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Swiss Up: Geneva University Hospital or HUG (21 October 2020)

Swiss Up: Geneva University Hospital or HUG (21 October 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, we take a look at the HUG, or Geneva's University Hospital. It's the largest hospital in the country, with a world renowned research programme, was at the foref...

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Stop unwanted paper junk mail - and save the planet - EcolAds

Stop unwanted paper junk mail - and save the planet - EcolAds

The Breakfast Show

A modern-day scourge for many is the large amount on unsolicited junk mail we get in our letter boxes. Flyers from supermarkets, bargains from the local electrical shop and much more. Maybe –...

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UN Roundup - United Nations’ 75th anniversary

UN Roundup - United Nations’ 75th anniversary

UN Roundup

19 October 2020. Rheal LeBlanc joins us for the weekly UN Roundup. This morning we take a look at:  1: The UN will hold direct, face-to-face talks between delegations of the 5+5 Joint Mi...

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Learn More: Bilingual Education

Learn More: Bilingual Education

Learn More

Living, as we do, in a multilingual environment it's important that schools make sure today’s students are as comfortable in different languages. The Institute International de La...

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McKay Interview: Karel Leeflang - what will be the 'new normal'?

McKay Interview: Karel Leeflang - what will be the 'new normal'?

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest is Karel Leeflang. His bread and butter is in leading large-scale transformations, both as a corporate executive and advisor. And in describing what he does, jargon words and...

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Plane Talk - How does the aviation industry bounce back?

Plane Talk - How does the aviation industry bounce back?

Plane Talk

International air travel is currently at 20% of pre-pandemic levels. So how does the industry stay afloat? And how does it bounce back?

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Plane Talk - Where are all the planes ?

Plane Talk - Where are all the planes ?

Plane Talk

The skies are clear. International aviation is down to just 20% of its pre-pandemic levels. So... where are all the planes?

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World Food Day - FAO's Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo explains

World Food Day - FAO's Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo explains

Mid Morning Mix

Today - on World Food Day - we speak to Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo, Deputy-Director of the Agrifood Economics Division (ESA) Economic and Social Development Stream of the Food and Agricu...

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The Christmas Giftbox Appeal - spread some much needed joy this year

The Christmas Giftbox Appeal - spread some much needed joy this year

The Breakfast Show

Every year the Gift Box Project sends much needed items to underprivileged children in the poor areas of Eastern Europe. You can help by creating a gift box, which while should contain items to ...

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Plane Talk - Flying in times of Covid

Plane Talk - Flying in times of Covid

Plane Talk

Plane Talk is BACK! We're talking about air travel in times of Covid: What does flying look like during a pandemic? How safe is it breathing recycled air on-board? What to expect at the airport...

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ICN's CEO on the essential role of emergency nurses

ICN's CEO on the essential role of emergency nurses

Mid Morning Mix

  "It's head, heart and hands"  - Howard Catton, CEO of the ICN, on what qualities make a good nurse.   2020 is the International Year of the Nurse...

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UN Roundup - World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

UN Roundup - World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

UN Roundup

13 October 2020.  Daniel Johnson reports in on the Mid Morning Mix with Katt... 1: UN’s World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize. Announced last Friday, this is a major morale b...

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Swiss Up: Trust Valley (13 October 2020)

Swiss Up: Trust Valley (13 October 2020)

Swiss Up!

Can Switzerland emulate the success of Silicon Valley? Many certainly hope so and are setting up Trust Valley. The aim is to bring together educational institutions, the private sector and local...

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Health Matters: infections on the rise (13 Oct 2020)

Health Matters: infections on the rise (13 Oct 2020)

Health matters

With the number of COVID infections on the rise, Dr Michelle explains the latest update to the Federal Office of Public Health’s media campaign - More important than ever: stop the rise in in...

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Big Screen, Little Screen - Misbehavior & I Am Greta

Big Screen, Little Screen - Misbehavior & I Am Greta

Mid Morning Mix

Suzi Lyon and Katt Cullen head to the cinema for this movie about Miss World in the 1970s (true story) and a documentary about Greta Thunberg

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Learn More: STEAM - not STEM

Learn More: STEAM - not STEM

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. Many parents are now familiar with STEM subjects – that’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, but now there’s STE...

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LUFF: Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival (14-18 Oct 2020)

LUFF: Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival (14-18 Oct 2020)

Mid Morning Mix

From the 14th - 18th October 2020, Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival will take over the Cinémathèque Suisse and four collaborating spaces for its ambi...

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Winter Camps with Les Elfes International

Winter Camps with Les Elfes International

The Breakfast Show

Winter is coming and we all hope the ski slopes will be open. Les Elfes International runs camps for 6 to 17 year olds in Verbier. There's plenty of activities for the kids, including ski an...

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Big Screen, Little Screen - Antebellum, Cats

Big Screen, Little Screen - Antebellum, Cats

Mid Morning Mix

This week Suzi and Katt return to look at: Antebellum - a cinema release this week, featuring Janelle Monae Cats - the film that flopped, that now we all want to watch (because it's strea...

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NexHack Edtech hackathon - Emma Baumhofer

NexHack Edtech hackathon - Emma Baumhofer

Mid Morning Mix

NexHack Edtech hackathon brings together young talent from all backgrounds in Switzerland, India, China, Brazil and the United States (and beyond!) to spark new ideas for Swiss Higher Educatio...

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Sous La Peau - a Geneva film about trans identity

Sous La Peau - a Geneva film about trans identity

Mid Morning Mix

Sous La Peau / Under the Skin - is a film about trans identity. We meet Logan, Söan and Effie Alexandra and follow their journey in Geneva for 2 years. Robin Harsch, Director of the fi...

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The Old Man and the Penguin - Julie Abery's book

The Old Man and the Penguin - Julie Abery's book

Mid Morning Mix

Julie Abery's book "The Old Man and the Penguin" tells the true story of João Pereira de Souza in Brazil, who finds an oil-covered penguin which he then cares for until he...

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Health Matters: Mental Health (6 October 2020)

Health Matters: Mental Health (6 October 2020)

Health matters

10th October marks World Mental Health Day and this year, WHO’s message is: Move for Mental Health: let’s invest. In this episode of Health Matters, Dr Michelle explains that we are ...

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Swiss Up! New Inheritance Laws(6 October 2020)

Swiss Up! New Inheritance Laws(6 October 2020)

Swiss Up!

Parliament is now discussing new laws surrounding inheritance. The current laws are more than 100 years old and fail to respect how modern families operate and evolve. There are more divorces and r...

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