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When was the Club of Rome founded?
The Club of Rome describes itself as an organisation of individuals who share a common concern for the future of humanity, and strive to make a difference. It consists of current and former heads of state, UN bureaucrats, high-level politicians, scientists, economists, and business leaders from around the globe. Founded in 1968 at the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome, Italy, it has been based in Winterthur, Switzerland since 2008.
What is the focus of Pugwash Conference?
disarmament and global security
The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs is an international organization that brings together scholars and public figures to work toward reducing the danger of armed conflict and to seek solutions to global security threats. It was founded in 1957 by Joseph Rotblat and Bertrand Russell. Rotblat and the Pugwash Conference jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995 for their efforts on nuclear disarmament.
Which of the following Nordic countries is not a NATO member?
Sweden is a neutral country and chose not to join NATO. However, Sweden became a "NATO Affiliate" in 2016 , and signed a treaty allowing NATO operations to take place within the country's borders.
How many international organizations are based in Switzerland?
Switzerland has been home to international organizations for more than a century. To date, it has concluded a “headquarters agreement” with 25 international organizations: 22 organizations have their headquarters in Geneva, two in Berne and one in Basel.
Where is the headquarters of Greenpeace located?
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 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.