Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
(1957, Rome; pugwash.org)

It works “to bring scientific insight and reason to bear on namely, the catastrophic threat posed to humanity by nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction. ” Drawing inspiration from the “Russell-Einstein Manifesto of 1955, which urged leaders of the  world to think in a new way:  to renounce nuclear weapons, to remember their humanity, and  to find peaceful means for the settlement of all matters of dispute between them.”

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Leadership: Sir Joseph Rotblat (Co-founder)

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