Geneva, 12 July 1995. On 8 March, UK Science Minister David Hunt opened CERN1's 'World-Wide Web Days', a conference designed to give journalists, educators and communication experts a practical introduction to this new telecommunications revolution.
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Geneva, 12 July 1995. Japan's Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (Monbusho), announced on May 10 that it would help to finance the construction of CERN1's next particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This announcement follows the visit of a CERN delegation, led by Director-General Prof. Christopher Llewellyn Smith to Japan in March 1995. The Japanese Minister of Monbusho, Mr.
Geneva, 23 June 1995. The CERN1 Council, where the representatives of the 19 Member States of the Organization decide on scientific programmes and financial resources, held its 102nd session on 23 June under the chairmanship of Prof. Hubert Curien (F).
Geneva, 2 May 1995. CERN1's Large Electron Positron Collider, LEP, started up for physics right on time on the 2 May, a considerable achievement for the Laboratory's technicians and engineers who have worked flat out to put right the damage caused by an act of sabotage earlier in the year.
Geneva, 26 January 1995. Shimon Peres, Israel's Foreign Minister, made an official visit to CERN1 on 26 January. He was accompanied by the Israeli Ambassador to the International Organizations in Geneva, Yosef Lamdan, and was received by CERN's Director General, Prof. Christopher Llewellyn Smith. The visit took place at the site of the giant OPAL experiment, on the Large Electron Positron Collider (LEP), where there is major Israeli involvement. Shimon Peres was guided around the experiment by Israeli scientists and also visited the accelerator tunnel.