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River down the street from the main Hoffmann-La Roche campus near the Swiss-German border. The institute opened its doors in 1971. The institute was a unique concept in the history of mechanisms for funding basic science and the relationship between basic science and industry. Through the influence of Paul Sacher, Paul Sacher Foundation Website Swiss conductor and patron of the arts and sciences, drug company Hoffmann-LaRoche committed unrestricted support of $24 million per year and freedom of design of the institute to its founding director Niels K. Jerne. Jerne retired in 1980 and was succeeded by Fritz Melchers CV Fritz Melchers who generally maintained Jerne’s themes and vision. Closing of Basel institute scatters immunologists. Science 293, 238-239, 2001 Biography Born in Berlin in 1912, Cohn grew up in Germany. In 1933, during the Third Reich, she fled to Zürich, Switzerland where she was admitted into the University of Zürich. At Zürich, she studied psychology and minored in pre-clinical medicine and psychiatrics. She completed additional studies in education, theology, literature and interaction. In the first years after the development of TCI, its use grew rapidly in the United States. Today, however, TCI is virtually unknown in the United States, although it continues to be well-known and an important concept for educators, therapists, supervisors and managers in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, and India. '''Claudio von Planta''' (born 16 September 1962) is a Swiss (Switzerland) cameraman (Camera operator), director and filmmaker, based in London. thumb right Master of Complications title (Image:Logo-master of complications.png) '''Franck Muller''' (born July 1958) is a noted Swiss (Switzerland) watchmaker and the company of the same name. The brand of watches carries the slogan "Master of Complications". Franck Muller's watches are worn by various celebrities, among them Demi Moore, commons:Confoederatio Helvetica
3-2 Win 1954 FIFA World Cup - People who are born in Germany can get a copy of their birth certificates in the Standesamt office. vital records Standesamt The term "Standesamt" is also used for Austrian register offices, whereas in Switzerland the German (German language) word for register office is "Zivilstandsamt". Pejorative usage of "Swabian" In Switzerland, "Sauschwab" is a derogatory term for Germans, derived from the Swabian War of 1499. In Macedonian (Macedonian language), Polish (Polish language), and Bulgarian (Bulgarian language), "Shvab" or "Szwab" may be a pejorative term for any German, not just one from Swabia. In parts of the former Yugoslavia (i.e., Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina), the term ''Švabo'' is somewhat applied to all German peoples who lived in those regions until shortly after World War II, and to their descendants; it is even occasionally used as a slang term to refer to all Germans including Austrians and Swiss Germans. Also, is it frequently used as a derogatory term for all Germans. Thommen, who had set up football betting pools in Switzerland in 1932, had a major interest in having purposeful matches played in the summer break. UEFA were initially disinclined to support the tournament, finding its betting background distasteful; nevertheless they permitted the new tournament but refrained from getting officially involved. Clubs which qualified for one of the official continental competitions, such as the European Champions Cup (UEFA Champions League)s and Cup Winners Cup (UEFA Cup Winners' Cup), were not allowed to participate. Ferrari were also trialling the Swiss (Switzerland) driver Clay Regazzoni and he put in some excellent drives to restrict Giunti's chances though he was re-signed by Ferrari for 1971. Playing career Abedi Pele was one of the pioneers of African football in Europe. One of the first great African players to make an impact on European club football, he played for teams in Switzerland, Germany, Italy and most famously France where he was very instrumental in Marseille's prominence in the European Champions League during the early 1990s. Amongst his international accolades, he was often included in FIFA "All-star" selections and captained the African all-stars in their victory over their European counterparts in the Meridian Cup (UEFA-CAF Meridian Cup) of 1997. He left Ghana for Qatar after the 1982 African Cup of Nations. After a short spell with F.C. Zürich (Fussballclub Zürich) in Switzerland he returned to Ghana but, after both Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak SC Hearts
; were included. 1980s At the beginning of 1984, Kershaw released his breakthrough song "Wouldn't It Be Good", which reached Number 4 in the UK Singles Chart, and was a big success in Europe, particularly in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and in Scandinavia, Australia and New Zealand. The music video, featuring Kershaw as a chroma key-suited alien (Extraterrestrial life in popular culture), received heavy rotation by MTV, helping the song reach #46 in the United States. He enjoyed three more Top 20 hits from his debut album ''Human Racing'', including the title track and a successful re-issue of "I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me". This track ultimately proved his biggest hit as a performer when it reached Number 2 in the UK. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica
people make up two-thirds of the country's workforce. Nationals are referred to by the plural: Liechtensteiners. Low business taxes - the maximum tax rate is 20% - and easy incorporation rules have induced about 73,700 holding (holding company) or so-called letter box companies to establish nominal offices in Liechtenstein, providing 30% of state revenues. The country participates in a customs union with Switzerland and uses the Swiss franc as its national currency. It imports more than 85% of its energy requirements. Liechtenstein has been a member of the European Economic Area (an organization serving as a bridge between European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and EU) since May 1995. The government is working to harmonize its economic policies with those of an integrated Europe (European Union). History Since the signing of the Customs Treaty in 1916, Liechtenstein and Switzerland have represented one mutual economic area. Therefore, the borders between those states are open. The country also uses the Swiss franc as its national currency, and Swiss customs officers secure its border with Austria. Currently there are 21 Swiss boarder guards stationed in Liechtenstein and 20 Austria border guards securing its border (as of 2011 (Law enforcement in Liechtenstein)). *'''Commodities:''' agricultural products, raw materials, machinery, metal goods, textiles, foodstuffs, motor vehicles *'''Partners:''' EU countries, Switzerland, Germany and the US. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica
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-- '''Switzerland''' ( . While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8 million people is concentrated mostly on the Plateau, where the largest cities are to be found; among them are the two global (global city) and economic centres of Zürich and Geneva.
The establishment of the Swiss Confederation is traditionally dated to 1 August 1291, which is celebrated annually as Swiss National Day. The country has a long history of armed neutrality—it has not been in a state of war internationally since 1815—and did not join the United Nations until 2002. Nevertheless it pursues an active foreign policy and is frequently involved in peace-building processes around the world. Thomas Fleiner, Alexander Misic, Nicole Töpperwien, ''Swiss Constitutional Law'', p. 28, Kluwer Law International In addition to being the birthplace of the Red Cross (International Committee of the Red Cross), Switzerland is home to numerous international organizations, including the second largest UN office (United Nations Office at Geneva). On the European level, it is a founding member of the European Free Trade Association and is part of the Schengen Area – although it is notably not a member of the European Union, nor the European Economic Area.
Straddling the intersection of Germanic (German-speaking Europe) and Romance (Romance-speaking Europe) Europe, Switzerland comprises four main linguistic and cultural regions: German, French, Italian and Romansh (Romansh language). Therefore the Swiss (Swiss people), although predominantly German-speaking, do not form a nation in the sense of a common ethnicity or language; rather, Switzerland's strong sense of identity and community is founded on a common historical background, shared values such as federalism and direct democracy, Constitutional Patriotism and Exclusion: the Swiss Case
Switzerland ranks high in several metrics of national performance, including government transparency, civil liberties, economic competitiveness (Global Competitiveness Report), and human development (Human Development Index). It has the highest nominal wealth per adult (financial and non-financial assets) in the world according to Credit Suisse and the eighth-highest (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita) per capita gross domestic product on the IMF list.