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Vote in our U.S. election polls!

Vote in our U.S. election polls!

The Breakfast Show

What do you think will be the outcome of tomorrow's vote in the U.S.?

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 31 Oct)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 31 Oct)

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson at the United Nations runs us through the latest goings on from inside the Palais des Nations and around Switzerland.

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McKay Interview, former extremist, Adam Deen (7 November 2016)

McKay Interview, former extremist, Adam Deen (7 November 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's Mckay interview - Adam Deen. One of the great questions of our time, linked to the seemingly insoluble questions of conflict in the Middle East, is the attraction of younger, Wester...

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The poppy appeal

The poppy appeal

The Swiss Branch of the British Legion was created in 1947 by British and Commonwealth ex- Servicemen and women who came to live and work in Switzerland after the Second World War. The Branch today...

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 24 Oct)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 24 Oct)

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson joins Katt every Monday morning at 11:20 for a round-up of what's on at the United Nations; there's the big topics at the Palais each week and cultural events that you can attend.

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McKay Interview: Lady Barbara Judge, head of the Institute of Directors (24 October 2016)

McKay Interview: Lady Barbara Judge, head of the Institute of Directors (24 October 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this McKay Interview, Michael McKay speaks to Lady Barbara Judge. Lady Barbara is sometimes referred to as Britain’s best connected woman. Her long career has been breath-taking: from the USA, ...

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What's on this week at the UN?

What's on this week at the UN?

Mid Morning Mix

What's on at the UN this week?

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McKay Interview: Former Swiss ambassador Raymond Loretan

McKay Interview: Former Swiss ambassador Raymond Loretan

On this week's show, Michael McKay's guest is Raymond Loretan, a former Swiss Ambassador to Singapore and Brunei. He was once also the Swiss Consul-General in New York. He also worked as a ...

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McKay Interview: Raymond Loretan (10 October 2016)

McKay Interview: Raymond Loretan (10 October 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Raymond Loretan, a former Swiss Ambassador to Singapore and Brunei. He was once also the Swiss Consul-General in New York. He also worked as a senior civil servant in th...

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What will the appointment of the new UN SG mean for Geneva?

What will the appointment of the new UN SG mean for Geneva?

UN watchers were surprised last night when the Security Council settled on a choice for the next United Nations Secretary General - former Portuguese Prime Minister and an ex-head of the UNHCR - An...

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McKay Interview: Brexit and UK business

McKay Interview: Brexit and UK business

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview,Michael speaks to Paul Drechsler. He is the President of the Confederation of British Industry, known everywhere as the CBI. The CBI speaks on behalf of 19...

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What's on this week at the UN?

What's on this week at the UN?

Mid Morning Mix

What's on at the UN this week? - a run down with Daniel Johnson for the week beginning 3rd October.

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'The Great European Disaster' Geneva debate

'The Great European Disaster' Geneva debate

The Brexit vote has thrown the whole of the EU into crises – not just the UK.

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McKay Interview: Paul Drechsler (26 September 2016)

McKay Interview: Paul Drechsler (26 September 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Paul Drechsler. He is the President of the Confederation of British Industry, known everywhere as the CBI. The CBI speaks on behalf of 190...

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US citizens: How to cast your vote

US citizens: How to cast your vote

For Americans abroad, it's important to cast your vote!

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Geneva music project aims to raise money for the UNHCR

Geneva music project aims to raise money for the UNHCR

A Geneva based music project has brought together world class musicians and aims to raise money for UNHCR and its efforts to help the refugees from Syria and Iraq.

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McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers

McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay's guest is Antonio Hodgers, he is the Conseiller d’Etat (Councillor of State) in charge of Geneva’s Department of Planning, Housing and Energy. Geneva has a poor reputati...

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McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers (12 September 2016)

McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers (12 September 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay's guest is Antonio Hodgers, he is the Conseiller d’Etat (Councillor of State) in charge of Geneva’s Department of Planning, Housing and Energy. Geneva has a poor reputat...

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McKay Interview: Hans Koch, director of KKL

McKay Interview: Hans Koch, director of KKL

The McKay Interview

Hans Koch is the guest this week on the McKay Interview. He is the Director of the KKL which stands forKultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern. In English it’s the Culture and Congress Centre in Luce...

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Battle for next UN Secretary General moves into next round

Battle for next UN Secretary General moves into next round

The new Secretary General of the United Nations will take on the job on the 1st January 2017.

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McKay Interview: Hans Koch (29 August 2016)

McKay Interview: Hans Koch (29 August 2016)

The McKay Interview

Hans Koch is my guest today and he is the Director of the KKL which stands for Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern. In English it’s the Culture and Congress Centre in Lucerne. Hans has had a long ...

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McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada (July 4 2016)

McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada (July 4 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Esteve Calzada about the business of football. He spent many years working at FC Barcelona as marketing and commercial director. Now he works for the company he fo...

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McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada

McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada

This week Michael McKay speaks to Esteve Calzada about the business of football. He spent many years working at FC Barcelona as marketing and commercial director. Now he works for the company he fo...

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The McKay Interview with Tim Sebastian

The McKay Interview with Tim Sebastian

The McKay Interview

Today, my guest is Tim Sebastian, the award winning British journalist who is on a short visit to Geneva. We are at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and talking about his take on current world...

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