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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).
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.
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, after World War II, used the help of the "Bricha" organization?
Jews. Bricha was the underground organized effort that helped Jewish Holocaust survivors escape post–World War II Europe to the British Mandate for Palestine in violation of the White Paper of 1939. It ended when Israel declared independence and annulled the White Paper. After the Kielce pogrom of 1946, the flight of Jews accelerated, with 100,000 Jews leaving Eastern Europe in three months.
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.
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 these countries is a NATO member?
Montenegro became NATO's 29th member on 5 June, 2017.
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The Salvation Army (TSA) is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation. The organisation reports a worldwide membership of over 1.7 million, consisting of soldiers, officers and adherents collectively known as Salvationists. Its founders sought to bring salvation to the poor, destitute, and hungry by meeting both their "physical and spiritual needs". It is present in 131 countries, running charity shops, operating shelters for the homeless and disaster relief and humanitarian aid to developing countries.