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Where is the headquarters of Greenpeace located?
In Amsterdam. Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization founded in 1971 with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It states its goal is to "ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity" and focuses its campaigning on worldwide issues such as climate change, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling, genetic engineering, and anti-nuclear issues.
Where is the International Court of Justice located?
The Hague. The International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. It settles legal disputes between member states and gives advisory opinions to authorized UN organs and specialized agencies. It is seated in the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands.
Which of these countries is a NATO member?
Montenegro became NATO's 29th member on 5 June, 2017.
Where did the May 4 Movement work?
In China. The May Fourth Movement was an anti-imperialist, cultural, and political movement growing out of student participants in Beijing on 4 May 1919, protesting against the Chinese government's weak response to the Treaty of Versailles, especially allowing Japan to receive territories in Shandong. Many political and social leaders of the next decades emerged at this time.
Who is a member of the Henokiens association?
Family businesses with a minimum age of 200 years. The Henokiens is an association of companies who have been continuously operating and remain family-owned for 200 years or more, and whose descendants still operate at management level. Its oldest member is the Japanese Hōshi ryokan (founded 717), and the most recent the Austrian jewellery firm A. E. Köchert (founded 1814).
What was the aim of the of secret revolutionary union Carbonari?
Unification of Italy. The Carbonari (Italian for "charcoal makers") was an informal network of secret revolutionary societies active in Italy from about 1800 to 1831.Members of the Carbonari, and those influenced by them, took part in important events in the process of Italian unification (called the Risorgimento), especially the failed Revolution of 1820, and in the further development of Italian nationalism. The chief purpose was to defeat tyranny and to establish constitutional government.
What did the luddites do in the industrial revolution?
They destroyed textile machinery as a form of protest. The Luddites were a secret oath-based organization of English textile workers in the 19th century, a radical faction of which destroyed textile machinery as a form of protest. Luddites feared that the time spent learning the skills of their craft would go to waste, as machines would replace their role in the industry. The term 'luddite' continues to be used today and refers to someone who is opposed to new technology.
Who formed the League of Corinth?
Filip II. The League of Corinth, was a federation of Greek states created by Philip II during the winter of 338 BC/337 BC after the Battle of Chaeronea and succeeded by Alexander the Great at 336 BC, to facilitate the use of military forces in the war of Greece against Persia.The name 'League of Corinth' was invented by modern historians due to the first council of the League being in Corinth. It was the first time in history that most of the Greek states managed to become part of a single political entity.
Who is the Bilderberg Group affiliated with?
Politicians and businessmen. The Bilderberg Group is an annual conference established in 1954 by Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands "to foster dialogue between Europe and North America". The participants are between 120 and 150 people composed of political leaders, experts from industry, finance, academia and the media. About two thirds of the participants come from Europe and the rest from North America; one third from politics and government and the rest from other fields.