First Pugwash Conference held in Canada

Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, an international conference of Atomic Scientists was first held at the estate of the American Philanthropist by the name of Cyrus Eaton, located in the village of Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada. The date of the event was July 1957 where Bertrand Russell, Albert Einstein, other scientists and physicists gathered to discuss the danger of nuclear weapons and how to reduce the threats.

Other countries that have hosted a Pugwash Conference were, Soviet Union, Great Britain, Indea, Romania, Yugoslavia, Sweden, Czechoslovakia and the United States of America among
others.

Date:
      July 1957
Name(s):
      Cyrus Eaton
Occupation:
      American Philanthropist
Location:
      Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada
Conference:
      Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs

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