams||24 (from 5 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||9 (in 8 host cities)|
Denmark was the co-host of the 1999 Women’s World Championship and host of the 1978 Men's World Championship. Denmark has also hosted the Women's EHF EURO twice and was awarded with the Men's EHF EURO 2014. France hosted the Men's World Championships in 1970 and 2001 and was host of the 2007 Women's World Championship.
The Council of the International Handball Federation awarded the Men's and Women's World Championships at their meeting on the fringes of the World Championship in Brazil on 15 December in São Paulo.
|Host nation||15 December 2011||1||France|