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Albert Schweitzer Institute

The Albert Schweitzer Institute is inspired by the teachings and philosophy of the Nobel Peace-prizewinner

  • Albert Schweitzer Institute UK
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Records at Syracuse University
  • Albert Schweitzer Page*Albert Schweitzer Papers at Syracuse University
  • Biographical information
  • International Albert Schweitzer Association Gunsbach - France
  • Nobel e-Museum, Schweitzer page
  • Readings on Reverence for Life*Schweitzer Nobel Presentation Speech by Gunnar Jahn
  • Schweitzerforlaget (Norwegian text only)

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In the United Kingdom, the Institute campaigns on issues relating to animal welfare, human rights and the environment, and it is currently developing a series of educational programs to raise awareness of Dr Schweitzer's philosophy of reverence for life and its potential for a more peaceful and sustainable world.[4]

The Quinnipiac branch of the Institute teaches young people ethical values and encourages their commitment to community service. Its main program activity in health care is the Schweitzer Conferences and Seminars Series for health care leaders held in Central and Eastern Europe and in countries of the former Soviet Union. These conferences explore clinical, public health, human rights and ethical issues in order to foster health care initiatives that improve the lives of under-served populations.[3]

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