Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs


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Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs:

see Rotblat, Sir JosephRotblat, Sir Joseph,
1908–2005, British physicist and anti-nuclear weapons activist, b. Warsaw, Poland; grad. Free Univ. of Poland (M.A., 1932), Univ. of Warsaw (Ph.D., 1938), Univ. of Liverpool (Ph.D., 1950).
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Holdren, a professor of environmental policy at Harvard University, led the Pugwash Conferences on science and world affairs, an international organisation of prominent scientists that won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995.
Following the release of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto, Joseph Rotblat, today the document's last living signer, took the lead in forming the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, launched two years later.
Part of the significance of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto is to be found in the people who put their names to it and those who fostered the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs that followed.