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So What?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Foreign Policy. 2004 Davos Report, p25-25. 1p.

Abstract: Explains the significance of the annual World Economic Forum, a gathering of around 2,000 world leaders in business, politics and religion, in Davos, Switzerland. Topics discussed during the 2004 meeting; Problems and issues confronting the world comm...

The WFPHA opens a Geneva office.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Public Health Policy. 2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p465-466. 2p.


Abstract: The article reports on the development of a new office by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) in Geneva, Switzerland. The city which was known as the World Capital of Health has several health organizations and offices. The creat...

Organizations and Their Contexts: Where Risk Management Meets Sustainability Performance.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Environmental Quality Management. Spring2013, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p81-93. 13p.

Abstract: The article presents various suggestions for implementing a sustainability strategy for development of organizational performance. It informs that the strategy help an organization to manage risk management and sustainable performance. It further infor...

Focus of ILO on occupational health and safety.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Finweek. 10/19/2006 Supplement, p3-3. 3/4p.

Abstract: Information about the 95th sitting of the "Annual Conference of the International Labor Organization," held in Geneva, Switzerland is presented. High on the agenda was the issue of occupational health and safety. The event was attended by representativ...

ILO Governing Body concludes 301st Session.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): World of Work. Apr2008, Issue 62, p43-43. 1p.

Abstract: Information about several topics discussed at the 301st Session of the International Labour Organization (ILO) that was held in Geneva, Switzerland from March 6-20, 2008 is presented. Topics included the citation of World Bank president Robert B. Zoell...

The 1919 Session of the ILO Governing Body.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): World of Work. Dec2007, Issue 61, p2-2. 2/3p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract: The article highlights the first meeting of the International Labour Organization Governing Body which took place on November 27, 1919 in Geneva, Switzerland. It is noted that a major task of the first meeting was to elect the first Director of the Int...

96th International Labour Conference.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): World of Work. Aug2007, Issue 60, p33-33. 1p.

Abstract: Information about the 96th International Labour Conference that was held in June 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland is presented. The conference featured seven eminent speakers including International Labour Organisation (ILO) director-general Juan Somavia wh...

ISO Secretariat Gets Certified.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business & the Environment. Jun2011, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p14-14. 3/4p.

Abstract: The article reports on the announcement of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Central Secretariat regarding the certification of its Geneva, Switzerland offices to ISO 14001. It notes that the certification signifies an achievemen...


Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 5/4/59, Vol. 140 Issue 18, p3-6. 4p.

Abstract: The article presents world news briefs. Discussions between the Soviet Union and the United States relative to a proposed agreement in Geneva, Switzerland, concerning limiting or banning atmospheric tests of nuclear weapons are examined. The setting of...

Extract from the ISO president's address, including an update on the issue of lead in organ pipes.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Choir & Organ. Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p68-69. 2p.

Abstract: The article offers information on the contribution of board of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in marinating the organs in Switzerland. It informs that the board presented the point of banning the use of lead in organ which is an i...