Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs


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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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The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs is a reputable international platform which unites scientists, political and public figures determined to decrease the risks of armed conflicts and find solutions to confront global security challenges.
Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. The establishment of Pugwash was inspired by a 1955 manifesto by Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell --an appeal from scientists to governments and people to reach beyond their national identity and interests and develop a common sense of humanity --or else be destroyed by nuclear weapons.
That Workshop was held to honor Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala on his election as the twelfth President of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs for 2007 - 2012, a high honour indeed.
He helped found The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995.
The Prime Minister was talking to Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, delegation headed by Prof Paolo Cotta-Ramsunio, Secretary General Pugwash Conferences that called on him at PM House this morning.
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.