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McKay Interview: Yves Daccord, Director-General ICRC

McKay Interview: Yves Daccord, Director-General ICRC

The McKay Interview

On this week's Mckay Interview, Michael talks to Yves Daccord, the Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The humanitarian organisation based in Geneva. Michael and Yve...

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What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson, UN Correspondent, runs through some of this week's UN activities, including the public events and a mix & mash networking event.   

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McKay Interview: Alain Barbey, regional director SBB/CFF

McKay Interview: Alain Barbey, regional director SBB/CFF

The McKay Interview

Swiss railways are the envy of the world. But to stay successful the network needs continuous development and improvement. Michael McKay talks with the regional director of Swiss Federal Railways ...

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What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

UN Roundup

The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has just made an appeal for $7 million to help treat extremely vulnerable children who are suffering from the worst form of malnutrition. It said that if it do...

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What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

UN Roundup

Bee with us today… on World Bee Day

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McKay Interview: Lord David Owen (20 May 2019)

McKay Interview: Lord David Owen (20 May 2019)

The McKay Interview

Veteran UK politician Lord David Owen talks to Michael McKay. Lord Owen is a former UK foreign secretary - at the time one of the youngest Foreign Secretaries at 38 years old. In 1983 he caused a p...

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McKay Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel from SESAME in Jordan (4 May 2019)

McKay Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel from SESAME in Jordan (4 May 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Dr Gihan Kamel. She is a distinguished Egyptian scientist and works for SESAME - Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East in Jorda...

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What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN delivers our weekly update.

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ART SEEN - Life of Mine: Giving mine action a human face

ART SEEN - Life of Mine: Giving mine action a human face

ART SEEN

  If you go for a stroll along the lakeside on Quai Mont Blanc, something else than the beautiful panorama or the famous Jet d'Eau will capture your attention: the compelling photo art ...

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McKay Interview: Dame Inga Beale (20th April 2019)

McKay Interview: Dame Inga Beale (20th April 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest this week has broken so much new ground, has smashed through the corporate glass ceiling with such elan, and has forced so many to look at things differently, indeed do thi...

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What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

UN Roundup

  One month on from Cyclone Idai, Daniel Johnson reports in with a warning from UNICEF. Children need urgent access to health, nutrition and water services to prevent malnutrition and disea...

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What's on at the UN? Gender Parity & International Day of Reflection

What's on at the UN? Gender Parity & International Day of Reflection

UN Roundup

  Daniel reports back on this morning's press conference: UNECE press conference - Cities as drivers of sustainable development – featuring lots of mayors from around the UN Econo...

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McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

The McKay Interview

On this week's edition, Michael speaks to Francis Martin - the president of the British Chambers of Commerce. Francis discusses the state of UK business and how it's struggling with the ...

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Flora Carmichael - Beyond Fake News

Flora Carmichael - Beyond Fake News

Mid Morning Mix

  Mid Morning Mix presenter Katt Cullen spoke to Flora Carmichael at Radiodays Europe in Lausanne.

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McKay Interview: Stephanie Jarrett, partner at Baker McKenzie.

McKay Interview: Stephanie Jarrett, partner at Baker McKenzie.

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Stephanie Jarrett, a partner at the international law firm Baker McKenzie. One of the firm's roles is to advise on efficient tax planning. ...

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What's on at the UN? - Mourning UN personnel killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

What's on at the UN? - Mourning UN personnel killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

UN Roundup

Image: The flag of the United Nations in Geneva is flown at half-mast on Monday, 11 March 2019, in memory of the United Nations personnel killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302. ...

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UN Roundup - Yemen pledge, Oscar-winning Roma and Blockchain

UN Roundup - Yemen pledge, Oscar-winning Roma and Blockchain

UN Roundup

  UN Correspondant Daniel Johnson gives us a recap on the Yemen pledging conference last week, with Secretary-General Guterres leading the appeal for $4.2 billion.   “Tens ...

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Zero Discrimination Day

Zero Discrimination Day

Mid Morning Mix

We find out more about the upcoming Geneva Pride this Summer with Andy Seale on an important day; International Zero Discrimination Day - 1st March. 

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McKay Interview: Andre Schneider, CEO of Geneva Airport

McKay Interview: Andre Schneider, CEO of Geneva Airport

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael McKay speaks to the new CEO of Geneva International Airport, Dr André Schneider. Geneva airport is one of the smallest and oldest international ai...

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What's on at the UN? The biggest UN humanitarian convoy in Syria

What's on at the UN? The biggest UN humanitarian convoy in Syria

UN Roundup

Image: © UNICEF/UN0279377 On 6 February 2019 in the Syrian Arab Republic, a humanitarian convoy traveling from Damascus arrives at the 10 km mark near Rukban where the UN and Syrian A...

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McKay Interview: Tibère Adler (18 February 2019)

McKay Interview: Tibère Adler (18 February 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay talks to Tibère Adler, former director of the think tank Avenir Suisse and CEO of Edipresse and now heading up the launch of a new Geneva based news website, Heidi.news. He ...

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What's on at the UN? - International Day of Women and Girls in Science

What's on at the UN? - International Day of Women and Girls in Science

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson and Katt Cullen take a look at the tech innovation set to save the UN food agency - World Food Programme - millions in delivering aid. So far, Optimus has saved WFP US...

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McKay Interview: Nadia Isler, Director UN SDG Lab (4 February 2019)

McKay Interview: Nadia Isler, Director UN SDG Lab (4 February 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest is Nadia Isler, Director of the Sustainable Development Goals Lab at the UN in Geneva. Nadia Isler has had a long career in international development with several years of fi...

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