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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...

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