CORUM is a Swiss-based research group with an international vocation.
In 1968, it was co-founded, in the sense of art.60ff of the Swiss Civil Code,

by Peter B. Kalff and Anton Keller who has been directing it.

CORUM has grown out of the works published under its initial name of DOUBLEKAY.  It has been involved in and produced scientific papers on: optimum Nile management, international water law (Water for Peace Conference, Washington), Xylit production and marketing, non-proliferation of nuclear weaponsnuclear micro-explosionsfree zonesSLMY2K, etc.

Its team penned over 150 parliamentary interventions, and over 50 editorial page contributions (Journal de GenèveNeue Zürcher Zeitung, International Herald Tribune, Wall Street Journal, etc.) on commerce, friendship and establishment treatiescitizenship law, investor protectionSwiss bank secrecyfiscal policytransit policy, WHO baby food code, Non-Proliferation Treatysecurity and foreign policy, education, and humanitarian operationsconflict anticipation, analysis and resolution.

It provided good offices in the Teheran hostage crisis and subsequent hostage-takings, as well as in the Falklands/Malvinas, Iraq-Kuwait and former Yugoslavia conflicts.

It is specialized in League of Nations and UN-related works regarding human rightsindigenous peoples
and minority protection in the former Soviet Union (Baltics, etc.), in Iraq and in former Yugoslavia. And it initiated studies on monotheism and participated in the preparations for the SLM Center.

The work of CORUM has been funded by various sources, including consulting contracts, sponsorships and donations. CORUM is associated a.o. with:

Good Offices Group of European Lawmakers;
-     International Committee for European Security and Cooperation (ICESC);
-     Swiss Investors Protection Association (SIPA, ASDI);
-     SELEX;
-     Mosul Vilayet Council.

Address: box 2580, 1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland, e-mail: