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Place Des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

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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...

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Geneva, Switzerland付近のパノラマ

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A: Near The Broken Chair

J-P. Scherrer作, ここから30メートル

The Broken Chair is a monumental sculpture in wood by the Swiss artist Daniel Berset, constructed by ...

Near The Broken Chair

B: Under The Broken Chair

J-P. Scherrer作, ここから40メートル

The Broken Chair is a monumental sculpture in wood by the Swiss artist Daniel Berset, constructed by ...

Under The Broken Chair

C: Musée Ariana, Geneva

Eric Souvaroff作, ここから320メートル

Musée Ariana, Geneva

D: Ariana Muséum, Geneva, Switzerland

Eric Souvaroff作, ここから330メートル

Twelve centuries of ceramic art. The art of fire at the Swiss Museum of Ceramics and Glass. At first ...

Ariana Muséum, Geneva, Switzerland

E: United Nations headquarters New York United States

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The headquarters of the United Nations is a complex in New York City. The complex has served as the o...

United Nations headquarters New York United States

F: UN Human Rights Counsil 16th Session

Laurent Egli作, ここから710メートル

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States resp...

UN Human Rights Counsil 16th Session

G: Park de la Perle du Lac #2 (Pearl of the Lake Park)

J-P. Scherrer作, 1.1kmかなた

This park is situated on the left bank of Lake Geneva, near many international organisations, such as...

Park de la Perle du Lac #2 (Pearl of the Lake Park)

H: Parc of "La Perle Du Lac" on Geneva's lake side

J-P. Scherrer作, 1.2kmかなた

Parc of "La Perle Du Lac" on Geneva's lake side

I: The Palais Wilson

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The Palais Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland, is the current headquarters of the Office of the United Nat...

The Palais Wilson

J: Cornavin Train Station

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This is a view of the trains platforms at the Cornavin Station. It's an important stop of the TGV (Hi...

Cornavin Train Station

このパノラマはGeneva, Switzerland, Europeで撮影されました

これはEurope領域の概要です

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.

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