Switzerland

What is Switzerland known for?


field covers

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date 2008-03-13 author Natalie Leung work Macau Daily Times and one of Lausanne's prime tourist draws attracting more than 250,000 visitors each year.


title albums

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early coaching

: a political history author Ram Rahul publisher Vikas pages 94–95 year 1997 isbn 8125902325 Coaching career Otto Pfister has been involved in Association football for almost 60 years, he began his coaching career in Switzerland as player-coach in 1961 at the age of just 23. Pfister's early coaching experience was gained with FC Vaduz, FC St. Gallen, FC Nordstern Basel, FC Moutier and finally FC Chur 97. http: www.rsssf.com players trainers-zwit-clubs.html He has worked as Head Coach for 10 International football teams, eight from Africa and two from Asia. In June 1972, at the age of 34, Pfister retired from his playing days and left Switzerland for Africa, taking the reins as the Head Coach of Rwanda. Pfister would stay in Africa for 23 years until 1995 working as the Head Coach for five other African Nations. Upper Volta (Republic of Upper Volta) (now Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso national football team)), Senegal (Senegal national football team), Cote d'Ivoire (Cote d'Ivoire national football team), Zaire (now DR Congo (Congo DR national football team)) and Ghana (Ghana national football team). In 1995, Pfister worked inside the Asian Football Confederation (AFC (Asian Football Confederation)) as the Head Coach of Bangladesh National Team (Bangladesh national football team) and also Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia national football team) from 1997 - 1999. Pfister returned to club football over the following six years with Egyptian team Zamalek (Zamalek SC), Tunisian club CS Sfaxien, Lebanese club Nejmeh and Egyptian club Al-Masry (Al-Masry Club). Pfister was selected as the head coach of Togo (Togo national football team) on February 18, 2006, after former coach Stephen Keshi was dismissed from the post despite having secured qualification for their first World Cup Finals (FIFA World Cup). TOGO-COACH OTTO PFISTER: "Lege keinen großen Wert auf Disziplin" Pfister himself resigned shortly before the team's first match in the tournament, after his players went on strike against the federation over a pay dispute, but he was reappointed three days later after demands from the players. Pfister was appointed Manager of Sudanese club Al-Merreikh on September 8, 2006 and would later leave this position on October 26, 2007. The following day Pfister would sign a contract as the Head Coach of Cameroon (Cameroon national football team) taking him through until 2010. As of March 24, 2011, Pfister was unveiled as head coach of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago national football team) http: www.goal.com en news 1937 americas 2011 03 24 2409499 otto-pfister-appointed-coach-of-trinidad-tobago Coaching career Otto Pfister has been involved in Association football for almost 60 years, he began his coaching career in Switzerland as player-coach in 1961 at the age of just 23. Pfister's early coaching experience was gained with FC Vaduz, FC St. Gallen, FC Nordstern Basel, FC Moutier and finally FC Chur 97. http: www.rsssf.com players trainers-zwit-clubs.html He has worked as Head Coach for 10 International football teams, eight from Africa and two from Asia. In June 1972, at the age of 34, Pfister retired from his playing days and left Switzerland for Africa, taking the reins as the Head Coach of Rwanda. Pfister would stay in Africa for 23 years until 1995 working as the Head Coach for five other African Nations. Upper Volta (Republic of Upper Volta) (now Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso national football team)), Senegal (Senegal national football team), Cote d'Ivoire (Cote d'Ivoire national football team), Zaire (now DR Congo (Congo DR national football team)) and Ghana (Ghana national football team). In 1995, Pfister worked inside the Asian Football Confederation (AFC (Asian Football Confederation)) as the Head Coach of Bangladesh National Team (Bangladesh national football team) and also Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia national football team) from 1997 - 1999. Pfister returned to club football over the following six years with Egyptian team Zamalek (Zamalek SC), Tunisian club CS Sfaxien, Lebanese club Nejmeh and Egyptian club Al-Masry (Al-Masry Club). Pfister was selected as the head coach of Togo (Togo national football team) on February 18, 2006, after former coach Stephen Keshi was dismissed from the post despite having secured qualification for their first World Cup Finals (FIFA World Cup). TOGO-COACH OTTO PFISTER: "Lege keinen großen Wert auf Disziplin" Pfister himself resigned shortly before the team's first match in the tournament, after his players went on strike against the federation over a pay dispute, but he was reappointed three days later after demands from the players. Pfister was appointed Manager of Sudanese club Al-Merreikh on September 8, 2006 and would later leave this position on October 26, 2007. The following day Pfister would sign a contract as the Head Coach of Cameroon (Cameroon national football team) taking him through until 2010. As of March 24, 2011, Pfister was unveiled as head coach of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago national football team) http: www.goal.com en news 1937 americas 2011 03 24 2409499 otto-pfister-appointed-coach-of-trinidad-tobago Togo Otto Pfister was selected to lead the Togo (Togo national football team) National football team three Months before World Cup 2006 after Stephen Keshi was sacked. Prior to the World Cup (FIFA World Cup), players went on strike because of unpaid bonuses. Faced with the rebellion over bonuses, Pfister walked out, saying he could take no more. Pfister was reinstated three days later after demands from players and FTF staff. Togo lost their opening game of the World Cup (FIFA World Cup), despite having taken the lead against South Korea through a goal by Mohamed Kader. In the second half, Jean-Paul Abalo was sent off after 55 minutes, and goals from Lee Chun-Soo and Ahn Jung-Hwan sealed a 2–1 defeat for Togo. Togo's next opponents in Group G were Switzerland, with the match scheduled for the afternoon of 19 June. However, the Togo (Togo national football team) squad threatened to refuse to fulfil the fixture and take strike action against unpaid bonuses. FIFA negotiated with the squad on 17 June, persuading them to travel to Dortmund in time to fulfil the fixture; goals from Alexander Frei and Tranquillo Barnetta resulted in a 2–0 defeat. Togo's final group game against France ended in 2–0 defeat. '''Laufenburg''' is a municipality (Municipalities of Switzerland) in the Swiss (Switzerland) canton (Cantons of Switzerland) of Aargau (Canton of Aargau). It is the seat of the district of the same name (Laufenburg (district)). On 1 January 2010 the municipality Sulz (Sulz, Aargau) merged into Laufenburg. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


exceptional quality

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made political

, and Scotland where she had her third child. She then moved to Australia where she still works as an artist today. The third OHL made political and strategic mistakes. While the public wanted peace, the OHL sought victory at all costs, ensuring for instance safe passage for Lenin (Vladimir Lenin) and his accomplices from Switzerland to Russia. It negotiated the peace of Brest-Litovsk (Treaty of Brest-Litowsk) only to be able to win on the Western front. - 2000 Sempach


extensive teaching

, before attacking Japanese civilians and killing 280. In 1992 he received an invitation to teach in Brazil and he would become a pioneer insofar as spreading the Dharma in South America. Throughout the 1990s he maintained an extensive teaching schedule, put some of his senior students into three year retreats, and helped to establish many Chagdud Gonpa centers throughout the Western Hemisphere. These include more than 38 Dharma centers under


leading opera

physicist, working mainly in the U.S. *'''Oper Frankfurt (Opern- und Schauspielhaus Frankfurt)''' The Frankfurt Opera is a leading opera company in Germany and one of the most important opera houses in Europe. It was elected ''Opera house of the year'' (of Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland) by German magazine Opernwelt in 1995, 1996 and 2003. It was also elected ''Best opera house in Germany'' in 2010 and 2011. Its orchestra was voted ''Orchestra of the year'' in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Kultiversum.de: Opernwelt Pressemitteilung * 1994 – During the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina more than 60 people are killed and some 200 wounded as a mortar shell slams into a downtown marketplace in Sarajevo. *1997 – The so-called Big Three banks (Swiss bank#Major banks) in Switzerland announce the creation of a $71 million fund to aid Holocaust (The Holocaust) survivors and their families. *2000 – Russian forces massacre (Novye Aldi massacre) at least 60 civilians in the Novye Aldi suburb of Grozny, Chechnya. The F-5 started life as a privately-funded light fighter program by Northrop in the 1950s. The first-generation F-5A Freedom Fighter entered service in the 1960s. During the Cold War, over 800 were produced through 1972 for U.S. allies and Switzerland. The USAF had no need for a light fighter but specifed a requirement for a supersonic trainer, procuring about 1,200 of a derivative airframe for this purpose, the Northrop T-38 Talon. Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guernsey, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia (Macedonia (country)), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe '''Floorball''', a type of floor hockey, is an indoor team sport which was developed in the 1970s in Sweden. Floorball is most popular in areas where the sport has developed the longest, such as the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


member international

in a car accident when he was 11. He was chairman of Juventus 1956–61, honorary chairman 1970–2004; chairman, Fiat France 1965–80; chief executive officer, Fiat SpA 1970–76, vice-president 1976–93, chairman, Fiat Auto 1980–90; member, International Advisory Board 1993–2004, chairman 2003–04. Though he was a senior executive in the family company, Fiat, he was sidelined from taking a leadership role by his brother Gianni (Gianni Agnelli) until the latter's death in 2003. He then took over the Fiat


authoring training

. last Lorenz publisher Boydell & Brewer year 2003 isbn 1-57113-213-9 pages 125 He also was involved with the Boy Scout (The Scout Association) movement, running a Scout troop, and authoring training booklets. He acted as a guide for outdoor holidays organised by the Holiday Fellowship. He often went to Switzerland, and took parties up the Matterhorn. In 1935, she moved to Switzerland where she later had four children with Hugo. After her retirement

Switzerland

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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.

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