0 Likes

Place Des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland

This is the Place des Nations, in the center of many International Organizations Head-Quarters, such as the UN (United Nations), ITU (International Telecommunication Union), UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), ICRC ( International Committee of the Red Cross), WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)and other...

Copyright: J P. Scherrer
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 22/09/2009
Updated: 17/09/2014
Zobrazení:

...


Tags: geneva; switzerland; international organizations; un
comments powered by Disqus

J-P. Scherrer
Near The Broken Chair
J-P. Scherrer
Under The Broken Chair
Eric Souvaroff
Musée Ariana, Geneva
Eric Souvaroff
Ariana Muséum, Geneva, Switzerland
yunzen liu
United Nations headquarters New York United States
Laurent Egli
UN Human Rights Counsil 16th Session
J-P. Scherrer
Park de la Perle du Lac #2 (Pearl of the Lake Park)
J-P. Scherrer
Parc of "La Perle Du Lac" on Geneva's lake side
J-P. Scherrer
The Palais Wilson
J-P. Scherrer
Cornavin Train Station
Eric Souvaroff
Hotel President Wilson, Geneva
Rizzotti André
Bellagio Hall
Magnus Andersen
Volkonskogo Gora, Peak, Antarctica
Charilaos Kalogirou
Old bridge at Boidomatis River
Claudio Muzzetto
Santa Teresa Gallura, belvedere
Brian Conroy
Zion National Park, November 2009
Supasit Srisawathsak
Kaset Intersection Bangkok Flood 2011
Pascal Moulin
Panneau de la commune de La Baleine - France
Kenneth Brandon
Wes in the Wood Shop
Werner Joemann
Hochsitz Im herbstlichen Wald Linnert, Haltern am See
Giovanni Saini
Ponte Dell'Olio (PC) Castello di Folignano - Porticato
Antoine DUPRÉ
Le Hêtre Pleureur (1860) - Jardin botanique de Bayeux - HDR
Frank Ellmerich
Fishing Village
Bernd Kronmueller
Penrhyn Castle - Autumn colours
J-P. Scherrer
Forest In Autumn
J-P. Scherrer
Romanian Orthodox Church #1
J-P. Scherrer
Tambaba Beach #2, near Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil
J-P. Scherrer
Geneva Fountain at dusk, one rainy day
J-P. Scherrer
Hans Wilsdorf Bridge in Geneva, Switzerland
J-P. Scherrer
Beau Rivage
J-P. Scherrer
Place Du Marche in Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland
J-P. Scherrer
Geneva Fountain again
J-P. Scherrer
Sergio's appartment
J-P. Scherrer
The Junction of Rhone and Arve Rivers
J-P. Scherrer
Parc of "La Perle Du Lac" on Geneva's lake side
J-P. Scherrer
Manaira Beach, Joao Pessoa, Brazil
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.