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Pugwash conferences


      pl n   international peace conferences of scientists held regularly to discuss world problems: Nobel peace prize 1995 awarded to Joseph Rotblat, one of the founders of the conferences, secretary-general (1957--73), and president from 1988  
     (C20: from Pugwash, Nova Scotia, where the first conference was held)  
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participant-driven meeting with no predefined agenda as opposed to high-price, top-down and formal conferences
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