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  The Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization - Lausanne Homepage
The Lausanne Movement is a global network of Christian leaders from missions, churches and educational and training institutions who share a commitment to world evangelization.
Produced The Lausanne Covenant, considered by many to be the most significant mission document of the Protestant era.
The Lausanne Movement is convening Lausanne III on 16-25 October 2010, in Cape Town, South Africa.
www.lausanne.org   (371 words)

  
  Lausanne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lausanne is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman), and facing Évian-les-Bains (France) and with the Jura hills to its north.
It is the capital of the canton of Vaud and of the district of Lausanne.
Lausanne is connected to the A1 motorway on its east side (Geneva - Zurich axis) and to the A9 on its north and east side (transit with Italy), the forking point between these two motorways being at the north-west side of the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lausanne   (1030 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lausanne and Geneva
Lausanne was originally a suffragan of Lyons (certainly about the seventh century), later of Besançon, from which it was detached by the French Concordat of 1801.
By the French Constitution Civile du Clergé (1790) the Parishes of the French Jura fell to the Diocese of Belley, and this was confirmed by the Concordat of 1801.
Pius VII next (1819) united the city of Geneva and 20 parishes with the Diocese of Lausanne, while the rest of the ancient Diocese of Geneva (outside of Switzerland) was reconstituted, in 1822, as the Diocese of Annecy.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09040a.htm   (2889 words)

  
 University of Lausanne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Lausanne (in French: Université de Lausanne) or UNIL in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890.
The University of Lausanne is composed of 6 faculties (theology, law, arts, social and political science, economics and business administration, biology and medicine).
The "School of Lausanne" is associated with the development of general equilibrium theory as well as the marginalist revolution Marginalism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Lausanne   (216 words)

  
 LICR - Lausanne
Scanning electronic micrograph of a cytolytic T lymphocyte (small cell) bound to its target cell (image taken from a study carried out at the Branch in 1977).
he Branch was established in 1975, in collaboration with the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), the University of Lausanne (UNIL), the Policlinique Médicale Universitaire (PMU) and, later, the Centre pluridisciplinaire d'oncologie (CePO) located in the Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois (CHUV).
In addition to its research activities, the Branch is involved in various teaching and training activities at the pre- and postgraduate levels for students in medicine and/or biology enrolled at the UNIL.
www.lau.licr.org   (321 words)

  
 THE LAUSANNE SCHOOL
The "Lausanne School" refers to the Neoclassical school of thought surrounding the Frenchman Léon Walras and the Italian Vilfredo Pareto.
The central feature of the Lausanne School was its development of general equilibrium theory, generalizing and extending the applicability of the Neoclassical.approach to economics.
Its main achievement was the reconstruction of general equilibrium theory in a manner which reconciled the original Walrasian and Paretian strands of the Lausanne School and gave it a new technical apparatus and scope.
cepa.newschool.edu /het/schools/lausanne.htm   (1546 words)

  
 Lausanne - Wikitravel
Lausanne [1], (pron: low-ZANNE) the capital of the Swiss canton of Vaud, is a medium sized city (around two thirds the size of Geneva) which sits at the northern most point of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman).
Lausanne is served by one of the most efficient passenger rail services in the world, the Swiss Federal Rail system.
Lausanne GuestHouse, Epinettes 4, +41 21 601 80 00, info@lausanne-guesthouse.ch, [27].
wikitravel.org /en/Lausanne   (5824 words)

  
 Lausanne Switzerland the city   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lausanne suffered from many devastating medieval fires, and is the last city in Europe to keep alive the tradition of the nightwatch (le guet).
To the north, the hill of the Old Town, crowned by the Cathedral, dominates the city, while expansion during the nineteenth century roped in more heights to the west and east.
The whole of Lausanne’s explorable centre lies north of and above the train station, with Place St-François at the edge of a pedestrian-only zone covering virtually the entire Old Town.
switzerland.isyours.com /e/guide/lausanne/thecity.html   (342 words)

  
 Lausanne 2001 IALL Conference: The 20th Annual Course on International Law Librarianship
Lausanne is beautifully situated on one of Europe's largest lakes, Lac Léman, and offers breathtaking views of the lakeside and the Alps.
Lausanne does not have its own airport, but can easily be reached both from Geneva (30 minutes by train) and from Zurich (2½ hours by train).
Located in 10 acres of parkland, on the banks of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, the elegant belle époque buildings of the Beau-Rivage Palace command breathtaking views across the lake to the majestic French Alps beyond.
www.iall.org /iall2001   (1037 words)

  
 Introduction
The NRCSA Center in Lausanne is run in association with the cultural department of Migros Vaud, and is located right in the center of town.
In Lausanne, unlike most big capitals, the pace of life is not at all hectic.
Lausanne is not a town to be passed through in a hurry.
www.nrcsa.com /nh_df/8022/8022index.html   (473 words)

  
 Lausanne Switzerland information guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After the Reformation, students flocked to Lausanne’s pioneering university, and in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, restless Romantics sought and found inspiration in the setting and the life of Lausanne.
Aiding the dynamism, a defining feature of the city is its international population of students, attracted to the prestigious University of Lausanne, Switzerland’s biggest, and the French-language arm of the Federal Institute of Technology.
This youthful spirit, and the city’s hilly aspect, have also given Lausanne a new role as European blading and skateboarding capital: when the sun shines, every public space hisses with the spinning of tiny wheels, and the Ouchy waterfront in summer echoes to the clack of skateboards.
switzerland.isyours.com /e/guide/lausanne   (784 words)

  
 French and English in Switzerland. Language School in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Lausanne is famous for its excellent university, internationally recognized hotel management and tourism schools, ancient history and natural beauty.
Lausanne is also renowned as a city of culture and culinary attractions, as a centre of medicine and higher education, and for its bustling business life and chic shopping.
Located at the crossroads of the continent, Lausanne and the Lake Geneva Region is proud of its privileged position in the heart of Europe.
www.studyabroadinternational.com /Switzerland/Lausanne_Plus/Switzerland_Lausanne_Plus.html   (446 words)

  
 AskOxford: Lausanne
It is an interesting irony that Lausanne owes the survival and conservation of its treasure to this conquest.
The central piece of the Lausanne Rose was lost and replaced by a later one.
In medieval Lausanne, every night from 10pm to 2am, nightwatches were posted on the doors of the wall surrounding the town.
www.askoxford.com /languages/culturevulture/france/lausanne   (711 words)

  
 Christian News, Updated Daily - Christian Today > New Lausanne Leadership Meeting in Hong Kong Addresses Global ...
The Lausanne Committee for World Evangelisation (LCWE) grew out of the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelisation held in Lausanne, Switzerland which was called by a committee headed by the world renowned American Evangelist, Rev. Billy Graham.
Douglas Birdsall, Lausanne Executive Chair, has said that the Lausanne Leadership Team elected in 2004 is the strongest in the last 15 years, because of the freshness they have brought to the Lausanne Committee.
The Lausanne International Leadership Team meeting in Hong Kong is hosted by Dr. Leung Wing Tai, chair of the Lausanne Communication Working Group, and CEO of Breakthrough Ministries.
www.christiantoday.com /news/missions/new.lausanne.leadership.meeting.in.hong.kong.addresses.global.evangelisation./386.htm   (877 words)

  
 ywam lausanne - about us   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is ywam lausanne, a training centre that equips students to go to every nation with the message of Jesus....
ywam lausanne operates from The Chalet which is set alongside the Forest at Chalet-à-Gobet.
Lausanne is situated in western switzerland on lake geneva (lac léman) with a fantastic view of the alps (mountains) and local vineyards.
www.ywamlausanne.com /pages/about_us   (272 words)

  
 First Anti-G8 demonstration in Lausanne : SF Indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While most of the marchers assembled directly in the startpoint at Lausanne, the pink-silver bloc from the c'village chose to walk into the town from their encampment.
Led by an improvised but loud and enthusiastic samba band, the bloc quickly ran into the newly arrived fl bloc and friends, who were marching into town from the Bourdonette camp (the official camp provided by the authorities, only a few 100 metres away from the village).
The atmosphere in Lausanne is still peaceful, with a huge amount of space for different political groupings to contribute their input.
sf.indymedia.org /news/2003/05/1614861.php   (537 words)

  
 Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization: Lausanne Covenant (English)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lausanne Covenant is a declaration agreed upon by more than 2,300 evangelicals during the 1974 International Congress to be more intentional about world evangelization.
Fifteen years later in July 1989, the more than 3,000 participants in the Second International Congress on World Evangelization (Lausanne II) in Manila, Philippines produced another important document: The Manila Manifesto.
We, members of the Church of Jesus Christ, from more than 150 nations, participants in the International Congress on World Evangelization at Lausanne, praise God for his great salvation and rejoice in the fellowship he has given us with himself and with each other.
www.lausanne.org /Brix?pageID=12891   (2911 words)

  
 LAUSANNE - Online Information article about LAUSANNE
Lausanne takes its name from the Flon stream flowing through it, which was formerly called Laus (See also:
Francois are the finest, the latter now being the real centre of the town.
Gazette de Lausanne (founded 1798) took that name in 1804.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /LAP_LEO/LAUSANNE.html   (1637 words)

  
 Université de Lausanne - Welcome to Unil
With its seven faculties and 2,200 teachers, researchers and scientific collaborators, the University of Lausanne offers a wide range of high quality undergraduate and post-graduate courses (350 at the moment).
The University of Lausanne is an active and internationally recognised centre of research where more than 100 million Swiss francs are annually invested in projects developed by 125 different research teams.
In deciding to come to Lausanne you are choosing the Olympic capital, a town with a wealth of cultural and sporting activities, ideally situated at the foot of the Alps on the shores of Lake Leman.
www.unil.ch /central/page2214_en.html   (247 words)

  
 Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism
The The Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization (LCWE) is an international movement formed for the purpose of uniting Christian denominations and organizations to evangelize the world before the year A.D. In 1974, 2,400 Protestant and Catholic leaders from 150 nations attended the Lausanne Congress which was convened by a committee headed by Billy Graham.
The Lausanne Covenant is a 3,000-word document that was written and signed by 2,300 of the attendees of the 1974 Lausanne Congress.
The meeting, based on the 1974 Lausanne Covenant continued a commitment to carry the Christian Gospel to all corners of the world and represented a renewal of the Covenant by these Christian leaders.
www.watch-unto-prayer.org /lcje.html   (3501 words)

  
 ZNet | Corporate Globalization | Lausanne Solidarity Declaration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are again confronted with a fine fabric of half truths and more-than-half lies, posing as the 'neutral' and 'objective' account of the G8 blockades.
Indeed, from what we saw on Sunday in Lausanne, there was an enormous presence of fascists on the streets.
All the blockade actions that took place in Lausanne had the clear objective of obstructing the arrival of G8 delegates.
www.zmag.org /content/print_article.cfm?itemID=3723§ionID=13   (1238 words)

  
 Ecumencial Jews, Evangelicals, Charismatics, & Catholics Together: Introduction-Lausanne & LCJE
and the Lausanne Movement, they organized under the banner of Mission America, a unified coalition of churches, denominations, parachurch ministries and ministry networks working together--calling their initiative Celebrate Jesus 2000--to mobilize the church to pray for, care for and lovingly share Christ with every person in America by year-end 2000.
Christian leaders from 150 nations were brought together again, and were commissioned to take the "spirit of Lausanne" back to their nations - with renewed vigor - as the millennium drew to a close.
Following Lausanne II, the Lord impressed upon American Church leaders to respond to the urgency of the "Great Commission" and the task of evangelism in a new era.
www.seekgod.ca /lcje.htm   (2939 words)

  
 Lausanne Transportation - Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
There are two metro lines in Lausanne: The first one which connects the center and Old Town (station called Flon) to Ouchy, passing through the train station.
Lausanne has a well-established network of bus system and a useful funicular linking the train station, Old Town and Ouchy.
The bus system in Lausanne is imho the best way to get around, other than walking of course: it serves the entire city, and it is easy to use.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/Switzerland/Canton_de_Vaud/Lausanne-691372/Transportation-Lausanne-BR-1.html   (692 words)

  
 Lausanne, Capitale Olympique - LT
Quelques pistes pour bien commencer l’hiver en famille
Les Fêtes de Noël à Lausanne illuminent la ville par de nombreux spectacles et événements.
Lausanne Tourisme & Bureau des Congrès ainsi que Montreux-Vevey Tourisme sont heureux de vous présenter la quatrième édition de votre newsletter
www.lausanne-tourisme.ch   (116 words)

  
 Lausanne, Olympic Capital - LT
The Christmas festivities in Lausanne light up the city with numerous shows and events.
The month of November will be filled with enchantment, celebration, a festival of flavours and special cruises on the CGN boats
Lausanne Tourisme & Convention Bureau as well as Montreux-Vevey Tourisme are happy to present you the fourth edition of your information newsletter
www.lausanne-tourisme.ch /view.asp?CurOS=1&Language=E   (118 words)

  
 Prix de Lausanne, the international dance competition in Switzerland
Prix de Lausanne, the international dance competition in Switzerland
Prix de Lausanne 2008 : New features of the schedule
John Neumeier will serve as the President of the 2008 jury.
www.prixdelausanne.org   (30 words)

  
 Site officiel de la ville de Lausanne - LV
A ce public si fidèle, une occasion est offerte de lui rendre un dernier hommage dimanche 25 (16-20h) et lundi 26 novembre (9h-14h) à la salle Métropole à Lausanne.
Lorsqu'en 1987, Béjart a manifesté le désir de venir s'installer sur les bords du Léman, Lausanne l'a accueilli avec enthousiasme.
En 2008, Lausanne participe à ce programme de soutien en collaboration avec la Conférence des Villes suisses.
www.lausanne.ch   (277 words)

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