Swiss Jewish Leader is Nominated for Seat on the Hague Tribunal
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Swiss Jewish Leader is Nominated for Seat on the Hague Tribunal

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Paul Guggenheim, prominent Swiss Jewish attorney, was nominated today for membership on the International Court of Justice, The General Assembly, to open its sessions here September 17, will vote on five vacancies on the 15-member court for terms beginning next February. There are about 20 candidates for the five judicial posts.

Dr. Guggenheim, 63, has long been prominent in international arbitration. A native of Zurich, he studied at the Universities of Geneva, Rome and Berlin, He is a former chairman of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Switzerland.

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