Switzerland---A Neutral but Important Country in International Affairs
Search this site:             

Switzerland---A Neutral but Important Country in International Affairs

by ZHANG Zhuoliang/Bruce
(Chofu City, Tokyo, Japan)

Switzerland is located in the middle part of Europe, which covers an area of only forty thousand square kilometers or so. It hasn't as large an area as Russia, and not a powerful military as the United States, and even not a splendid history as the United Kingdom. Yet, it is of importance in international politics.

In reality, Switzerland is a famous neutral country. Still, it plays a vital role in international politics and military affairs. Zurich and Geneva are both world-famous cities, in which life quality rank first and second all over the world.

Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and one of the important international financial centers and gold markets. There are 300 banks or their branches.

Geneva is the second largest city in Switzerland and also home to more than 200 international organizations, such as the United Nations and International Society of Red Cross. What's more, a great many international conferences are held in Geneva. It has over 100 banks as well.

It seems a bit strange that such a neutral country plays a crucial part in international affairs. Nevertheless, Switzerland does.

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to UEC Switzerland forum.

Japan-Texas ebook cover thumbnail
Hot off the press! A FREE download at Smashwords



Pattaya ebook cover
Only $1.99 at Amazon
(¥214 at アマゾン日本)




Alaska ebook cover
Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥340 at アマゾン日本)




GW's road trip ebook cover
Only 99¢ at Amazon
(¥114 at アマゾン日本)




new Climbing Mt. Fuji book
Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥343 at アマゾン日本)




Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥343 at アマゾン日本)

 



Let's connect!!

Gary J. Wolff
Facebook badge

View Gary J. Wolff's profile on LinkedIn

My pics:

My videos: YouTube logo



What's New?

  1. 16 Top Hiking & Adventure Blogs from Japan

    Jan 16, 22 09:31 PM

    ​I was thrilled recently to be notified that my GaryJWolff.com website has been named one of the 16 top hiking and adventure blogs from Japan by the highly-renowned Ridgeline Images hiking website. If…

    Read more

  2. Gary J. Wolff's Blog

    Jan 16, 22 09:29 PM

    Gary J. Wolff's blog keeps you up-to-date with my everyday life in Japan, as well as recent additions/changes to the GaryJWolff.com website.

    Read more

  3. Gary J. Wolff's Blog Archives, July-September, 2021

    Jan 16, 22 09:26 PM

    Posts include my August 25th climb of Mt. Fuji, my visit to Shikinejima, the Korakuen ramen shop robot, and my memorial tribute to Larry 'LJ' Jones.

    Read more