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Doctors without borders
Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières, MSF) is an international medical and humanitarian organization that provides assistance to victims of natural or human disasters and armed conflicts, without any discrimination of race, sex, religion, philosophy or politics. This organization received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.
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Résidence de lux tout confort 2
Cozy Studio (102) close to Cornavin Train Station
Residence de luxe tout confort
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Jade Manotel ★★★
N’vY Manotel ★★★★
Hotel Drake-Longchamp ★★★
Design Hotel f6 ★★★
Geneva (in French: Genève [ʒə.nɛv]; in Arpitano: Genèva [dzəˈnɛva]; in German: Genf [ɡɛnf]) is a city and commune of the Swiss Confederation, located near the border with France, capital of the canton of Geneva. It is the most populous city in Romandía and the second in Switzerland after Zurich. It is located at the exit of the Rhone from Lake Geneva and is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.
The municipality itself (la ville de Genève) has a population (in August 2013) of 194 458 inhabitants and the canton (which includes the city) has 474 169 inhabitants. In 2011, the metropolitan area (Grand Genève) had a population of 915,000 inhabitants including the French part. In Swiss territory, the transit area (known as Métropole lémanique) had a population of 1.25 million inhabitants. This area extends east of Geneva to the Riviera area (Vevey, Montreux) and northeast to Yverdon-les-Bains, in the neighboring canton of Vaud.
Geneva is a global city, financial and world center of diplomacy due to the presence of numerous international organizations, including the headquarters of many of the United Nations agencies and the Red Cross. In fact , Geneva is the city that hosts the largest number of international organizations in the world. It is also the place where the Geneva Conventions were signed, which mainly refer to the treatment, in war situations, of non-combatants and prisoners of war.
Geneva was positioned as the ninth most important financial world center in terms of competitiveness in the Global Index of Financial Centers, ahead of Frankfurt, and the third in Europe after London and Zurich. A 2009 survey conducted by Mercer It shows that Geneva is the third city with the highest quality of life in the world (behind Vienna and Zurich). The city has been known as the most compact metropolis in the world and the "capital of peace". [ 8] However, between 2009 and 2011, Geneva appeared as the fourth and fifth city, respectively, the most expensive in the world.
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Au coeur de Genève
The Hamlet (Ex Nest Geneva)
Hôtel Résidence Cité-Verdaine
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Hôtel Bel'Espérance ★★★
Les Armures ★★★★★
Hôtel de la Cigogne ★★★★★
Hôtel Longemalle ★★★
University of Geneva
The University of Geneva (Université de Genève) is a university in Geneva, Switzerland.
It was founded by Juan Calvino in 1559. Initially it was a theological seminary, where Law was also taught. It remained markedly theological during the seventeenth century, where other disciplines began to be added, while becoming a center for scholarly Enlightenment. In 1873 their religious associations fell, which acquired the secular character.
Today it plays a leading role in many fields - its location in Geneva gives it a privileged location for studies in diplomatic and international affairs. It is also considered one of the leading universities in research topics in Europe, as it has made remarkable discoveries in the area of Earth sciences and also in genetics, among other fields.
He is a member of the Coimbra Group as well as the League of European Research Universities (LERU).